Be Still . . .
Devotionals for Daily Living
He restores my soul;
He leads me in the paths of righteousness
For His name’s sake.
(Psalms 23:3 (NKJV))
I want you to reflect on these sixteen words and how much truth and promise is contained within them.
Do you feel battered and broken by the world? Do you feel that the weight of the world is too much to bear? Do you long for restoration?
Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
(Matthew 11:28 (NKJV))
Do you long to be surrounded and lifted up out of the wickedness and evil of this world? Do you long for the power to continue your daily struggles against the enemy? Do you long to be embraced in Godly righteousness and have it completely surround you? Do you long to walk in righteousness all the days of your life?
but those who hope in the Lord
will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
they will run and not grow weary,
they will walk and not be faint.
(Isaiah 40:31 (NIV))
Do you trust in the promises of God? Do you trust in His name?
For no matter how many promises God has made, they are “Yes” in Christ. And so through him the “Amen” is spoken by us to the glory of God.
(2 Corinthians 1:20 (NIV))
I could go on and on about how sixteen words say so much. They give peace. They give restoration. They give comfort. They give direction. They give assurance. They give righteousness. They give each of us a guarantee that we can rely on the name of the Lord to fulfill what He has promised! We simply need to lead to be still in His presence, for in His presence we can find all of these things and so much more.
Where have you been lead?
Copyright 1998 – 2019 Dennis J. Smock
Daily Living Ministries, Inc.
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