It is the source of great joy to me to hear that you are willing to strive after that true and perfect joy, which belongs not to earth but to heaven; that is, not to this, vale of tears, but to that city of God which the rivers of the flood thereof make glad (Ps. The Lord of Hosts.--Ps. 10 Be still, and know that I am God When God wants you to hear something, He will repeat it many times and many ways. The Lord of Heaven’s Armies is here among us;the God of Israel is our fortress” (Ps. The Bible says there will be cataclysmic changes on the earth surrounding the return of the Lord. (i) He warns them who persecute the Church to cease their cruelty: for also they will feel that God is too strong for them against whom they fight.Psalm 46:10 Parallel Commentaries, The Desolations of the Lord, the Consolation of his SaintsIT SEEMS THAT EVERYTHING Christlike must have a history like that of Christ. The bow - The bows and spears, and chariots of their enemies.46:11 Be still - Stir no more against my people. He remains our fortress in time of trouble. Read and meditate on what it says. Built by the word of His command, With His unclouded presence blest, Firm as His throne, the bulwarks stand; There is our home, our hope, our rest. The heathen raged, the kingdoms were moved: He uttered His voice, the earth melted. He hath ascended up on high; he sitteth at the right hand of God, our Father; and doubtless this, WHAT TO PRAY.--For Peace "I exhort therefore, first of all, that supplication be made for kings and all that are in high places; that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and gravity. While this pandemic has rocked us physically, emotionally, and financially, the mountains still stand. 50,000 people gave their lives to Christ that week. But first we must be still and know that Jesus is Lord! Thy Maker own; Ye gentiles. God wants us to trust in him and him alone. by William Gaskell, 1855 A sure stronghold. of Be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might. This translation from Blue Letter Bible says it means to let drop, relax, to let go, to be quiet, to be still. Again He maketh wars to cease, He breaks the bow, unpoints the spear, And burns the chariot;--joy and peace In all His glorious march appear: Silence, O Earth! 9. King James Version (KJV) “Be still and know that I am God”, the first half of Psalm 46:10, is a popular verse used to encourage believers to be still and silent before the Lord. I will never abandon you” (Hebrews 13:5). Hushed be all, The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA, As soon as we fall into a fault, or have wandered, we must turn again within ourselves; because this fault having turned us from God, we should as soon as possible turn towards Him, and suffer the penitence which He Himself will give. War and destruction are inevilable,but so is God 's final victory.At that time,all will be still before Almighty God.How proper,then,for us to be still now,reverently honoring Him and His power and Majesty.Let us take each day time to be still and to exalt God our Father in the name of Jesus Christ His Son. God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her, and that right early. It never fails, when I read this scripture I feel better instantly. They came out in throngs, open to hear the good news that Jesus saves! It is of great importance that we should not be anxious about these faults, because the anxiety only springs from a secret pride and a love of our own excellence. Though the earth crumble and the nations fall into chaos—when the worst we can imagine occurs—those who take refuge in God will not be shaken. xlvi. The might of water sinks to rest; How calm yon river glideth, God's city mirrored on its breast, The house where he abideth! 8,7,8,7,6,6,6,6,7 Ein feste Burg Luther. xlvi. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. This time when we’ve been asked to stay at home is ideal for being still in God’s presence. 2 Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you: for I … Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. The New American Standard Bible says, “Cease striving and know that I am God” instead of “be still.” Both terms address the need to quiet our hearts in the knowledge and presence of God. Under a religious habit she had continued to have a spirit given up to the world, and Bernard praises her for coming to a sense of her duty; he exhorts her not to neglect the grace given to her. The might of water sinks to rest; How calm yon river glideth, God's city mirrored on its breast, The house where he abideth! Maybe you’d like to find a devotional to follow along with, or you can start a Bible study group through video chat with some friends. 8Come, behold the works of the LORD, what desolations he hath made in the earth. If we become discouraged, we shall grow weaker yet; and reflection, A Short Method Of Prayer And Spiritual Torrents. The context of this verse makes its message all the more fascinating and appropriate for our times. As soon as we fall into a fault, or have wandered, we must turn again within ourselves; because this fault having turned us from God, we should as soon as possible turn towards Him, and suffer the penitence which He Himself will give. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Cross references: Psalm 46:10: [Is. In D. N. Freedman (Ed. Selah. If you prefer a Bible study guide or workbook, pick one and ask God to speak to you each day. Under a religious habit she had continued to have a spirit given up to the world, and Bernard praises her for coming to a sense of her duty; he exhorts her not to neglect the grace given to her. God and I working together !!! This Psalm addresses Israel in a time of turmoil.