|God Loves You|
“The Lord will fight for you; you need only be still.” Exodus 14: 14, NIV.
A LITTLE BACKGROUND
The Israelites escaped slavery and were pursued by the Egyptian army. They were desperate and faced death. We often have situations where we feel just like those ancient Israelites and at the brink of disaster.
We make plans, we call experts and Google the problem; we run to and fro to try to solve our dilemma, but God is saying “be still,” He will be our deliverer. Sometimes He is our helper and sometimes He is our deliverer. In both situations, you have to “let go and let God.”
The Christian life is a relationship with Christ. In our analytical age, we try to make everything into a formula with twelve steps and an outline, but what relationship flourishes that way? In the crisis, focus on Jesus and work on your relationship with him.
During these moments remember a few basic truths of our relationship with God.
* Look to him.
* Pray through it.
* Search His Word for instruction.
* Associate with others who love God.
* Wait expectantly.
* Accept his results.
* Remember what you have learned of the Lord.
These verses end with “You need only be still.” We need this attitude in our daily lives. We need to practice trust, and, faith and stillness. We need to sometimes sit down and allow God to work. Sometimes we need to just get alone and get quiet before the Lord and wait for Him to speak in our hearts. He gives comfort and he gives peace. He is the victory.
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