Be Still and Know That I Am God

Psalm 46:10: ‘be still and know that I am God…’ or as the NASB version says ‘cease striving and know that I God…’ is one of my go to Bible verses. It is a reminder that God is sovereign over everything, that he is in control and that I can trust him.

I need to be directed by God in what I am doing and thinking, not by my circumstances. As Proverbs 3:5-6 says: ‘trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your path straight.’ Also I need to do things in God’s strength and not my own, as Zechariah 4:6 says ‘‘…not by might nor by power, but by my spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty.’

Earlier in the week I needed this verse when I was nervous and fretting about an event. My husband asked me what God would say to me, I replied ‘be still and know that I am God,’ he then asked me what God wanted me to do and I replied with the same verse. We then prayed and God gave me his peace and reminded me that he goes before me (Psalm 139:5). When I woke up the next morning it was such a boost to see this as our verse of the day on the fridge:

Verse of the day

I love it when God reminds me that he cares about the details in my life (Matthew 6:25-33) and that he knows what I need (Matthew 6:8). When the event came around I was joyful and peaceful, praise God!

So my challenge to you is to dwell on ‘be still/ cease striving and know that I am God.’ Is there something that you need to hand over to God today? He is in control and he loves you.

6 thoughts on “Be Still and Know That I Am God

  1. Amen…. Thank you for reminding me to be still and know that he is God. I needed this. God is always present when we least expect it. He has helped me this past week to be honest this whole month… I’m grateful, thankful and blessed… Once again thank you for those much needed scriptures… ❤️🙏❤️🙏❤️

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