Thread: belated Saturday evening Bible thread
One verse has been on my mind a lot lately. Ps 46:10 ‘Our God says, "Calm down, and learn that I am God! All nations on earth will honor me.”’
Why would God tell me to calm down? Because he knows me.
He knows that I get agitated when I see evil appearing to win. These are trying times. From a sense-knowledge viewpoint, a lot of bad things are happening, and our lives hang in the balance. But God says, “Calm down, Paul. The world will honor me.”
This message is sprinkled throughout the Bible.

“And the peace of God, which passes all understanding, will keep your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:7

“I will be with you; I will not fail you or forsake you.” Joshua 1:5
“Be still before the Lord, and wait patiently for him.” Psalm 37:7

“Calm down! Don’t be afraid.” the LORD replied. “You’re not going to die!” Judges 6:23

“The LORD himself will fight for you. Just stay calm.” Exodus 14:14

I’ll let you in on a little secret.
I don’t read the Bible. I search it. “These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.” Act 17:11
If I’m feeling anxious, I search for verses about anxiety. If I want to calm myself down, I search for verses on being calm. And when I read those verses, I think of them as God talking to me directly. I wasn’t alive when David wrote the Psalms. But God knew I would read them.
He spoke to me just as he spoke to you, and to every person who has the ears to hear. When I say I don’t read the Bible, what I mean is, I don’t sit down and read chapter after chapter after chapter. I read it looking for answers to questions that I have.
And I have a lot of questions. And God has answers for every one of them. There’s sixteen days before the election. Now is the time (at least for me) to take a deep breath and become calm. Be still and know that God has got this. He’s in charge.
The peace that I feel now is complete. It’s all encompassing. I’m not worried about anything right now. Because I know God and I trust Him.

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”
1 Thess 5:16-18

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