Psalm 46:10a: Be Still, and know that I am God.
What do you do when you don't know what to do? You can do many things, but there
is really only one thing you can do. That is to, be still and know that God is
in control. In order to be still the first thing to do is pause...stop
whatever you call yourself doing, pray, and then praise. Pausing will
in essence be your way of saying, "what do I do?" Praying acknowledges
that you need supernatural help that only comes from the heavenly
Father. Praising gives you the strength to wait until your desired change
has come. The psalmist declares that God will be exalted in the earth
and in our very lives at every, and any given moment if we will be still
in His presence. God loves the attention of His children when He is moving
in our behalf. Like a river that flows in the space of time, that offers a
weary traveler a cool drink of water because he is dying of thirst--when
you are still in the presence of God, you can hear Him whisper your name in a
soft cool breeze. You can hear His call like an eagle searching for her
young. And your heart would swell in a moment that could literally take your breathe
away. Being still can ease a troubled mind, or bring complete joy in the
midst of confusion. God's love will overwhelm you if you pause, pray and
praise. He comes close when you shut off the sounds of movement around
you, within you, and let him have His way. Reverence His glory as He
bids you to be still, and know that He is God.
You Matter To Me,
Dr. Emma Armstrong.
23)This is the Lord's doing; it is marvelous in our eyes. (24) This is the
day that the Lord hath made; we rejoice and be glad in it.
Today is a marvelous day because...we are here. In the midst of what may be happening in your space of life, today is your day to rejoice. The psalmist declares in no uncertain terms that whatever may be your circumstance--trial, situation, trouble, issue; it is of the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes. We are asked today to change the way we look at our surroundings. Change our perception.
Now, I will be the first to admit that it is easier said than done, simply because when the storms of life are raging around you, and the billows cease to roll; you are asked to, required to, act like everything is rosy, and there is nothing wrong.
The key to this matter is this: It is the Lord's doing. Surely, we must know and believe that our Heavenly Father, our God knows exactly what He is doing and He knows what is best for us. We are admonished to rejoice because He brought us through yesterday, although the same stuff was going on. And He is able to bring us through today. The problem is really not the problem. The real issue is our perception of the problem.
Wherever you are today...stop, stand still, and declare, no matter what may be your plight today, let this day be a day of rejoicing for you! God is on your side. Look at it this way--don't see it from the view of where you are standing, but lift up your head, open up the eyes of your heart ,and see the beauty of God from the mountain top! Rejoice because it is the Lord's doing. It is His day!
The eagle has the strength to soar to the highest height and stare into the rays of the sun. It gains unimaginable strength and glides through the changes of natural climate. The sun does not blind the eagle but helps him to see better. Stare into the eyes of the "SON" and gain the strength to go forward this day! In the Spirit of clarity, all is well. It is the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes. Rejoice!
You Matter To Me,
Hello! I'm Dr. Armstrong and the 'photo bomber' is my granddaughter, Jazzy:) I created this blog to encourage and strengthen the body of Believers to soar and reach their full potential. Go to my Dr. Emma Armstrong page if you would like to know more about me.