Journals of abiding (4)

Abiding in peace God, you have so faithfully taught me that peace is not something I should wait for to happen but something that I can step into now because You are the God of peace. You told me so plainly in your Word that You have already given me Your peace but that you…

A moment of stillness (93).

An incredible promise. But you, my servant Jacob, do not be afraid, and do not be discouraged, Israel, for without fail I will save you from far away, and your descendants from the land of their captivity! Jacob will return and have calm and quiet with no one to frighten him. Jeremiah 46:27 This is…

A moment of stillness (55).

Quieted soul. Instead, I have calmed and quieted my soul like a weaned child with its mother; my soul is like a weaned child. Psalm 131:2 The soul is rarely calm. It is often restless and chaotic. The world conditions us this way. The things of this world are never enough. To understand this verse,…