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Be Nonetheless – A Devotional by Marilyn Ehle

“Be nonetheless and know that I’m God.”  Psalm 46:10

Sleep had been fitful and at last non-existent so at 4:30 a.m., I obtained away from bed, showered and placed on the espresso. Caffeine lastly energized me sufficient to start the day’s actions however there was nonetheless a weight within the pit of my abdomen. Late the earlier night we obtained phrase of an enormous monetary loss and our future was murky to say the least. This wasn’t only a matter of belt-tightening however a way more dire state of affairs.

I made my strategy to the nook the place God and I meet every morning and turned to see which psalm was indicated in my well-worn weekly devotional information. I learn the acquainted opening verse of Psalm 46: “God is our refuge and energy, an ever-present assist in bother.”  I smiled as I considered God’s excellent timing. He knew what phrases I would wish and once I would wish them.

However phrases farther down struck with even larger pressure: “Be nonetheless and know that I’m God.” (The Hebrew language has the that means of)“chill out”.  The author goes on to present the rationale why I can select to be nonetheless within the midst of turmoil:  Be nonetheless! The Lord Almighty is with us.

The state of affairs hasn’t modified however as I persistently refuse to fret and thank God for the One who’s my refuge and energy, I’m acknowledging that the Lord Almighty is aware of, understands and stands prepared to assist.

In the course of turmoil, Lord, it’s really easy to neglect that you simply not solely love me however stand able to prop up my faltering religion. Assist me imagine even once I can not see.

By Marilyn Ehle
Utilized by Permission

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