Duration: 365 days
CONFIDENCE IN TIMES OF DISTRESS (PSALM 46:1-11)
Most of us feel distraught at some point in our lives. When stress in daily living becomes unbearable, we want to escape. We may want out of jobs, relationships, a church, a neighborhood or some other difficult situation. We think we can’t handle things the way they are because they cause us too much stress, so we decide to walk away. Move on. Head for anywhere but where we are.
What does the Bible have to tell us about how to handle stress? How are we to respond when our fallen human nature cries out for us to stop and run?
God has a powerful truth for us. We do not handle stressful situations by fighting against them; instead, God calls us to be at rest in him. To the psalmist, this meant being still and knowing God…
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