8/04/16 End of the Rope
“Stand now! Be still and know that I am God. Be still for a few moments more and allow Me to work the perfect work in you. I know that much seems out of order while you wait for Me to answer your requests; but from My perspective, nothing is as it seems to you. In a heartbeat, what I have accomplished in the heavenlies will be implemented in your midst.
"Most important, however, is what is being accomplished in you while you wait for Me. My concerns are not so much for your needs. My deepest concern is your need of Me that is being formed in you while you wait. Work with Me. Work to help others while they wait on Me. Focus your trust on Me. I will never fail you. You are Mine and I love you.”
Exodus 17:12 AMP
But Moses’ hands were heavy and grew weary. So [the other men] took a stone and put it under him and he sat on it. Then Aaron and Hur held up his hands, one on one side and one on the other side; so his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.
Exodus 33:13-16 NIV
13) “If I have found favor in your eyes, teach me your ways so I may know you and continue to find favor with you. Remember that this nation is your people.”
14) The Lord replied, ‘My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.’
15) Then Moses said to him, “If your presence does not go with us, do not send us up from here.
16) How will anyone know that you are pleased with me and with your people unless you go with us? What else will distinguish me and your people from all the other people on the face of the earth?”
Psalm 46:1 AMP
God is our Refuge and Strength [mighty and impenetrable to temptation], a very present and well-proved help in trouble.
Psalm 46:10 NIV
“Be still and know that I am God…”
Psalm 51:10 AMP
Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right, persevering, and steadfast spirit within me.
God is teaching any of His children who will listen to fully understand that He is our only source. He is bringing us to the end of our own resources, so that we finally submit to Him as our only source for everything. So we wait as Jesus waited to be resurrected. Just as there was no physical movement while Jesus waited, we must be still and fully understand that God is really our God, working a perfect work in all things.
I can’t, so You must, Lord,