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"Be still, and know that I am God."  Psalms 46:10a

I have a specific word from the Lord for someone this morning... "Be still, and know that I am God!"  The Lord says to..."QUIT!"  Quit worrying, quit fidgeting, quit trying to solve it yourself.  You have been like Philip when Jesus approached him about how to feed the five thousand.  Philip tried to reason it out.  He didn't know how it was going to be done because they only had a few cents in the treasury and it would take at least eight months wages to feed them all at least a bite. 

The Lord also says.... "Take your hands off!"  Take your hands off of the situation; stop trying to make it come to pass.  You have been like Sarah and Abraham, unwilling to wait for the Lord to reveal the promise in His due season.  Instead, you have tried to devise a way to make it happen sooner because you want it NOW!  If you aren't careful you will wind up with a bigger problem just like Sarah and Abraham did.

The Lord loves you and He is well aware of your situation.  He was not blind-sided by it.  He saw it coming before you did and He is not wringing His hands, pacing the floor, or chewing His nails over it.  He is at peace about it.... so you should be too.  He wants you to "be still"-- rest!  Rest in the fact that He is in control, He knows how to handle it, He knows what to do.  He doesn't want you fretting or sweating about it any longer.  You have made yourself sick worrying over it.  There is nothing you can do about it yourself.  So put your full trust and confidence in Him.  He will not leave you, He will not let you down.  He is able to do exceeding abundantly above all you can ask or think.  So stop focusing on the problem; keep your eyes on the "real" solution... JESUS!   

He also said to tell you... HE LOVES YOU!  Repent of trying to handle it yourself.  Repent of allowing it to do to you what it has.  Ask Him to help you to be still.  Fall into His arms and let Him love you and give you back the peace that you lost because of this.

Have a great day.  Be still... and know that He is God!

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