The Man Who Has Seen Misery

I am the man who has seen misery Because of the rod of His wrath. – Lam. 3:1

Hear the words of one intensely mourning.

“To be without afflictions is impossible here below, where man is born to trouble as the sparks fly upward. Not to feel when afflicted, is a stoical and impious. But to sink under troubles is beneath the character of the Christian.” – James Meikle (1730-1799)

Calm, Part 4: Calms The Storm

He calms the storm, So that its waves are still. – Psa. 107:29

The Christian attitude is marked by calm.

The One Who Remains In Love

We have come to know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love, and the one who remains in love remains in God, and God remains in him.” – 1 John 4:16

“The spirit of true saints is the spirit of divine love.” – Jonathan Edwards

Calm, Part 3: A Great Calm

Then He arose and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, ‘Peace, be still!’ And the wind ceased and there was a great calm.Mark 4:39

The Christian attitude is marked by calm; a settled inner repose of quiet unaffected by circumstances.

Calm, Part 2: Calms a Dispute

“A hot-tempered person stirs up strife, But the slow to anger calms a dispute.” – Prov. 15:18

The Christian attitude is marked by calm; a settled inner repose of quiet unaffected by circumstances.

Calm, Part 1: Be Calm

Take care and be calm, have no fear and do not be fainthearted,” – Isa. 7:4

The Christian attitude is marked by calm; a settled inner repose of quiet unaffected by circumstances.

Leads Only To Evildoing

Cease from anger and abandon wrath; Do not get upset; it leads only to evildoing.” – Psa. 37:8

Anger, wrath, and getting upset only leads to evildoing.

My Anxious Thoughts Multiply

When my anxious thoughts multiply within me, Your comfort delights my soul.” -Psa. 94:19

Jesus is the only comfort when your anxious thoughts multiply.

Your Faithfulness Will Support Me

“If I should say, ‘My foot has slipped,’ Your faithfulness, LORD, will support me.” – Psa. 94:18

God will support you.

He Will Quiet You With His Love

LORD your God in your midst, The Mighty One, will save; He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.” – Zeph. 3:17

So many wondrous things in one verse. Meditate over every phrase.

God is here.

God will save.

God gladly rejoiced over you.

God will quiet you with His love.

God sings over you.