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.

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.

Walk Up and Down In His Name

“I will strengthen them in the LORD, And they shall walk up and down in His name,” – God (Zech. 10:12)

The only way we can walk in His name is if God strengthens us.

While You Keep Silent

The LORD will fight for you, while you keep silent.” – Exd.14:14

Get out of God’s way.

My Soul Clings To You

My soul clings to You; Your right hand takes hold of me.” – Psa. 63:8

Cling to Jesus.

Cleave to Jesus.

Follow hard after Jesus.

And with a reciprocal action, Jesus holds, sustains, and supports you in His embrace. 

Who Will Annul It?

“For the LORD of hosts has purposed, And who will annul it? His hand is stretched out, And who will turn it back?” – Isa. 14:27

Short answer: no one.

Loose Him

Loose him, and let him go.” – Jesus (John 11:44)

After Lazarus was raised from the dead, he didn’t wear his graveclothes any longer.

After we are raised from the dead spiritually, we don’t continue living like we once did.

I Will By No Means Cast Out

The one who comes to Me I will by no means cast out.” – Jesus (John 6:37)

“But I am a great sinner, say you.

‘I will by no means cast out,’ says Christ.

But I am an old sinner, say you.

‘I will by no means cast out,’ says Christ.

But I am an hard-hearted sinner, say you.

‘I will by no means cast out,’ says Christ.

But I am an backsliding sinner, say you.

‘I will by no means cast out,’ says Christ.

But I have served Satan all my days, say you.

‘I will by no means cast out,’ says Christ.

But I have sinned against light, say you.

‘I will by no means cast out,’ says Christ.

But I have sinned against mercy, say you.

‘I will by no means cast out,’ says Christ.

But I have no good thing to bring with me, say you.

‘I will by no means cast out,’ says Christ.

This promise was provided to answer all objections.”

– John Bunyan