Week Three: God’s Command for Stillness
As we prepare our family to move this week, I’m going to keep things on the shorter side. And what could be a better challenge in the midst of so much moving than the command from God to be “still” and know that I am God?
We are continuing our feature of Manning’s The Ragamuffin Gospel this month where he reflects on the love of God and the meaning of the cross:
The ragamuffin church is comfortable with periods of silence, sitting still, listening attentively, and experiencing the divine presence. “Be still and acknowledge that I am God” (Psalm 46:10) is not merely a pious suggestion, but a divine injunction. Page 220
Alan Jones notes, “The most difficult part of mature faith is to allow ourselves to be the object of God’s delight.” Page 223
Are you feeling able to be still or are you always on the go in this season?
How can you make space to be still before God today?