The Fire of Worship: Be Still

The Fire of Worship: Be Still

Living Free Every Day®
A ministry of

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Today's Scripture

"Let be and be still, and know (recognize and understand) that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations! I will be exalted in the earth!" Psalm 46:10 AMP

Thoughts for Today

Worship can take various forms. We can worship God through shouts of praise, songs of joy, words or adoration. Or . . . we can worship him by being still.
Sometimes God calls us to simply let be and be still. Let go of our worries. Let go of our fears. Let go of our doubts. Let go of our problems. Let go of the turmoil that surrounds us. Let go and be still before him.
Be still. Know, recognize, and understand that he is God. Think about what that means! He is God! Creator of all that is. And no matter what we see now . . . he will be exalted. Among the nations. In all the earth.

Consider this ...

Several years ago a woman teaching a home Bible study grew bored with it. The ladies in the group enjoyed the study, were even excited about it. But the leader heard the same thing in every lesson: Be still and know that I am God.
Little did she know that God was preparing her. Her world would soon turn upside down when her husband walked out on her. But she learned. She learned to be still. To understand that God is God. He still loved her. He still cared for her. He was still in control.
You may be going through a special challenge. Learn to worship. Learn to be still and know, really know, that he is God.


Father, teach me to worship by being still before you. Help me to be still and know, know in my whole being, that you are God. In Jesus' name . . .

These thoughts were drawn from ...

A Passionate Pursuit of God: Drawing Nearer to Him
by Dr. Mike Chapman. This study teaches participant how to move into God's inner circle, how to listen for the voice of God, how to enjoy the freedom of worship, and how to embrace the mission of worship. This 45-minute format will accommodate groups with limited meeting times. Note: This curriculum was written especially for small groups and we encourage people to use it that way. However, it can also be used effectively as a personal study for individuals or couples.

We hope these devotions are a blessing to you and to others in your life. We are happy to provide them for you at no cost, but thought you might want to consider a donation to help our ministry with the expense involved. You can safely donate through our website . Thank you!



Living Free Facebook Community
Visit us on Facebook!

©Living Free 2007. Living Free is a registered trademark. Living Free Every Day® devotionals may be reproduced for personal use. When reproduced to share with others, please acknowledge the source as Living Free, Chattanooga, TN, Must have written permission to use in any format to be sold. Permission may be requested by sending an e-mail to