2. But many give way to this quarrelling, and consider not the hazard thereof. organizations to promote compassionate and responsible living. His imagination was so rapid, that it would not suffer him to connect his expressions, but he, as it were, felicitates himself and his people, and breaks forth into the triumphal expression, The Lord of hosts is with us, &c. leaving them to infer, and make the proper use of the expression. “Be still, and know Turner.” But God has difficulty in getting us still. and allow Him to reveal His deepest passion for each one of us . Psalm 46:10 is rendered in the CSB as “Stop your fighting, and know that I am … People use it in the morning before getting out of bed, on the way to work, before a bible study, or as a reminder of the futility of the Assyrian invasion against Israel. Stillness and the knowledge of God. Psalm 46. In this verse the Lord is 3. That is why you can have positive (going faster and faster) or negative (going slower) acceleration. A list of Christmas Verses – The First Coming, Tree of Knowledge – A Tree of Good and Evil – The Cross, Tree of Knowledge – Trees and Garden in Ezekiel. III. Come, behold the works of the Lord. A. J. Vaughan, Fifty Sermons, 7th series, p. 46. It is very significant how all the greatly inspired men were trained in the school of silence. Set Him before you, in all His adorable perfections. Carnal men are drowned in fleshly and worldly cares, and neither purged nor lifted up to receive the light of God, or else indisposed by prejudice or passion, that they cannot learn at all. (Homiletic Review.). See a work accomplished which none “but” God could effect. Imagining that they have only to do with men, they presumptuously assail them, and therefore the prophet here represses their insolence; and that his address may have the more weight, he introduces God himself as speaking to them. The result in Hezekiah's time accordingly was (2 Chronicles 32:23) "Many brought gifts unto the Lord to Jerusalem, and presents to Hezekiah king of Judah; so that he was magnified in the sight of all nations from thenceforth." 2. He says, "I am God," not a conception of your minds, not one whom you make what he is by your mode of thinking of him, but a living Person, who is saying to you what He said to Moses in the bush: "I am;" who is teaching you that you could not be if He were not, that all the thoughts, apprehensions, intimations, of your spirits were given you by Him, and are meant to lead you to Him. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. ), The exaltation of Christ among the nations, There is nothing more remarkable in the history of the Hebrew people than their connection with surrounding nations. In the second place, let us take the words of our text in the more generally accepted sense. Let me, however, entreat you to turn your attention for a while from your affliction; think with yourselves how much worse your condition would have been if God had treated you according to your deserts; consider the mercies you still enjoy; above all, take sanctuary at the throne of grace, and there pour out your tears of sorrow to Him who hath an ear to hear, and a heart to pity, the afflicted. It is a great question for us to ask ourselves, whether both these dangers are not assailing us at this time, and from the same cause? Apply them to ourselves, and to our own immediate circumstances. 1. Heaven and earth are sure to reflect themselves if the mirror of your mind be calm enough. the source of this profound cry from my heart, but I know it is an interwoven Know that i am God, even thy God!” There! how much of the time we call life is really the death, the deadness, of the living part! A higher degree of patience and submission than even this is required of us; and that is, to justify, approve and commend the Divine proceedings. The heathen belong to God. Then, how do you know God: Savior, Healer, Teacher, the Big Man upstairs, is He my Lord or your Lord or Someone you visit three times a year? Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. "Commentary on Psalms 46:10". I will be exalted in the earth, among all people, whatever may have been their wickedness or their degradation. And like I said, sometimes they are solemn moments of And My Book of truth, is it not above all books in Mine eyes?