Psalm 46:7-10 from The Passion Translation tells us:
“Here He comes! The Commander! The Mighty Lord of Angel Armies is on our side! The God of Jacob fights for us! Pause in His presence. Everyone look! Come and see the breathtaking wonders of our God. For He brings both ruin and revival. He’s the one who makes conflicts end throughout the earth, breaking and burning every weapon of war. Surrender your anxiety. Be still and realize that I am God. I am God above all the nations, and I am exalted throughout the whole earth. Here He stands! The Commander! The mighty Lord of Angel Armies is on our side! The God of Jacob fights for us! Pause in His presence.”
Now, slow down and allow that to go deep in your heart. It will invigorate you.
Pray with me:
Father, thank You for this word of encouragement. We choose to lay down that which we have been dragging around unnecessarily. As this Psalm says, we surrender our anxiety. We say “no” to the distractions that weary our souls. We ask for Your help in doing this, and are confident that You will do so. You are our helper, Holy Spirit.
As we do this, we fully expect You to speak to us. We believe You will talk to us about our future and awaken us to Your plans and purposes for our lives. Give us dreams and visions. Open us to supernatural communication with You. Do this in order for us to be a blessing to others, as well as causing us to prosper personally.
We ask for this week to be a significant week of refreshing and recovery. As we give You thanks for Your many blessings, we ask for renewed vision and strength.
And as this great Psalm also says, we remember that You are God above all the nations. You stand as commander among the nations and will be exalted throughout the whole earth. And You, the Lord of Angel Armies, are on our side! You will fight for us. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
We decree that we will obey Psalm 46: we pause in God’s presence and take in His majesty.