A Kingdom Leader is often captured by the swirling wind of activity and the waves of endless needs in life. We begin to feel unsteady and overwelmed. Then we go beyond our level of comfort, knowledge and understanding and fear takes over.
Are you overwelmed by the issues in your life? How has the covid pandemic affected your balance? Does the cultural revolution of today cause you to feel uneasy? Where is God in your heart and mind? Does He give you comfort or does He seem to be asleep? Consider Abraham in the book of Genesis. His responce to the difficulty of his time could be a great lesson for us.
Genesis 18:22 (NKJV)
Then the men turned away from there and went toward Sodom, but Abraham still stood before the Lord.
The New King James Version. (1982). (Ge 18:22). Nashville: Thomas Nelson.
Be still, my soul: The Lord is on thy side;
Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain;
Leave to thy God to order and provide;
In every change He faithful will remain.
Be still, my soul: thy best, thy heavenly Friend
Through thorny ways leads to a joyful end.
Be still, my soul: thy God doth undertake
To guide the future as He has the past.
Thy hope, thy conﬁdence, let nothing shake;
All now mysterious shall be bright at last.
Be still, my soul: the waves and winds still know
His voice who ruled them while He dwelt below.
Short, D., & Searle, D. (2004). Pastoral visitation: a pocket manual (pp. 24–25). Fearn, UK: Christian Focus Publications.
Be still and know that He is God! He can calm the storms with only a word.
Cathy and Danny Sartin
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Four decade veteran of youth ministry in churches, Youth For Christ and now is the Founder and Executive Director of Deeper Still Missions. Danny and his wife Cathy spend most of their time mentoring missionaries in Africa, Europe, Central America and North America. Future opportunities include South America and the Asia Pacific area.