Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Fair Winds and Following Seas

The floods have lifted up, O Lord,
The floods have lifted up their voice;
The floods lift up their waves.
The Lord on high is mightier
Than the noise of many waters,
Than the mighty breakers of the sea. —Psalm 93:3,4

A storm–lashed ocean. Howling winds. Crashing breakers. Pounding surf. Sturm und drang. A world in chaos.

But "the Lord on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, mightier than the mighty breakers of the sea," a testimony that is "very sure" (93:5).

God word is “true truth” in this age of terrible uncertainty and subjectivity. Read all about it: "The Lord reigns, He is clothed with majesty; He has girded Himself with strength. Surely the world is established, so that it cannot be moved" (93:1). Peace. Be still.

God is working out his purpose 
'spite of all that happens here. 
Lawless nations in commotion, 
restless like a storm-tossed ocean. 

He controls their rage and fury 
so his children need not fear. 
Let our hearts then turn to heaven 
where he bides his time in peace 
Giving him our heart's devotion 
till the present troubles cease.

David Roper 

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