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Be still and know that He is God.

Be encouraged today to ‘be still' before the Lord. Whatever it is today and in all of your tomorrows that you are experiencing and will walk through, find your trust in Him.  Rest your soul in Christ only and not in the things of this world and the desires of the flesh.  Take the letters you read in His Word, lift them off the pages and paste them to your heart.  You will then come to a place of quietness and rest and you will soon discover His power when you are still.

Petition God with these words, print them out if you have to and keep reading them until they gets deep within your spirit.  He promises in His Word to be with you and as of today, He's yet to break one of those promises. 

"STILL" - Hillsong

Hide me now under your wing,
Cover me within your mighty hand,
When the oceans rise and thunders roar,
I will soar with you above the storm.
Father you are King over the flood,
I will be still and know You are God. 

Proverbs 3:5, Hebrews 2:13, Psalm 119:15

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In Christ, Barbara Ries, Ministry Director

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Comment balloon 26 commentsBARBARA RIES • August 16 2008 06:40AM

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And give Him permission to be within me.  Come Holy Spirit, fill my heart with your peace and love.

God bless you.

Posted by Kenneth Cole, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson (Weichert Realtors Appleseed Group, 2043 Richmond Ave. S.I.N.Y. 10314. office phone 718-698-9797, Appleseedhomes.com -) almost 9 years ago

Kenneth: I stand with you on this.  GBU!  Barbara :)

Posted by BARBARA RIES, Your Cool Agent in the Coolest Small Town, Lititz! (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Homesale Realty) almost 9 years ago

It is so easy to get caught up in the world.  We are under attack not only daily, but minute by minute by one who tries to steal our peace and our joy.  ~Evelyn

Posted by Evelyn Panning (Property Connections Realty Inc.) almost 9 years ago

HELLO BARBARA!

I just printed it out.  Thank you.  Times are hard for so many, perhaps it would be easier to bare if all of our faith was in HIM.

Many blessings,

Posted by Yvette Smith, Realtor In Williamsburg VA, Homes for Sale (LONG & FOSTER) almost 9 years ago

Hi Evelyn:  With so much going on in our world today, it's comforting to be still and go before the Lord kowing He is in control of all things.  Barbara 

Posted by BARBARA RIES, Your Cool Agent in the Coolest Small Town, Lititz! (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Homesale Realty) almost 9 years ago

Hi Yvette: You're very welcome.  Thanks for your insight on faith -- placing complete trust in God is where He wants us to be in Him.  God bless you!  Barbara

Posted by BARBARA RIES, Your Cool Agent in the Coolest Small Town, Lititz! (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Homesale Realty) almost 9 years ago

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Posted by C Tann-Starr (Tann Starr & Associates, Inc.) almost 9 years ago

Carol: Thanks for the feature in CC -- learning to be still is a good, solid lesson for everyone to learn -- with it comes rest and being refreshed during the process.  GBU!  Barbara

Posted by BARBARA RIES, Your Cool Agent in the Coolest Small Town, Lititz! (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Homesale Realty) almost 9 years ago

Barbara, you are very welcome. I had mentioned trying to chill out and be still and listen for God with Melody Botting earlier today, among other things (LOL). A very timely post, indeed. Enjoy your evening. Love, C.

Posted by C Tann-Starr (Tann Starr & Associates, Inc.) almost 9 years ago

Hi Carol:  Thanks again.  Always stay teachable for when you do, God is able to show you great things and important lessons -- you are in transition now so allow His Spirit to lead you in all things -- be still and He will show you the next step.  Love you, Barbara

Posted by BARBARA RIES, Your Cool Agent in the Coolest Small Town, Lititz! (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Homesale Realty) almost 9 years ago

Barbara, what does your schedule look like for Wed? Wanna have bible study in the park with the minions in tow? Will be in PA for the day. I would love to see you. Phone tag, you're it!  :-)

Posted by C Tann-Starr (Tann Starr & Associates, Inc.) almost 9 years ago

I am glad I read that right now.  I needed some peace at this moment.

Posted by Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert (RE/MAX Results) almost 9 years ago

Hi Chuck: Are you okay? Be still and know He is God.  Barbara

Posted by BARBARA RIES, Your Cool Agent in the Coolest Small Town, Lititz! (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Homesale Realty) almost 9 years ago

Hi Carol:  I sent you an email. It's crazy until school starts plus no vacation down time for me.  One day though we will meet. 

However, I hope your time with the family is going great -- when I find a nice secluded island with a hammock tied under a coconut tree, my vacation plans will be booked!  Take care, Love you, Barbara

Posted by BARBARA RIES, Your Cool Agent in the Coolest Small Town, Lititz! (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Homesale Realty) almost 9 years ago

The prophet knew that first hand...and so should we....sometimes the Lords voice is still, not noisy....and small..not large and magnificent.........

It kind of contradicts the ways of the world we live in....... and that is a good thing!!

=-)

Posted by Alexander Harb, Dallas, Texas Real Estate Investing (Knights Investing) almost 9 years ago

Hey Barbara, another nice post.  It is nice to know that we are able to go to the Lord for protection.  All of us in the real estate business have to be tough skinned at times, and its good to know that if things get too tough, or if I just need support and confidence that I can get both from God free of charge. 

Posted by Jon Michael (DeGeorge Realty LLC) almost 9 years ago

Hi Alex:  He is King over all the flood -- in stillness there is strength, in Him.  God bless you brother and thanks for your post!  Barbara :)

Posted by BARBARA RIES, Your Cool Agent in the Coolest Small Town, Lititz! (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Homesale Realty) almost 9 years ago

Hi Jon:  Thanks for posting to the group.  What a divine resource it is to have in the simple task of being still before the Lord!  GBU.  Barbara :)

Posted by BARBARA RIES, Your Cool Agent in the Coolest Small Town, Lititz! (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Homesale Realty) almost 9 years ago

Barbara, I'm off to cloud watch and be still. We will catch up one day soon. I'm gonna go see Susan M on Thursday. Looking forward to it and sharing some Word with my friends. :-)

Posted by C Tann-Starr (Tann Starr & Associates, Inc.) almost 9 years ago

Hi Carol: Go with God today and remember "who your Daddy is."  Love and hugs to you and the boys.  Barbara :)

Posted by BARBARA RIES, Your Cool Agent in the Coolest Small Town, Lititz! (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Homesale Realty) almost 9 years ago

God is still God! What a great foundation He is! Thanks for your post! God Bless!

Brad

Posted by Bradley Oliver (1st Place Realty LLC) almost 9 years ago

Hi Bradley:   Yes, He is! Thanks for your post to the group. Please visit again and God bless you! Barbara

Posted by BARBARA RIES, Your Cool Agent in the Coolest Small Town, Lititz! (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Homesale Realty) almost 9 years ago

Yes, yes, yes! Be still and know that He is! Excellent post, excellent song and about the best advice under any circumstance. Right up there with Seek first the Kingdom of God.

Come and see the works of the Lord,

Nations cry out and kingdoms fall.

Just be still, and know that He is.

And He'll be exalted over all!

Holy, Holy is Your name.

Bob & Bonnie

Posted by Bob & Bonnie Horning almost 9 years ago

Hi Bob & Bonnie: God bless you both and thank you for your encouragement -- God's Word is full of incredible wisdom! I find tremendous rest in stillness and security in knowing that He cares.  Thank you for posting to the group -- please stop by again.  Barbara

Posted by BARBARA RIES, Your Cool Agent in the Coolest Small Town, Lititz! (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Homesale Realty) almost 9 years ago

Be still and know I am God, thank you so much for the blog.  i really need to hear this today.  i am so tired , yet I know my God is God!  Thanks

Posted by Kathy Honeycutt, Realtor/ Neighborhood Specialist (Carolina Moon Realty LLC) almost 9 years ago

Hi Kathy: You are very welcome.  I understand what it's like being tired, truly. Go on vacation with Jesus and He will give you rest. Barbara :)

Posted by BARBARA RIES, Your Cool Agent in the Coolest Small Town, Lititz! (Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Homesale Realty) almost 9 years ago

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