Estimated reading time: 14 minutes
Learn this simple exercise to quiet your mind & find peace in God’s presence. Learn what the Scripture means to “be still and know that I am God.”
How do you calm down when you are upset?
Some people exercise, some people listen to music, some shop, some eat.
How do you find peace and hope in our world of desperate situations, anxious thoughts, and angry voices?
Although we all find different things that help, it remains difficult to calm down when we don’t know how to quiet our mind much less how to find peace.
What Does It Mean to Be Still and Know He is God?
The traditional translation of Psalm 46:10 says, “Be still and know that I am God!”
“[Cease striving] Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations; I will be exalted in the earth” (Psalm 46:10).
The Hebrew verb here that is translated “be still” means to stop, be inactive, let go, and relax.
This verb is a…