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Be Still – Peaceful Heart

February 13, 2020

A sound-healthy heart at peace gives life to the body –Proverbs 14:30

Be still in His presence
Cease striving and know
Peace and life that only Jesus can give …
Be still, and know that I am God –Psalms 46:10
He{Jesus} Himself is our peace –Ephesians 2:14


From NetBible Pro 14:30
A sound heart{a heart at peace} is life to the body …

  • sound heart[04832] = healing, cure, sound (of mind)
    * from [07495] = to heal, make healthful, to cure, make whole
    * sound heart = a healing heart = a heart at peace
    * A healthy spirit is tranquil, bringing peace to the body
    =>sound heart = sound mind (2Tim 1:7)

    • 2 Timothy 1:7 AMP … For God did not give us a spirit of timidity or cowardice or fear, but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of sound judgment and personal discipline [abilities that result in a calm, well-balanced mind and self-control].
  • life[02416] = living, alive(of man)
    – green (of vegetation)
    – flowing, fresh (of water)
    – reviving/renewed (of the springtime)

    • I am saved by grace through faith and made alive (Eph 2:5,8)

From NetBible Ps 46:10
Be still{Cease-let go striving, Be at peace}, and know{recognize} that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!

  • Be still and know
    • * To the nations who rage against God and His people, this is a rebuke to stop fighting/ striving against the Sovereign Lord
    • * To God’s children this is a call to trust and rest secure in the Sovereign Lord’s protection
  • exalted means recognized as Sovereign King => The Lord of Hosts, King of Glory(Ps 24:10) who fights and delivers on behalf of His children(Ps 46:11)

From NetBible Eph 2:14
He{Jesus} Himself is our peace

  • peace[1515] = tranquility, security, safety, quietness, rest