Posts Tagged ‘In Quietness and Trust’

Stability

March 11, 2020

Isaiah 32:17 AMPC … And the effect of righteousness will be peace [internal and external], and the result of righteousness will be quietness and confident trust forever.

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Isaiah32:17, 33:6

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Confident trust in the Lord
The stability of your times
Strength
Abundant safety
Righteousness
Peace
=>The fear of the LORD
Is the key to this {Zion’s}treasure!
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Related:
Confident Trust Bible Plan{prayer}

In Quietness and Trust

March 9, 2020

In repentance and rest is your salvation
In quietness and trust is your strength
But you were not willing ….  –Isaiah 30:15

The Lord longs to be gracious you
He is good, abundant in mercy, ready to forgive
and restore unbroken companionship.

Restore to me the joy of your salvation and
grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me. –Psalm 51:12

There is sweet rest – in quiet confident trust, in knowing that the Lord is merciful and ready to forgive – that He is good to me!  Rest in Him today!

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Word Study

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Isaiah 30:15 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
15 For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel: In returning [to Me] and resting [in Me] you shall be saved; in quietness and in [trusting] confidence shall be your strength. But you would not.
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From NetBible Isa 30:15
This is what the Sovereign LORD, the Holy One of Israel, says: “In repentance{returning} and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust{confidence} is your strength, but you were not willing”.

  • rest[05183] = quiet attitude, peace, patiently wait
  • quietness[08252] = be tranquil, be at peace, rest,  be undisturbed
  • trust[0985] = confidence

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Isaiah 30:18 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
18 And therefore the Lord [earnestly] waits [expecting, looking, and longing] to be gracious to you; and therefore He lifts Himself up, that He may have mercy on you and show loving-kindness to you. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are all those who [earnestly] wait for Him, who expect and look and long for Him [for His victory, His favor, His love, His peace, His joy, and His matchless, unbroken companionship]!

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From NetBible Isa 30:18
Therefore the LORD longs to be gracious to you; He rises to show you His mercy{compassion}. For the LORD is a God of righteousness{justice}; Blessed are all those who wait for{hope in} Him.

  • * The point seems to be that Judah’s impending doom does not bring God joy. Rather the prospect of their suffering stirs within him a willingness to show mercy and compassion, if they are willing to seek him on his terms.
  • gracious[02603] = show favor, to have mercy on
  • mercy[07355] = love deeply, show compassion

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Psalm 86:5 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
5 For You, O Lord, are good, and ready to forgive [our trespasses, sending them away, letting them go completely and forever]; and You are abundant in mercy and loving-kindness to all those who call upon You.
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Speak Lord in the Stillness

November 21, 2010

I was thinking of quietness and trust this morning and found the hymn below. The words are beautiful!

Lord Jesus, quiet our hearts to wait expectantly for Your lead
Your words are life and do not return void
Touch our hearts
Touch our souls
To follow You
alone.

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Speak, Lord, in the Stillness

Speak, Lord, in the stillness,
While I wait on Thee;
Hushed my heart to listen
In expectancy.

Speak, O blessed Master,
In this quiet hour,
Let me see Thy face Lord,
Feel Thy touch of power.

For the words Thou speakest,
“They are life” indeed;
Living Bread from heaven,
Now my spirit feed!

All to Thee is yielded,
I am not my own;
Blissful glad surrender,
I am Thine alone.

Fill me with the knowledge
Of Thy glorious will;
All Thine own good pleasure
In my life fulfill.

~Emily May Grimes

Isaiah 32:17 AMPC And the effect of righteousness will be peace [internal and external], and the result of righteousness will be quietness and confident trust forever.

Romans 14:17 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit …