Monday, May 27, 2019

Deuteronomy 5:1-33; Ecclesiastes 7:1-29; Luke 8:1-21

But the Lord is in his holy temple: let all the earth keep silence before him. Habakkuk 2:30

Habakkuk lived during a time of rampant wickedness, failing morals and injustice: much like our day. As he looked out over all of this he did not understand what God was doing or why He was doing it. But he was willing to trust. It is as if Habakkuk puts his finger to his lips and whispers, “Be quiet”—“Let all the earth keep silence before him”. We may be perplexed today as to what God is doing globally and also in our own lives. But He is still on the throne and quietly whispers to our hearts, “Be still, and know that I am God” (Ps. 46:10). —Jim Comte

“Be still, my soul! Thy God does undertake,
Your hope, your confidence, let nothing shake. —Katharina von Schlegel