Let’s go a step farther than running today. What do we find when we ‘run’ to God? Run, not only in those difficult times, but every day, moment by moment?
With a pulled muscle, I’ve been down and unable to walk very far unassisted, and I have experienced firsthand, the need to ‘rest’. Literally, I have had to rest in the Lord (and lean on my precious husband), as I can’t do much more than recline. I was reminded to:
“Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.” Psalm 37:7.
‘Running’ to God, I find ‘rest’ in HIM. He IS trustworthy.
“The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.” Proverbs 18:10.
I can trust to His ability to
In other words, I am safe there. So often when we ‘run’ to the Lord, we check in, and then check right out. God is my source and I should remain in His presence.
‘Resting’ is our privilege as well as ‘running’, and God gives us the choice to stay or go,
“For thus saith the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not.” Isaiah 30:15
So? Here’s our shot for the day.
rest in, and
the Father who cares.
Because–He cares for YOU.
1 Peter 5:7, “Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.”
He’s there, where are you?