Advent Journey Day Two:
Read Psalm 46, below, and notice the phrase that strikes a new chord of awareness within you.
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth giveaway and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. Selah
There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God,
the holy place where the Most High dwells,
God is within her, she will not fall;
God will help her at the break of day.
Nations are in upraor, kingdoms fall;
He lifts His voice, the earth melts.
The Lord Almighty is with us;
The God of Jacob is our fortress. Selah
Come and see the works of the Lord,
the desolation he has brought on the earth.
He makes wars cease to the ends of the earth;
he breaks the bow and shatters the spear,
he burns the shields with fire.
“Be still, and know that I am God;
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth.”
The Lord Almight is with us;
the God of Jacob is our fortress. Selah
What kinds of things normally stress you at this time of year?