Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth. Psalm 46:10So simple. Yet, out of all the songs we wrote, this was our favorite. In the original text for this verse, the word still is raphah in Hebrew. Raphah means to sink down, to abate, to relax, to withdraw, to abandon, to refrain, to be quiet. It means a whole lot more than just abstaining from movement, doesn’t it? I don’t know where you are in your journey. Could be that you are looking for the next best thing or that you are looking back at what was. Friend? Don’t miss the now. Don’t miss the quiet, the refraining, the relaxing to hear what God wants to speak to you. Instructions for the next step will come.
My husband, Chris, and I led worship for the first nine years of our ministry together. The Lord was so sweet to help us write a few songs back in the day. One such song was straight from the Word of God: