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Moses answered the people, "Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will
see the deliverance the LORD will bring you today. The Egyptians you
see today you will never see again. 14 The LORD will fight for you; you need only to be still."
Pharaoh's army pursuing them from behind and the Red Sea before them
blocking any way of escape, the Israelites were terrified. They
thought they would be killed in a massacre.
them to be still, to stand firm, and to not be afraid. He said they
did not need to fight because God would fight for them. God would
bring them deliverance. Those who were threatening their lives would
never threaten them again.
Response and Action:
I am facing challenges and threatening circumstances, I need to
remember that I am not alone. I believe God will help me, so I will
stand firm. I believe God is able to deliver me, so I will not be
afraid. I believe God is able to save, so I will be still and trust in
O God, when I am afraid,
help me to be still and put my trust in you. When I feel like running
in the face of challenges and obstacles, give me the courage to stand
firm. Be my help, my shelter, and my deliverer. Through Christ, I
Spiritual Formation Verses:
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and
petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the
peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts
and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Exodus: Learning to Trust God
by James Reapsome