By Elizabeth Zacharias
Created to Rest
Entering the Lord’s Rest Amidst Life’s Journey
She is passionate about her pursuit of God, prayer, missions and her creative endeavors. She loves exploring the outdoors, foreign cuisines, writing and chocolate. She longs to see others come into an intimate relationship with Christ and also come into their own creative potential which she believes God created for them from the beginning of time.
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There was something I also did right before and during the storm which impacted me the most. I got my boom box and worship tapes out. I decided that I was going to ride out the storm by worshipping God. It was then that I coined the phrase, “worship is my warship.”
Fear not! Those words hold so much power. And they have more power when spoken by a messenger sent by God. We need these words today more than ever. Faced with the uncertainty of the virus and strange political times, it is no wonder we are afraid. There is much to fear. But God still calls to us to not fear.
What does it mean to “dwell” in the shadow of the Almighty? I think of when I go for a walk with my husband on a sunny day. My husband’s shadow extends itself from him on the ground. To dwell under his shadow means to be close to him. We live close to Him. The same can be said for being under the shadow of a shade tree. One of the definitions for dwell is to abide or to reside. As a Christian, we are told to abide in Jesus in John 15;4. “Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me.”