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The Proper Perspective In the Midst of Life’s Problems

Sometimes it’s difficult to realize that God is in control even when things seem to be out of control or at least beyond our control. Psalm 46 offers us the proper perspective in the midst of life’s problems that can lead to our peace. After reading Psalm 46, please consider these thoughts that I pray will keep you in his peace.
We can keep a proper perspective by looking for, reflecting upon and remembering four things about God that would lead to having peace in Christ.
First, God’s presence (vv. 1-3) is within, above and beyond the troubles we face. 
Second, God’s power (vv. 4-6) is doing what we alone cannot do. 
Third, God’s purpose (vv. 8-10) in tearing down any human kingdom to build up a holy kingdom, being known to his people that they may make him known to others. This cannot happen if we are not still, outwardly and inwardly.
Fourth, God’s promise (vv. 7 & 11) to never leave you nor forsake you because he loves you. 

Jesus said, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you . . . Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid (John 14: 27).”