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Practicing Silence

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While I should certainly speak to mountains and act, I also need to practice silence and stillness. These are verses about trusting God in moments of quiet, and listening to Him.
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Joshua 6:10

10 But Joshua commanded the people, “You shall not shout or make your voice heard, neither shall any word go out of your mouth, until the day I tell you to shout. Then you shall shout.”

Genesis 24:21

21 The man gazed at her in silence to learn whether the Lord had prospered his journey or not.

Psalm 46:10

10 “Be still, and know that I am God.
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth!”

Exodus 14:14-15

14 The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.”

15 The Lord said to Moses, “Why do you cry to me? Tell the people of Israel to go forward.

Revelation 8:1

8:1 When the Lamb opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.

Proverbs 10:19

19 When words are many, transgression is not lacking,
but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.

Ecclesiastes 3:7

a time to tear, and a time to sew;
a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;

Proverbs 17:28

28 Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise;
when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.

Mark 6:31

31 And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat.

Matthew 6:6-8

But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

Psalm 37:7

Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him;
fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way,
over the man who carries out evil devices!

Isaiah 30:15

15 For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel,
“In returning and rest you shall be saved;
in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.”
But you were unwilling,

Lamentations 3:26

26 It is good that one should wait quietly
for the salvation of the Lord.

Created by David Ortinau on 12/03/2009 | 2969 views