We’re looking at how Jesus could rest while the storm raged on. I set down three reasons why I see He could rest. We saw Jesus knew His calling and how we can know ours. We saw how Jesus enjoyed life and I tried to motivate you to enjoy yours. In this post we’ll examine how Jesus stay connected with the Father.
Jesus knew how to stay connected with the Father. He only said what He heard the Father say. He only did what He saw the Father do. He always took time to get away and pray.
Do you know how to stay connected with the Father?
There are times when the waves seem to crashing over the sides that all you can do is pour your heart out to the Father. That’s why He’s given us the Psalms. The Psalms provide a vocabulary for every human emotion.
They are key in strengthening yourself in the Lord. When your feeling discouraged or overwhelmed, pick up the Bible and open to the book of Psalms. Start reading anywhere and keep reading until you find one or a portion of one that speaks the emotion you’re feeling… Then camp out there for a while.
Ponder it. Consider it. If nothing else you’ll know that the Father knows what your feeling.
But we don’t just want to pour our heart out to God. We need to make time to listen. Because the words He speaks are words of life. So take time to shut-up and listen.
When the waves of circumstance are threatening to overturn your safety, you can rest in the middle of it by remembering your call, enjoying life, and staying connected with the Father.