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|you have put off the old man
with his deeds, and have put on the new man who is
renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him,
"Look to Abraham your
father, And to Sarah who bore you; For I called him alone, And blessed him and increased
I am a new man in Christ
|Surely I have calmed and quieted my soul, Like a
weaned child with his mother; Like a weaned child is my soul within me. Psalm 131:2
who has knowledge spares his words, And a man of understanding is of a calm spirit.
But He said to them, "Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?"
And He said, "My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest."
'Behold, a son shall be born to you, who shall be a man of rest; and I will give
him rest from all his enemies all around. His name shall be Solomon, for I will give peace
and quietness to Israel in his days.
For David said, "The LORD God of Israel has given rest to His people, that
they may dwell in Jerusalem forever";
|I am calm and cheerful. I share my inner peace and happiness
with others. Because the Spirit is accomplishing God's Kingdom purposes, I need not
exhaust myself in tension and pressure in a corporate rat-race; I stand alongside the
treadmill, helping others step off.
I am composed and collected in the face of chaos.
My friends know me to be steady and balanced.
I am not afraid to be Edenic in a competitive, dog-eat-dog culture.
My desire to be serene pleases God.
People around me can depend on me to be cool and collected.
The Spirit empowers me to be poised and balanced.
People describe me as
This book of the Law shall not depart out of thy mouth: but thou shalt meditate
therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written
therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good
|And Asa cried out to the LORD his God, and said,
"LORD, it is nothing for You to help, whether with many or with those who have no
power; help us, O LORD our God, for we rest on You, and in Your name we go against this
multitude. O LORD, You are our God; do not let man prevail against You!"
2 Chronicles 14:11