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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,
Colossians 3:9-10

"Look to Abraham your father, And to Sarah who bore you; For I called him alone, And blessed him and increased him."
Isaiah 51:2

I am a new man in Christ
I am a son of the Patriarch Abraham

God is making me


The relaxed state of repose which comes from faith in an eternally-active sovereign God.

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

He who has knowledge spares his words, And a man of understanding is of a calm spirit.
Proverbs 17:27

But He said to them, "Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?"
Then He arose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.

Matthew 8:26

And He said, "My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest."
Exodus 33:14

'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.
1 Chronicles 22:9

For David said, "The LORD God of Israel has given rest to His people, that they may dwell in Jerusalem forever";
1 Chronicles 23:25

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

  • balanced
  • collected
  • composed
  • cool
  • Edenic
  • encouraging
  • poised
  • serene
  • steady

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 success.
-- Joshua 1:8

Moreover whom He predestined, these He also called; whom He called, these He also justified; and whom He justified, these He also glorified.
-- Romans 8:30

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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

Just a few traits of a son of Abraham

This isn't that New Age "Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??

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Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who brings wicked schemes to pass.
Psalms 37:7

The whole earth is at rest and quiet; They break forth into singing.
Isaiah 14:7

For thus says the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel: "In returning and rest you shall be saved; In quietness and confidence shall be your strength."
Isaiah 30:15

Thus says the LORD: "Stand in the ways and see, And ask for the old paths, where the good way is, And walk in it; Then you will find rest for your souls.
Jeremiah 6:16

"Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls."
Matthew 11:28-29

For we who have believed do enter that rest, as He has said: "So I swore in My wrath, 'They shall not enter My rest,' " although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.
Hebrews 4:3

There remains therefore a rest for the people of God. For he who has entered His rest has himself also ceased from his works as God did from His. Let us therefore be diligent to enter that rest, lest anyone fall according to the same example of disobedience.
Hebrews 4:9-11

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