Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.
The command is assuring. Fear not for the ark, for the kingdom, for yourself. God will not fail.
I. WHY WE NEED THIS INJUNCTION, "Be still!"
1. On account of our ignorance and presumption, we see but a fragment of God's design and work. If we saw the whole campaign and consummation!
2. Haste and rashness of our judgment.
3. Conclusions without taking God into account.
II. THE STILLNESS ENJOINED not that of indolence, indifference, stoicism or despair, but of humility, observation, expectation.
III. THUS SEE GOD IN ALL, riding the whirlwind, bringing forth judgment unto victory.
Parallel VersesKJV: Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.