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Reflections on the Old Testament: Continued-by Ruth Verrinder
“What have you to do with peace? Turn around and follow me.”
--2 Kings 9:18 (NKJV)
Before we are saved, we have nothing to do with peace. True peace can only be found in the Lord. He draws us to Himself and we ask: “Is it peace?” Then He says: “What have you to do with peace?” (For we are sinners.) We cower, because we do not know peace and fear that we cannot, but then He says: “Turn around and follow Me.”
Oh, blessed words! Turn from the path of chaos and enter the peace and rest of the Lord. Yes, it is peace. And when we go up to Him, we will not go back (2 Kings 9:20).
“’But what shall we do…?’ And the man of God answered, ‘The LORD is able to give you much more than this.’”
--2 Chron. 25:9 (NKJV)
We should never worry about material things—“what we shall eat, what we shall wear”—for “the Lord is able to give you much more than this.”
He is ready, as soon as we look to Him, to shower us with spiritual riches, ten thousand tim…