”Position yourselves, stand still and see the salvation of the LORD, who is with you…” 2 Chronicles 20:17
I am currently meditating on this verse. It is packed with truth. Sometimes we fail to live the balance between waiting on God and acting in faith. We don’t share Christ because we have convinced ourselves that it’s only God who brings people to Him, so we should not force Him on others. Or, we are so busy doing the work of God that we fail to simply be still and wait on Him.
Yet throughout God’s word we are told that waiting and acting are married. We have a responsibility to simply be still and know that God is God. And yet, before we are told to stand still, we are commanded to position ourselves. We are not pawns on God’s chess board, idly waiting to be moved by God. We are called to position ourselves in life. Place ourselves in the midst of amazing circumstances so that we can see the salvation of God. Once we position ourselves, then we get to stand still and wait. But if we want to see the salvation of God, we MUST put ourselves in the midst of what He is doing.
After we are told to position ourselves and stand still, we are then commanded to see the salvation of the LORD. So often I think we miss this. We fail to see what God is doing all around us, and in failing to see what God is doing, we fail to recognize that wherever we are, God is with us. What a powerful verse!!!