The Lord is in His holy temple. Let all the earth be silent before Him.

Habakkuk 2: 20

 

My ears are buzzing with the overload of the sound of life that too often becomes the foreground of the day. Maybe its the constant noise of life in the modern world where machines and electronic devices are everywhere; perhaps, its the way that everyone seems to have an opinion about everything, and they express them continually, but my head is swimming and my mind just can’t keep up with the pace of the stimulation that my ears are letting in to it.

 

It is too easy to lose sight of the fact that there is one voice that separates the real from the false and that creates order out of chaos, and I struggle with simply shutting out the clutter and with not getting caught up in the allure and the energy of the buzz in order to allow myself the ability to hear God as He speaks. Additionally, the Lord will filter all of the external information for me if I would reroute my inputs so that I am taking everything in by testing it against what God says in His word and through His Spirit.

 

The basic truth is that God is ever present, and He is present everywhere; as His child, I am His temple; thus, God’s Spirit is in me; and the world will always be a noisy and distracting place to live, but the Lord brings calm and peace to our lives. Meditate on God’s truth and His voice will speak clearly despite all of the world’s attempts to drown it out.