A wise brother once said that if you’re having trouble sleeping, you should check your heart. I am most anxious when I am trusting my efforts. The people of Judah were surrounded by all kind of threat. They gathered and looked to the Lord… He answered
“And he said, “Listen, all Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem and King Jehoshaphat: Thus says the Lord to you, ‘Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed at this great horde, for the battle is not yours but God’s.” 2 Chronicles 20:15 ESV http://bible.com/59/2ch.20.15.esv
We too may look to the Lord rather than dwelling in anxiety over this or that. I know. Anxiety can grab us an paralyze us. But we can look to the Lord…
Let’s learn from the psalmist…
“It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep.” Psalms 127:2 ESVhttp://bible.com/59/psa.127.2.esv
Rest in the Lord, when sleep won’t come marinate in the word and He will bless you with rest. Rest in His care little sheep.
(Man, you gotta love ridin the MCeyne train.)