Situation + Me + God= FEAR.
Fear by its very nature, an interpretation of life! Here’s the equation in these kinds of moments, particularly for us who say that we believe in God.
I look at the size of the situation; I look at my ability or inability; I add to that who I think God is, and the result is either HOPE, COURAGE or FEAR.
In Mark 4:39, Jesus rebukes the elements of nature. “And he awoke and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, ‘Peace! Be still.’”
If you are going to be very literal in your translation of ‘Peace be still!’ it would literally be this, “Be silent, you have been muzzled. I have exercised my power over you. Stop!”
Let that roll over your heart today. This is your Lord; this is His power; this is His glory!