When you have faith, you learn to trust God no matter what your circumstance. The article below is a great example of that trust. Be in peace and rest knowing that God is your Shepherd.


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Psalm 4:8 “I will both lay me down in peace and sleep; for Thou Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.”

Sleep is one of the essential needs of a human being.   Yet, one of the common complaints amongst today’s population is insomnia or difficulty falling and/or staying asleep. Medications are prescribed on a daily basis and much money are spent to combat this ailment; yet, without full relief.

Psalm 4:8 is speaking of not just sleep, but a peaceful sleep, due to his trust in the Lord to maintain him safely. Peaceful sleep requires transferring all our issues to God and realizing that by giving them up to God, we free our minds to sleep. Almost everyone can relate to disturbed or troubled sleep due to our minds being on overdrive with worry for tomorrow or anxiety over tackling a problem.

In the 1st century, the church went…

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