Lord, you are my secret hiding place, protecting me from these troubles, surrounding me with songs of gladness! Your joyous shouts of rescue release my breakthrough.
Whether or not our lives, kids, or cities are surrounded with turbulence and trouble, God is still softly whispering our names to come be still with him; beckoning us to come receive from him. Dare we say the very peace of mind and strength of soul we’re looking for can only be found by retreating into the secret hiding place of our Lord.
This month we’re asking you to come and explore with us one simple word that tends to be the most undervalued and overlooked weapon of warfare promised to lead us further into the life of authentic liberty we’ve dreamed of: retreat.