The Lord has really put on my heart to share about the power in having quiet confidence and being still during times of advancement. I am sensing that there are many who are in this time wondering if they should go engage in battle or if they should just be still. If they should voice their concerns, or stay quiet and let the Lord handle it. There are some really tough situations that just make you want to scream and you are finding it increasingly difficult to stay quiet and wait, but the Lord is working things out and He knows things that you do not! It is an important time to seek the Lord, because during these times the enemy will try to come at you with offense and with fleshly distractions so that you will make a move when you shouldn’t.

Watch this powerful scene from Wonder Woman and imagine for a moment that you are entering ‘No Man’s Land’. The battle field is tense, you are getting ready to make breakthrough. Notice how every single move that Wonder Woman makes is carefully calculated. She moves forward and dodges several bullets. Then, there is a moment when she stands still, and puts her shield in front of her. Think about that, even a woman who is thoroughly trained, and extremely powerful stops and takes shelter right smack in the middle of the battle. It does not mean that she is weak, it does not mean that she is surrendering, it means that she is wise and humble. She pauses, until the time is just right, then she continues on to victory. It is not a matter of whether to surrender or not, it is a matter of waiting on the Lord’s timing. She is not stopping, it is a temporary pause.

I encourage you to study more on your own time about God’s perfect timing. The scriptures are chalk full of marvelous examples how it is much better for us to trust God’s timing rather than our own. Moving outside of His timing could cause us to destroy a blessing, to unnecessarily hurt others, or to miss a door that is about to open!

Lamentations 3

25 The Lord is good to those who wait for him,
    to the soul who seeks him.
26 It is good that one should wait quietly
    for the salvation of the Lord.

Romans 8

28 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Proverbs 20

22  Do not say, “I will repay evil”;
    wait for the Lord, and he will deliver you.