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My Soul Will Rest in His Embrace

My soul will rest in your embrace.  What does that even mean?  That phrase comes, once again, from Oceans (where feet may fail) by Hillsong.  The soul, according to Merriam Webster, “is the immaterial essence, animating principle, or actuating cause of an individual life”.  It’s the spiritual part of us. It’s the part of us that trusts God- or doesn’t.  How does our soul rest in His (God’s) embrace?  I think it means that we need to trust in his unfailing love, and trust that he will do for us what we cannot do for ourselves, in order to accomplish his will.  He will show us what and how to do what we can do, and give us the strength to do it.  We don’t need to be constantly striving and achieving on our own strength. 

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