“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty” (Psalm 91:1).
The eye of the storm is the most peaceful place on earth. While wind and rain wreak havoc all around, pilots who fly storm-tracker planes say that all is perfectly still in that special place. In Psalm 91, David speaks about terror and plagues but says “but it will not come near you.” Why? Well, David tells us why. “He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in Him will I trust. Surely he shall deliver me” (Psalm 91:1-3).
There are two ways to go through a storm: in panic or in peace. When a storm suddenly threatened their boat the disciples cried, “Carest thou not that we perish?” (Mark 4:38). And where was Jesus? Sleeping peacefully in the back of the boat. That’s because He understood:
1. To get to where God wants to take you, you must go through certain storms. It’s not optional;
2. When you’re in the center of God’s will the storm can’t take you under; it’s in the storm, not the calm, that you discover this;
3. When it’s over you come out knowing God better, and more equipped to help others! “So trust in the Lord (commit yourself to Him, lean on Him, hope confidently in Him) forever; for the Lord is an everlasting Rock (the Rock of ages)” (Isaiah 26:4 Amp). That’s what it means to live in the eye of the storm!