Everything listed under: Peace

  • Peace

    2 Thessalonians 3:16, "Now may the Lord of peace Himself continually grant you peace in every circumstances.  The Lord be with you all!" Oh to have peace in EVERY circumstance.  Wouldn't that be a nice experience.  Yet God allows this and even provides it in Himself.  I am extremely guilty of allowing my peace to be a product of my daily circumstances.  A bad day at work, an argument with my wife or children, a conflict with a friend, can easily turn the waters of m...

  • higher views

    I recall one of my business trips not long ago.  I remember getting on the plane early in the morning with so many things on my ming.  Life seemed overwhelming and unmanageable.  I pictured myself juggling twenty balls in the air and someone was getting ready to add three more.  Halfway into my flight I looked out the window to see the landscape and the tiny houses and buildings from miles above the earth.  It caught me how God must see are many problems from His vantage...

  • Peace

    So many times I need nothing more than peace.  Peace from my temptation, peace from my problems, peace from my fears, peace from my pressures.  The first thing that Christ offered the disciples after His resurrection was peace.  In John 20:19, He said, "peace be with you", Christ knew that this was a critical need at that place and at that time, and He knows my need for peace as well.  But its also up to me to accept this offer. Colossians 3:15 says, "Let the p...

  • Peace

    John 16:33 says, "These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace.  In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world".  According to the scripture, peace doesn't come from a healthy wife, good kids, a nice job, plenty of money, strong friendships, or anything else this world can provide.  As a matter of fact, tribulation in the world is pretty much guaranteed in this versus.  But what is also guaranteed is God's presences, and...