Grace and Peace

Grace to you and peace [inner calm and spiritual well-being] from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:2 AMP. There are people who claim that they had a life changing experience. So the people around them look for evidence of change and see nothing. They behave the same way; they say the … Continue reading Grace and Peace

Pursue Peace

So then, let us pursue [with enthusiasm] the things which make for peace and the building up of one another [things which lead to spiritual growth]. Romans 14:19 AMP Peace! What is peace? The dictionary has a variety of definitions for peace. If you are in emotional turmoil then peace is freedom from disquieting or … Continue reading Pursue Peace

The Peace of Christ

Let the peace of Christ [the inner calm of one who walks daily with Him] be the controlling factor in your hearts [deciding and settling questions that arise]. To this peace indeed you were called as members in one body [of believers]. And be thankful [to God always]. Colossians 3:15 AMP Peace!  What is it? For some … Continue reading The Peace of Christ

Strength and Peace

The Lord gives his people strength. The Lord blesses them with peace. Psalms 29:11 NLT This verse has two words that most people want to see in their lives: strength and peace. When you think of strength, what comes to your mind? When the average person thinks of strength they think about physical power. Physical … Continue reading Strength and Peace

Quench Your Thirst

My soul thirsts, pants, and longs for the living God. I want to come and see the face of God. Psalm 42:2 NLT When I was about eleven years old, my great-grandfather was in the hospital. He would ask my grandmother to bring me to the hospital so he could see me. He was diabetic but … Continue reading Quench Your Thirst

Stand Firm!

 “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in me. John 14:1 NLT Today, everyone is troubled at some level. So many things are happening. I don’t believe that any of us expected Covid 19 to be such a powerful force in the world in 2021. The death rate is rising … Continue reading Stand Firm!

Guided by Peace and Thanksgiving

And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. And always be thankful. Colossians 3:15 NLT  The world is a place of turmoil. There are so many things that erode your peace of mind. It’s not uncommon to hear … Continue reading Guided by Peace and Thanksgiving

You Don’t Have to Worry!

Today people live with uncertainty.  Life as you know it has changed. Things you took for granted are no longer the norm.  As the school year begins, parents are expressing their concerns for the safety of their children in the school buildings. The school staff is also concerned about their health and the health of … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Worry!

Peace in Your Storm

You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you! Isaiah 26:3 NLT This is a biggie. There are countless people who have no idea what peace of mind feels like. Peace has a vast reach: it encompasses almost every area of your life. The peace I’m talking … Continue reading Peace in Your Storm

God Gives Peace

“I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.”  John 14:27 NLT One of the definitions for peace is a quiet and calm state of mind. Jesus said He is gifting that quiet and calm … Continue reading God Gives Peace