“And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.” Isaiah 32:17
Paul was chained when he was in Mamertine prison’s dungeon. There he had someone write his words, that we’re not given fear but power and a sound mind. A sound mind is calm, disciplined, self-controlled, and wise in making decisions. II Timothy 1:7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of […]
“Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.” Romans 14:19
Let is a command word when God says it. God said, “Let there be light: and there was light…” (Genesis 3:3). Colossians 3:15 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful. To rule is to have charge of something. […]
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Phillipians 4:6-
We must take time to commune with Jesus, the Prince of Peace. If, throughout your day, you don’t have time to talk to God, you are too busy. You will be robbed of your peace. If you are too busy to come to church, your priorities are mixed up. If we don’t keep his commandments he will not stay around where he is not wanted. A true relationship with Christ is a heart experience where we love God with all of our heart.
O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea: Isaiah 48:18
How often has a saint of God or even a sinner been in a great storm. Not physically although there are physical storms which are scary, but sometimes storms come into our lives through tragedy or just the trials of raising children, our marriage, friendships, kids at school etc. These things can be storms to us.
“And when they had sent away the multitude, they took him even as he was in the ship. And there were also with him other little ships. And there arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that it was now full.” Mark 4: 36-37