Posts Tagged ‘Peace’

To Set People Free

Jesus appeared among them and said, “Peace be with you.” As he spoke, he showed them the wounds in his hands and his side. They were filled with joy when they saw the Lord! Again he said, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I am sending you.” Then he breathed…

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To Silence Your Soul

Lord, my heart is not occupied with proud thoughts; my eyes do not look down on others; I don’t even begin to get involved in matters too big for me, great matters of faith, state, business, or the many things that defy my ability to understand them. Of one thing I am certain: my soul…

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To Know God Intimately

Learn to know the God of your ancestors intimately. Worship and serve him with your whole heart and a willing mind. For the Lord sees every heart and knows every plan and thought. If you seek him, you will find him. But if you forsake him, he will reject you forever. So take this seriously.…

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To Benefit From Instruction

Always be full of joy in the Lord. I say it again — rejoice! Let everyone see that you are considerate in all you do. Remember, the Lord is coming soon. Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will…

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To See The Need For Stillness

Come, gaze, fix your eyes on what the Eternal can do. Amazing, he has worked desolation here on this battlefield, earth. God can stop wars anywhere in the world. He can make scrap of all weapons: snap bows, shatter spears, and burn shields. “Be still, be calm, see, and understand I am the True God.…

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To Rely On God

And there by the Ahava Canal, I gave orders for all of us to fast and humble ourselves before our God. We prayed that he would give us a safe journey and protect us, our children, and our goods as we traveled. For I was ashamed to ask the king for soldiers and horsemen to accompany…

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To Trust God’s Leadership

God is leading you  away from danger, Job, to a place free from distress. He is setting your table with the best food. But you are obsessed  with whether the godless will be judged. Don’t worry, judgment and justice will be upheld. But don’t let your anger lead you to mockery. Don’t let yourself be…

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To Take Rest

Oh, that I had wings like a dove; then I would fly away and rest! I would fly far away to the quiet of the wilderness. How quickly I would escape— far from this wild storm of hatred. Confuse them, Lord; frustrate their plans, for I see violence and conflict in the city. Its walls…

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To Remember Life Is Brief

I said to myself, “I will watch what I do and not sin in what I say. I will hold my tongue when the ungodly are around me.” But as I stood there in silence— not even speaking of good things— the turmoil within me grew worse. The more I thought about it, the hotter…

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To Seek Perfect Peace

You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you! Trust in the Lord always, for the Lord God is the eternal Rock. He humbles the proud and brings down the arrogant city. He brings it down to the dust. The poor and oppressed trample it underfoot,…

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