In order to experience the peace of God, we first must have peace with God, which only comes through complete surrender to Christ as our Lord and Savior. Once we are saved, God's peace is available.
One way we can be certain we are hearing from God is to follow peace. At times, God may lead us to make sudden changes, but He will always give us His peace in the midst of it.
The secret to contentment is very simple. And it does not require heroic acts of piety. No, in fact, it requires a childlike response from us. The secret is beautifully summed up in this phrase: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart”.
So much of our time, energy and resources are consumed with trying to find and keep peace with family members, friends, and neighbors.But often, no matter how hard we try, peace eludes us. The war in our minds and hearts rages on and on. Where can we find peace?
The Father does not want to function merely as an impersonal Source of information and provision or a distant Commander shouting instructions. He wants to be involved in our lives in the most profound way, through a relationship that is based on faith and trust.
The secret to Christian peace and contentment is hidden in plain sight throughout the Scripture and is available to anyone who is willing to believe it.
Do you want the Lord’s will above all else, even if He doesn’t give you what you want when you desire? Here’s what it takes to stay in the will of God in both the good times and bad.
Are you going to enjoy your life or employ your life? If you employ your life for the glory of God, then you will enjoy your life as never before.
As God's beloved children, we are called to faith, not fear. Faith says, "God is in charge of my life; I will trust Him, even when circumstances might suggest He's not there. I believe God loves me and knows what is best for me." Faith always crowds out fear.
We gain the greatest benefit from being silent and tranquil—cherishing the opportunity to reflect on Christ’s birth and what our Savior really means to us. It is amazing the blessings and sense of peace we miss when we don’t take the time to be still and see how God is moving.