God’s Promise of Peace

peacePeace! A heart at rest. Serenity. This is what the whole world is looking for, isn’t it? The worldly kind of peace is defined as life without conflict. But the peace of God is vastly different. It is tranquility … in any, all, and every circumstance. And it’s something God extends to you.

As a child of God, you don’t have to go looking for peace. You already have God’s powerful promise of His provision. Jesus offers you serenity—His peace. He says, “Peace I leave with you; My peace I give you.” (John 14:27) Yes, Jesus is offering you His rest—the peace of God, but you must accept the offer and apply it or use it.

Where is your faith? Where is your trust? If you are anxious about anything—a job or the lack of one, your children or the lack of them, your future, your health, the many cares of this world, give those unsettling issues over to God. Trust in His ability to help. Then enjoy and experience God’s promise of calming peace.

Oh, what a difference that will make!

“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just,
whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable,
if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.
What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things,
and the God of peace will be with you.”
(Philippians 4:8-9)

Drawn from What God Wants to Do for You by Jim George. This wonderful resource shares 24 sure promises from the Bible tailored perfectly to our needs that show just how much God loves us.

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Jim and Elizabeth George

Jim and Elizabeth George are bestselling authors and national speakers dedicated to helping people live a life after God’s own heart. Together, they have written over 150 books with more than 14 million copies sold around the world. For over 35 years, the teachings and steadfast example of Elizabeth and Jim have helped countless men and women:

  • Simplify life by focusing on God’s priorities.
  • Appreciate God’s Word and apply it to everyday situations.
  • Respond to circumstances with confidence by seeing yourself through God’s loving eyes.
  • Increase closeness in marriage by serving and honoring each other.
  • Powerfully shape the hearts of children and teenagers.
  • Enjoy greater intimacy with God.

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