March 16, 2020
I Have the Peace of God
2 Thessalonians 3:16
Now may the Lord of peace Himself continually grant you peace in every circumstance. The Lord be with you all!
We Desperately Need Peace
If there were ever a time when we needed the peace of God, it is now. Our televisions, radios, and screens are filled with fearful messages about one disaster after another. We aren’t sure who we can trust and what we should do next.
Aren’t you glad that Jesus is the Lord of Peace? As the Lord of peace, He is the source of peace in our lives. Long before His birth, the prophet Isaiah called him the Prince of Peace. Peace never comes from the world, but only comes through the inner working of Christ in our lives.
You Can Have Peace
This verse promises that in every situation, you can have the peace of Christ rule in your heart. As you submit your life to His rule, the Lord of peace will fill you with His peace. It is a supernatural peace that goes beyond your understanding.
Living in the peace of Christ isn’t ignoring the problems and worries around you. Peace-filled living is not denying problems, but understanding that God is on His throne and ruling the universe. He is not fearful or worried about what might happen tomorrow. He is working to provide everything you need.
Peace only comes when you live in complete dependence on Christ. Sure, you will face problems, you will experience difficulties, but you will know that God is in control.
Like a baby resting quietly in her mother’s arms, you can rest in your Savior’s arms. No matter what is going on around you, you can rest in His peace.
Because the Prince of Peace is with you, you can have peace.
Look at that promise again.
Now may the Lord of peace Himself continually grant you peace in every circumstance. The Lord be with you all! – 2 Thessalonians 3:16
Make this confession.
- My Savior is the Lord of peace.
- I have God’s peace in every situation.
- As I submit my life to Christ, His peace flows through me.
- I have peace because Jesus is with me.
In Jesus name,
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Later today, I’ll be posting a printable version of “The Seven Prayers.” Download it, and share it with your friends and family. You are also free to post it online. Let’s start a moment of prayer against the Coronavirus.
What is the greatest challenge to your peace?