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Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. Simon and his companions went to look for him,and when they found him, they exclaimed: “Everyone is looking for you!”Jesus replied, “Let us go somewhere else — to the nearby villages…

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“Be still and know that I am God.” (Psalm 46:10) Finding peace and quiet in the midst of our crazy and sometimes chaotic lives can seem nearly impossible. Between school, work, church, family, friends, hobbies, and errands; it’s difficult to make time for a full eight hours of sleep, much less make time to be still…

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Again Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.” (John 20:21)   Appearing behind locked doors, Jesus shows His scars to the disciples. Before He does, He speaks to calm their fears, and give them a holy directive. Two different times, He says, “Peace be with you!” Think of…

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On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” (John 20:19) Imagine the shock that the disciples experienced when they saw Jesus appear before them behind locked doors! If…

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The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food at the proper time. You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing. (Psalm 145:15-16) With everything that this world tries to offer us on a daily basis, it is easy for us to believe the lie that we can find…

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“…Peace to those on whom His favor rests.” (Luke 2:14) One of the greatest gifts that Christmas brings is the favor of God, but there is another word that is more familiar to most of us than “favor.” That word is “grace.” When Jesus came down to earth in human form, He gave us the two greatest gifts…

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And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. (Romans 8:28-29)   Isn’t it…

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Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of god, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:6-7) With everything we as human beings are juggling in our day-to-day lives, we can be…

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Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way.  The Lord be with all of you. (2 Thessalonians 3:16)   Is God at peace in all circumstances?  Does anything ruffle the plan of heaven whereby frustration flows from the throne of heaven?  Can you imagine a time when the evil one’s schemes have…

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Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus… (Romans 8:1) Many people live daily with condemnation. We hear it from others in our workplaces, and some are reminded of falling short of expectations when they arrive home at night. This is a difficult burden to bear. Even harsher is the self-condemnation…

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