Monday, November 11, 2019

Peace...

I am the Lord of Peace.  I give you Peace at all times and in every way.  There is a deep, gaping hole within you that can be filled only by My peaceful Presence.  People who don't know Me try to fill that emptiness in many different ways, or they simply pretend it isn't there.  Even My children often fail to recognize the full extent of their need: at all times and in every situation.  But recognizing your neediness is only half the battle.  The other half is to believe I can-and will-supply all you need.

Shortly before My death, I promised Peace to My disciples-and to all who would become My followers.  I made it clear that this is a gift:  something I provide freely and lovingly.  So your responsibility is to receive this glorious gift, acknowledging to Me not only your need but also your desire.

Then wait expectantly in My Presence, ready to receive My Peace in full measure.  If you like, you can express your openness by saying, "Jesus, I receive Your Peace."
Taken from Jesus Today
Enjoying Hope
through
His Presence
by
Sarah Young

*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.)
*My God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.( Philippians 4:19.)
*Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives.  Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. ( John 14:27.)

For years we've tried to fill that big hole in our hearts with the things of this life....relationships, drugs, alcohol, money, careers, STUFF!!!
None of it brought joy, or peace.
Not until I dropped to my knees in total surrender to the One that offered total, and unconditional LOVE,  did I understand what the peace that transcends all understanding truly meant.
I was set free from the longing for acceptance.
God knit me together in the womb....just the way He saw fit!
He already knew the choices I would make in my life.....yet He sent His only Son to be crucified for me, with that Hope that I would choose LIFE, eternal LIFE found in the shed blood of Jesus Christ. 
Praise God for His Grace and Mercy! For His undeserved favor in my life....for the trials that drew me closer to the Truth! Those circumstances that opened my eyes to my need for God in my life. Without His Power, I am nothing! He is my Peace, and my Joy, and my Strength. I rejoice and am glad that He filled that hole in my heart that NOTHING in this world could ever fill!!! Amen, and Amen!
Debbie
xoxo

3 comments:

  1. Hi sweet friend, I am so glad I found this post today. I feel I need the peace of Christ today. I have felt blue and stressed for so long. I prayed while reading this. I am wishing you a safe good winter there. Blessings to you and yours, love you always, xoxo, Susie

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  2. Amen! I have learned that lesson well. He has always supplied all my needs and I trust he will continue to do so. His peace passeth all understanding.

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    1. Amen to that!! There are many times that the Peace of the Lord has been a life saver for me....He meets me right where I am at, and washes me in His Peace. I realize I am in His presence, and it gives me the strength I need to move on, and trust His Will for my life. Love to you, my friend. xo

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