“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”(John 16:33 ESV)
“Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all.”(2 Thessalonians 3:16 ESV)
Peace, such a small word but such a wonderful feeling. I have felt the kind of peace that can only come from God. It’s a wonderful feeling. It’s not like the kind of peace you feel otherwise. God has a way of giving you the peace that just washes over you and all your cares, concerns and problems just go away.
Have you ever experienced God’s peace? It’s free for the asking. All you have to do is ask God for His peace. I did yesterday. It was a rough day. I got rudely awaken at 5 a.m. by my next door neighbor arguing with someone outside my window. To say I wasn’t happy is an understatement. But in my defense, I hadn’t slept well for a couple nights and this was the second time this week he has woke me up. I saw him later and informed him I wasn’t happy and to not even try to talk to me. So of course he tries to talk me. But I got my groceries and went in while he was still trying to talk me. Then I asked God for peace. I needed His peace to get me through a very long day.
And before you ask, I can rarely nap during the day. Especially when someone is here. But God will give freely His peace. He will flow it out over you. It will wash over you, filling every void, every hurt spot and will take away anger and hurt feelings. He will fill you with His loving presence. God is so good. He loves us so much and will take care of all our problems if we let Him. Will you let Him take care of you? He is waiting for you to ask. He won’t force Himself on you. Just ask. Feel the most wonderful kind of peace.
Have a great day everyone. Remember, God loves you and so do I.
Writer and Prayer warrior with Answers2Prayer Ministries
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