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9 Decisions For A Life Beyond Amazing For 2018 – A Life Of Peace
What is the biblical definition of peace? Peace is defined by the Hebrew counterpart “Shalom” It is more than absence of strife. It is a sense of well-being and sense of good morale. If your life is intertwined with Jesus you can have peace.
Many people live under threat in several countries. They struggle with peace. God has rescued us from the spectrum of death and despair. His son is the prince of peace who has permanently irradicate any thing that terrifies us. No more oppression. God has passionately rescued us from the spectrum of death. “Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:7.
How to have a life of peace
Know the types of peace
- Peace with God
- “Therefore, since we have been made right in God’s sight by faith, we have peace with God because of what Jesus Christ our Lord has done for us.” Romans 5:1 (NLT). God becomes our Father and Friend when Jesus came down to earth and paid the price for our sins. Our sins have been erased.
- Peace from God
- “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. God gives us peace when everything is going well. Peace during difficult time is peace from god. True peace is a quiet heart.
- Peace of God
- “In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me dwell in safety.” Psalms 4:8. Are you tossing and turning at night due to frustrations at work? God has promised that the peace of God is with us and guards our heart to keep the junk out.
- “Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me–put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.” Philippians 4:9.
- Peace and the Spirit of God
- The Spirit of God dwells in our heart the moment we accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior.
- Peace and the Son of God
- “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.” John 14:1. “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
- “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33. Jesus is the source of our peace to in times of difficulties.
- Peace and the Word of God
- “Those who love your instructions have great peace and do not stumble.” Psalms 119 :165. The bible is key to your peace. We have to make every effort to memorize verses from the bible to have peace like a shield to protect us in times of difficulties.
- Peace and Prayer
- “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” Philippians 4:6. Pray with thanksgiving before requests and petition.
- The Lord is our mighty fortress, a shelter from personal storm and gifts us with peace beyond all understanding.
Listen to Dr. David Jeremiah, Pastor of Shadow Mountain Church, San Diego and New York Times Best-Selling Author full message on A Life Of Peace here.