Jesus is your sovereign peace

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Colossians 3 JESUS IS YOUR SOVEREIGN PEACE And let the peace of Christ rule in your heart, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.  (Colossians 3:15) You never saw it coming. It’s that phone call you never thought you’d receive, that news you never imagined […]

God’s peace is greater than your problems

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Philippians 4 GOD’S PEACE IS GREATER THAN YOUR PROBLEMS The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts […]

God wants you to have peace with others

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Corinthians 13 GOD WANTS YOU TO HAVE PEACE WITH OTHERS Finally, brothers, rejoice.  Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.  (2 Corinthians 13:11) A life of constant conflict is a taxing […]

God’s Kingdom is your community

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 14 GOD’S KINGDOM IS YOUR COMMUNITY For the Kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.  Whoever thus serves Christ is acceptable to God and approved by men.  So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual […]

The Holy Spirit works through rest

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 2 THE HOLY SPIRIT WORKS THROUGH REST And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them.  And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance.  (Acts 2:3-4) It is interesting how when the Holy Spirit […]

Jesus is your total restoration

God’s Hope for Your Heart from John 21 JESUS IS YOUR TOTAL RESTORATION When they had eaten breakfast, Jesus asked Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?” “Yes, Lord,” he said to Him, “You know that I love You.” “Feed My lambs,” He told him. A second time He asked […]

Jesus is the one you are looking for

God’s Hope for Your Heart from John 20 JESUS IS THE ONE YOU ARE LOOKING FOR “Woman,” Jesus said to her, “why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for? ” Supposing He was the gardener, she replied, “Sir, if you’ve removed Him, tell me where you’ve put Him, and I will take Him […]

The voice that shakes the earth is the one that calms your heart

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 29 THE VOICE THAT SHAKES THE EARTH IS THE ONE THAT CALMS YOUR HEART The voice of the Lord is powerful; the voice of the Lord is full of majesty.  The voice of the Lord breaks the cedars; the Lord breaks the cedars of Lebanon.  He makes Lebanon to skip […]

Jesus yearns for you to have peace

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 19 JESUS YEARNS FOR YOU TO HAVE PEACE And when He drew near and saw the city, He wept over it, saying, “Would that you, even you, had known on this day the things that make for peace!  But now they are hidden from your eyes.  (Luke 19:41-42) […]

God’s grace is your level ground

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 26 GOD’S GRACE IS YOUR LEVEL GROUND But as for me, I shall walk in my integrity; redeem me, and be gracious to me. My foot stands on level ground; in the great assembly I will bless the Lord. (Psalm 26:11-12) Integrity is a theme that comes up […]