The world rages on. Disputes arise, kindling flames. Yet in this moment, in your sanctuary I hear only silence. “Peace be with you,” Jesus tells me.
I am unsettled, anxious about this day. I thirst for calm waters. “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you,” Jesus reminds me.
I feel surrounded by those hostile to you God. They clasp their ears so they cannot hear your truth. I am discouraged, tired; my efforts seem futile. “Peace be with you,” Jesus repeats.
Praise God for his calming voice. Praise God for his peace, the peace that surpasses all understanding. Praise God for his reassurance, that we can call him Father. Praise God for his grace, his loving touch that calms and soothes. Praise God that we can approach him with our fears and worries, that he listens. Praise God that he patiently guides us on his path and purpose. All praise to God who is our rock, our fortress, our constant in a world of shifting sand.
Peace scripture: Luke 24:36, John 14:27 & John 20:26 (NIV).
© 2019 CGThelen
10 thoughts on “Morning Praise — Peace Within Our Soul”
More praise. More peace. How sweet to trust the
Prince of peace who has defeated the prince of darkness.
Victory in Christ. Praise God!
May we all feel the peace only He can provide.
Amen. Praise God.
This brings peace to my soul. Praise God for His peace!
Yes, praise God!
Yes…. praise God.
All praise to you dear God.
LOVE this! I read it twice, as I let it sink in.I looked up the Scripture references. What great reminders. It reminded me of Psalm 46, too.
Have a blessed day – thanks for blessing mine.
Psalm 46 is another good one. All praise to our “Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6).” Blessings to you.
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