Category Archives: Peacefulness

Finding Peace

I cried out to God for help; I cried out to God to hear me. When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; at night I stretched out untiring hands and my soul refused to be comforted. Psalm 77:1-2 … Continue reading

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The Lord Gives Strength and Peace

The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace. Psalm 29:11 Today’s passage concludes the 29th Psalm with a beautiful promise that the Lord provides strength and peace for His people. It reminds me of … Continue reading

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The Heavens Declare His Glory

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge. Psalm 19:1-2 Anne Frank, the German-born diarist and writer of The Diary … Continue reading

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Make Every Effort

Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. Hebrews 12:14 Jerry Bridges, author of The Pursuit of Holiness, writes, “God does not require a perfect, sinless … Continue reading

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Embracing God’s Covenant of Peace

“Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you. Isaiah 54:10 Last week, my … Continue reading

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In Need of Scotching

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul. Psalm 23:1-3 There is an old term called scotching that comes from an … Continue reading

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To Bring You Peace

As he approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it and said, “If you, even you, had only know on this day what would bring you peace – but now it is hidden from your eyes. Luke 19:42 … Continue reading

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Life Doesn’t Consist of Possessions

Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.” Luke 12:15. I received a diagnosis of Early-onset Alzheimer disease after over … Continue reading

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Fighting Discouragement

But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you. Psalm 5:11 Today’s passage reminds us to take refuge … Continue reading

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A Discouraged Heart

The troubles of my heart have multiplied; free me from my anguish. Psalm 25:17 Billy Graham, the famed and beloved evangelist of the 20th century said, “The Christian life is not a constant high. I have moments of deep discouragement. … Continue reading

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