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Serenity

“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.”   —Isaiah 26:3   Evil days, we often hear, are these. Restlessness and strife in all degrees, Hate and turbulence and riot rife Seem to be our troubled way of life. …And our children’s, too.   Inner conflicts […]

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Developing Peace

Peace of mind is found only in the Christian who has learned to trust in God. God keeps only “him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on Thee: because He trusteth in Thee’’ (Isa. 26:3). When we confess sinfulness, turn from our sins, and believe in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, then we […]

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Perfect Peace

  When I am bowed with grief, When troubles round me throng, When there seems no relief, When I can find no song, He sends His perfect peace, From sorrow gives release, Through all my journey here, Peace, perfect peace.   When I have doubts within, When faith is far from strong, When I behold […]

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Peace on Earth

In the midst of wars and rumors of wars. We can again expect as another Christmas season approaches that there will be an almost universal clamor for peace. Even while nations are locked in a malicious struggle for supremacy, and while others are feverishly preparing to enter the conflict at a moment’s notice, the prince […]

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Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

Psalm 122:6-7: “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.” David, in this text, is speaking of how important it is that prayer is made for the peace of Jerusalem. Why is this peace such a concern for him? We are […]

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Peace

The first ray of sunlight Is just peeking through— No breeze is yet stirring, The day is so new; The birds are beginning Their daily refrain; The dew cloaks the grasses; I stroll down the lane. I muse on the wonder Of all God has made; The sounds, scents and movement This moment displayed. Each […]

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Perfect Peace

When I am bowed with grief, When troubles round me throng, When there seems no relief, When I can find no song, He sends His perfect peace From sorrow gives release, Through all my journey here, Peace, perfect peace.   When I have doubts within, When faith is far from strong, When I behold my […]

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Content In His Ways

Content in His ways? So often I’m not. When pain overwhelms, I oft rue my lot. When earthly friends fail, discontent rears its head; Why do they help others and not me instead? While others are wealthy, I scarcely get by; My labor seems futile, all things go awry. I’m awash with self-pity, thinking everything’s […]

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Peace (4)

A flash of light and the immediate boom sent Butterscotch scurrying to her master’s lap. “You shoulda named that cat “Scaredy-Cat.” Look at her shake!” said Jason to Julie. But Julie ignored her little brother and simply comforted her new kitten. “It’s okay, Butterscotch, you’re all right …” Then another clap of thunder, louder than […]

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