Peace is Possible

I have spent a lifetime reading the news and seeing images of Arabs and Israelis fighting. From the Munich kidnapping and killing of Israeli athletes to the 50 innocent men women and children killed in a Mosque by a Jewish radical there has been bloodshed everywhere. We have grown immune to hope almost as if…

I Want My Lawyer!

 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. John 14:27 ESV What does Jesus mean when He says He doesn’t give us a peace like the world’s peace? Try thinking of a scene from…

Being a Peacemaker

I have learned that peacemaking has a price. While others take positions that they feel are right and demand that others be condemned…I cannot. I must allow myself to be included among the accused and listen till God gives me something of value to say. Only His Words are the balm of Gilead that bring…

Dove of Peace

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:                 Ecclesiastes 3:1 Pete Seeger was sort of quoting from King Solomon when he sang “A time for peace, I pray it’s not too late!” in the song “Turn Turn Turn” At the…

Peace

The best part of being at the beach this afternoon, was not jumping in the water to cool off, but feeling the breeze quiet my heart and mind. It has always intrigued me how Jesus never said that the world did not offer peace. He only said that the peace He gives is different (and…