His Peace

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 14:27 KJV Notice in today’s verse Jesus didn’t tell us to be peaceful. He also did not ask us to find peace. Instead…

The First day of the Week

Sunday is not the last day of the week but the first. It is not the day to collapse in exhaustion but one to celebrate the Sabbath rest we have in the Lord Jesus. No matter what we may face tomorrow God has great things in store!

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…

Peace in Confusing Times

The God who we say we serve is the God of all peace. As we prepare our hearts before receiving communion we should also prepare our attitudes before rushing off to church. When this first half of St Francis’ prayer should becomes our own then the God of all peace will meet us there and…

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…