Category Archives: Peace

January 16: Abigail the Peacemaker

Read 1 Samuel 25 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the sons of God” (Matt. 5:9). Peacemaking, I imagine, had become a lifestyle for Abigail. After all, she had lived with a man who’s name means fool … Continue reading

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January 15: Pursue Peace with Others

Read Romans 12:9-21 “If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.”  (v. 18) When it comes to family life (not to mention all relationships), the above verse is one of the most … Continue reading

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January 14th: Pursuing Peace with Others

Read Romans 14:13-23. “Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another.” (NIV, Romans 14:13) The context of this whole passage begins a few verses earlier with Paul’s encouragement to us to not argue with people over disputable matters. The … Continue reading

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Jan 13 – Sometimes Peace is Not the Plan

Read  Matt 10:34-39  and  John 16:33 Thinking about it in human terms, it must have been difficult for Jesus to imagine being betrayed by his friends.  He, and He alone knew full scope of what was about to happen and … Continue reading

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January 12: Peace Promises

Read John 14 When I stop and really listen to all that goes on, I can get overwhelmed with the possibilities. My peace feels threatened as my trust in God wavers. A 22-year-old woman has a stroke and passes away. … Continue reading

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January 11: Seeking God First Brings Peace

Read Matthew 6:25-34. “Do not worry about your life,” Jesus said. “Is not life more than food and the body more than clothes?” (NIV, Matthew 6:25) Wow–“Do not worry about your life.” That’s pretty clear isn’t it? And it’s a … Continue reading

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January 10: Let God’s Peace Control Your Heart

Read Colossians 3:12-17 When our minds are set on the truth of what God has done — His love, His power, His mercy, His grace — we know the peace of God. And it changes everything. Peace. It means wholeness. … Continue reading

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