But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price (1 Peter 3:4, KJV) In our normal day-to-day activities, quietness means the absence of sounds, whether human voices or inanimate
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful (Colossians 3:15 KJV) The peace of God in the heart of the believer can serve as an umpire that the Lord uses to guide us in certain aspects of our lives.
For thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream…(Isaiah 66:12 KJV) During one of our recent Live Bible sessions, I extensively discussed the spiritual significance of water and a river. Water is used to refer to a spiritual supply
Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth (Ps. 46:10 KJV) This is God’s end-of-year message to you: “Be still, and know that I am God”. What does this mean? And most importantly, why would the Lord tell us to be
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace…. (Gal. 5:22 KJV) Paul’s message to the Galatians tells us that the third listed fruit of the Spirit is peace. The word “fruit” is a metaphor used to help us understand abstract concepts of good character(1). By using your natural knowledge of fruit, you can
“And suddenly there appeared with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, ‘Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased’” (Lk. 2:13-14 NAS). On the day Jesus was born, an angel appeared to a group of shepherds in the field to
Then Gideon built an altar there unto the LORD, and called it Jehovahshalom: unto this day it is yet in Ophrah of the Abiezrites. (Jdg. 6:24 KJV) Gideon was a judge God used to deliver the children of Israel from bondage just after they settled in the promised land. When the angel of the LORD
And He Himself was in the stern, asleep on the cushion; and they awoke Him and said to Him, “Teacher, do You not care that we are perishing?” (Mk. 4:38 NAS) Heavenly peace in the midst of troubling earthly circumstances of our lives is our privilege and our gift. We have been created to be