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5 Steps for Christmas Peace

Could someone forget their disabilities or limitations? I did. After living without sight for decades, I often forget I can't see. And dismissing that very thing, sometimes I rush to get ready to go out. I admit it, I'm a wait-to-the-last-minute kind of gal. I rush...

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Weapons for Peace

We have a wonderful promise: "The peace of God, which passes all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." (Phil. 4:7 NIV) Before taking this to heart, however, it is important to note the context of this promise. When we read verse 6, we...

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Jesus Peace: Experiencing the Peace of the Christ Child…ALL Year Long! Introduction

Yes, it is that time of year again, the Christmas season. And the Christmas season is a season of peace, right? After all, "For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful...

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Jesus Peace: Experiencing the Peace of the Christ Child…ALL Year Long! Part 1: What IS Peace, Anyway?

Peace. It is a word that we so often hear, it is something we long for, yet it so often slips through our fingers. But just what is peace, anyway? According to the dictionary, peace is: - freedom from disturbance; - tranquility; a state or period in which there is no...

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Jesus Peace: Experiencing the Peace of the Christ Child…ALL Year Long! Part 2: Prerequisite for Peace

Last Saturday we saw that the difference between the world's definition of peace and the way God defines peace: While the world's peace is temporary, achieved by removing the symptoms of strife, we see that Jesus' Peace is a permanent tranquility, a state of mind that...

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Jesus Peace: Experiencing the Peace of the Christ Child…ALL Year Long! Part 3: Accessing Peace

On Tuesday we saw that the prerequisite for accessing Jesus' Peace is to give our hearts to Jesus. If you have never done so, we urge you to do so now. It is the only way to having that permanent tranquility, that peaceful state of mind, that is only achieved by Jesus...

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Jesus Peace: Experiencing the Peace of the Christ Child…ALL Year Long! Part 4: Is This Type of Peace…Even Possible?

Last Thursday, in Jesus' Peace, Part 3, we saw that if God is peace, then the closer we draw to Him, the more we can enjoy His peace. Thus the way to access Jesus' peace is to draw near to Him, to keep our hearts and minds focussed on Him, to make Him our refuge at...

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Perfect Peace

"Let me hear what God the Lord will speak, for he will speak peace to his people, to His faithful, to those who turn to him in their hearts." (Psalm 85:8 NRSV) Sometimes, we get so busy at this time of year that we forget to listen to what God is saying to us. We get...

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The Peace that Surpasses Understanding

"The peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." (Philippians 4:7 ESV) The time before Christmas is a period of great stress for many young adults who attend colleges and universities. After several months...

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War and Peace

"Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid." (John 14:27 NRSV) Jesus told His disciples that there would be wars and rumours of wars, and that nation would...

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