Daily Devotional
Jesus Gives You Peace

“Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”

John 14:27

Ponder This

One of the wonderful names of Jesus is “The Prince of Peace.” Isaiah prophesied that He would be called “The Prince of Peace.” Jesus holds the key to peace, whether it’s personal peace in your heart, domestic peace in your home, or eternal peace in heaven.

The angels told the shepherds that His coming was “good tidings of great joy” (Luke 2:10), for His incarnation meant peace and goodwill toward men.

Certainly, there is a need for peace. But look around. What’s happened to the promised peace? It was postponed when the world rejected and then crucified the Prince of Peace whom God had sent.

There’ll be no peace on Earth until the world that rejected our Savior receives Him again in power and glory. The only true hope for peace for the church, the nation, the world, and the individual is the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.

Practice This

This Christmas, do you have peace with God or is the war still going on? The only way you can have the peace Jesus made is to surrender to Jesus. He has fought and won the battle. He has made peace with the blood of His cross. But that peace does you no good until you bow to Him in total, absolute surrender and lay down your sword of rebellion at His feet. Once you have that peace with God, then you can have the peace of God.


Real Truth Never Changes

Real truth never changes, and the truth about government is that it is God who ordains it, leaders who are responsible for it, and citizens who are accountable to it. The privilege of being called Americans comes with significant responsibilities—to God, to each other, and to the world.