Daily Devotional
The Peace Of God


I was witnessing to a man who was standing in front of his house. I couldn’t get very far with him, as he was seemingly satisfied with his life. He said, “Mister, I’ve got a good income. You see that house? I own that house. It’s paid for. You see that car? I own it; it’s paid for. My wife is in that house. She loves me.”

I said, “Sir, all right. I want to ask you a question. Will you be absolutely honest with me? Do you have peace in your heart?” His chin started to quiver, his eyes brimmed with tears. He said, “No, I don’t have peace in heart. How did you know?”

I said, “Because the Bible says, ‘There is no peace, sayeth my God, to the wicked.’ These things cannot fill the longing of your heart. You need Jesus. If you have Jesus, you have the peace of God that passes understanding. If you have that, you are a rich person.”

Philippians 4:6-7 says, “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; 7 and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”



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