The answer to the chaos around us…..


THOUGHT OF THE DAY

peace

“Peace I leave with you; My [own] peace I now give and bequeath

to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. 

Do not let your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid

[Stop allowing yourselves to be agitated and disturbed; 

and do not permit yourselves to be fearful and intimidated

and cowardly and unsettled.]

John 14:27 (emphasis mine)

 

It’s a choice to walk in peace.

When things get crazy you have a choice to be at peace or lose

your mind.

The word is very clear about this,

 

“Do not let your hearts be troubled, neither let them be 

afraid.

 

When things are not going your way do not let your hearts

be troubled.

It’s not easy staying in peace but Jesus wants us to fight for it.

Refuse to succumb to anxious thoughts.

Refuse to panic and fret.

Choose peace.

 

“Stop allowing yourselves to be agitated and disturbed; 

and do not permit yourselves to be fearful and intimidated

and cowardly and unsettled. “

 

There is so much opportunity to lose our peace today.

Put on the news, read the papers, talk to people and you will

see it as clear as day.

But Jesus goes against the grain. He doesn’t advocate us

succumbing to fear. Instead He tells us to stay in peace.

He encourages us to walk in the peace He has given us.

 

Today the word is simple, stay in peace no matter what!

When fear, terror, confusion, and anxiety come, stay in peace.

Easier said than done I know.

But we are not alone. The Holy Spirit will help us in our

weaknesses.

The bad news will keep coming but despite being surrounded

by such darkness hold on to peace.

We can’t afford to live without peace.

Peace is found in His word, it’s found in prayer as you

commune with Him.

Let’s choose peace today!

 

*If you are struggling with mental illness and you need help or you know of someone

who needs help please click on the link below. *

 

https://www.betterhelp.com/start/

 

Bless you friends….

 

Rolain

 

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Even In Death?!


There was a time when I was going through a very very tough ordeal. I had no one to look to. I had no help. It seemed like all was lost. My faith had been crushed. I thought I was done for.
All I had was God. He had to come through or else I was finished. That is how bad my situation was. As I was seeking God, He gave me this scripture:
The wicked is overthrown through his wrongdoing and calamity, but the [consistently] righteous has hope and confidence even in death. Proverbs 15:32

I have shared this verse in a post before but not like this.
I would like to share it with you. I hope it helps you in tough times like it did for me.
The part of scripture that spoke to me was the last half which said “but the [consistently] righteous has hope and confidence even in death.

The Word is powerful because it creates amazing pictures of how life is to be lived, of who we really are, of our Lord Jesus Christ and much much more.
So here I was in my pain and feeling like I was done for and then God spoke to me through this scripture.
I have been made righteous by what Jesus did for me on the Cross. As a righteous person I was to have hope and confidence even in death! What a mind changing principle.
I realised that no matter how bad things where I needed to have hope and confidence in God even in death, even when things seemed dark, even when things seemed hopeless. And I realised that was the essence of faith. Despite the chaos and confusion happening around me I needed to look to God and trust Him. Even in death I was to look to God!
And that is what I did and continue doing.

What struggles are you facing? Do you feel like giving up? Are you tired of waiting for God? Are you in a life and death situation?
God is calling us to have hope and confidence in Him even in death!
He is calling us to do that because He will deliver us. Don’t give up. Things may seem hopeless but there is hope. Things may seem dead but there is life. Things may seem dark but light has come.
There is one thing that you must always fight for and that is your faith in God. The enemy will always try to destroy your hope in God. But as humans we need hope. We cannot do without it. He will try and crush it because if he does he has won.
But as sons and daughters of God we must look to God even in death! Even in death!
He can be trusted. . . .