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“Let the peace of Christ be in control in your heart (for you were in fact called as one body to this peace), and be thankful” (Colossians 3:15, New English Translation). So many people want peace in their lives, but it seems elusive to them. We do not live in a peaceful world and many do not live peaceful lives. That lack of peace is taking its toll on our emotions, our relationships, and perhaps even our health. Peace has been described as “a state of tranquility or quietness of spirit that transcends circumstances.” What are the peace-stealers in our…

“Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;” Ephesians 5:20 In our daily walk with the Lord, we often face things that are not exactly like we wish they would be. But if we learn to give thanks regardless of our circumstances, then the Lord gives us joy regardless of our feelings. The more we praise and worship the Lord, the less frightening our circumstances seem. Nothing has changed except we now see the difficulties through the eyes of the Lord. He gives us the grace and strength to…