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Colossians 3:15

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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…

“And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.” (Colossians 3:15 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible.) Paul wrote to the church at Colossi letting them know that God must be the ruler in their hearts. It’s important for us today to remember that the peace of God is the decisive proof that the heart is right with God. When a man loses his peace, it is proof that he has lost something else; that he has given way to evil, and…