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“Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.” John 14:27 Continuing our look at the most important needs that we have and know that God will supply, I am sure that everyone will agree that Peace is important, especially at this time. Our world has been shaken over the past few months.  Normal life as we view it has been disrupted and turned upside down.  The Bible speaks about men’s hearts failing them for fear and…

The result of righteousness will be peace; the effect of righteousness will be quiet confidence forever. (Isaiah 32:17, Christian Standard Bible) As I was growing up, a dear lady in our small church sometimes said, “If there wasn’t a heaven to gain or a hell to shun, I’d still live for the Lord.” From the perspective of youth, I wondered at that statement. After all, if I didn’t have to worry about hell, there would be no restrictions! I could do what I liked without fear of consequences. It sounded good to my immature mind. Of course, there is a…

“Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.” (James 1:19-20, ESV) Temper tantrums are not cute, but toddlers and young children use them when they can’t get their own way. They may kick, scream, throw themselves on the floor, or even bang their heads. I once babysat a toddler who was a master of temper tantrums. The parents called from the restaurant to check on Miss Tantrum and seemed utterly surprised at the complete silence in the background.…