Tweet Day 305 “These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33) Jesus explains that everything he taught was to bring us peace, peace in our hearts and peace in the world. Even though you will face tribulations in life, Jesus’ words can bring you peace and his yoke makes life easier. Turn to Jesus and be of good cheer No Matter what you are facing right now let his peace fill your heart and mind with his peace.
Tweet Day 304 “And let the peace of God rule in your hearts…” (Colossians 3:15) God’s peace can drive away the fear and tension that tries to take control of your thoughts and emotions. He has promised to give you peace. But you have to let his peace rule your heart. You have to choose to be controlled by God’s peace, to trust the leading of the Holy Spirit in the midst of the storm. Don’t let fear and anxieties rule you today, choose God’s peace instead. When you give God control he will bring his peace into your life and he will calm the storms raging in your heart and mind.
Tweet Day 303 “And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” (Ephesians 4:7) Our hearts and minds get assaulted daily with fear and anxiety. The struggles of life bring turmoil and conflicts that often make us feel powerless. But God has promised us his peace. His peace will stand guard over our heart and minds keeping us safe from fear and distress. When you bring your requests to God, and leave them at his feet, his peace will cover you. Jesus will comfort your soul with a peace that surpasses all understanding.
Tweet Day 302 “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” (John 14:27) Jesus gives this promise to his disciples in anticipation of all that they will go through in their life and ministry. He knows what lies ahead for them and gives them this reassurance. Jesus gives peace. It is not like the world’s peace, this peace comes from him and is found nowhere else but in him. No matter what you are going through today, don’t let your heart be troubled and don’t be afraid. Jesus has promised to give you his peace; all you have to do is ask.
Tweet Day 301 “The Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” (Numbers 6:26) The favor of the Lord is on you. He has turned his face toward you and has never looked back. His eye is on you, like a loving parent who is always aware where his child is. You can live with the peace that comes from knowing that God is watching over you, delighting himself in you. He is vigilant in his care and never loses sight of you. Keep you eyes on Jesus and let peace rule your heart today because he has turned his face toward you.
Tweet Day 300 “The Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you.” (Numbers 6:25) Aaron’s benediction continues with the desire that God be gracious to you, that he deal with you out of his abundant grace. His shining face evokes the image of a loving Father overflowing with love and good will. God wants to make his face shine on you and he is looking for opportunities to be gracious to you. When you start your day with this blessing resonating in your heart your day will be brighter and there won’t be anything you cannot overcome.
Tweet Day 299 “The Lord bless you and keep you” (Deuteronomy 32:24) The opening line of the Aaronic blessing calls upon the Lord to bless and keep you. This is the prayer that God instructed Aaron to speak over Israel on a daily basis. God’s heart is to bless you, to take care of you and to prosper you. He wanted the people to hear it often so it would get into their heart. He wants you to know that he has blessings in store for you today. As you go through your day you can be sure that God is watching over you to keep you safe and that he has already decided to bless you.
Tweet Day 298 “Blessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel, who only does wondrous things!” (Psalms 72:18) It is good for your soul to praise God, to speak well of him, to bless him with gratitude in our hearts. The Psalmist offers one of many reasons to bless the Lord; everything he does is good and wonderful. Take a few minutes to thank God for the wonderful things he has done in your life. Speak out your praises and blessings to God all through your day. You will find yourself happier and your day brighter as you focus on the many ways God has blessed your life.
Tweet Day 297 “For you are great and do marvelous deeds; you alone are God.” (Psalms 86:10) God does not share the stage with any other god; he stands alone. Though men may put their trust in gods of their own making, only God can do the marvelous things that He does. He created the universe and only He can redeem a life from sin. Don’t trust your life to anyone or anything else but God; He alone is your God. He will do great and mighty things for those who put their trust in Him.
Tweet Day 296 “Among the gods there is none like You, O Lord; Nor are there any works like Your works.” (Psalms 86:8) Who is your help? Who do you entrust your life to? There are many false gods that vie for your trust. Israel of old kept turning to idols, others trust in themselves, and some put their hope in another person. But none can compare with our God, nor can they do what our God can do. Anchor your hope today in the One that is above every other god and the One who can do what no other god can do. There truly is none like you, O Lord!