“…the PEACE OF GOD, which is deeper than all knowledge, shall 1keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” (Phil. 4:7) 1phroureō: to guard, watch, with a military guard.
Peace is a very powerful commodity. It can bring us joy because we know we are safe. God’s peace is much deeper than this, with the peace of God covering our lives we know that our presence with God will be for all eternity! Jesus told us:
“…I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.” (John 14:3)
We may face many challenges in our lifetime that sometimes, cause us to be very troubled with worry! We know that this “worry” is the source of many health problems, both to our body and our mind, including:
- Weakening of the immune system, making you more likely to have colds or other infections
- High blood pressure
- Upset stomach, ulcers and acid reflux
- Increased rapid heartbeat and heart palpitations
- Anxiety and Panic attacks
- Cardio-vascular problems
- Increase in blood sugar levels
- Irritable bowel problems
- Backaches and tension headaches or migraines
This is what our awesome Lord tells us as a solution to all this:
“YOU KEEP HIM IN PERFECT PEACE whose mind is 2stayed on you, because he trusts in you. Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD GOD is an everlasting rock.” (Isa. 26:3-4) 2sâmak: to support, uphold, or to lean upon.
Join with me in seeking God’s perfect peace…Bill Stockham