Category Archives: Peace

Finding Contentment

Phil. 4:11-12 says, “Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. 12 I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Death of a Loved One

A few people in our church have recently experienced the death of a loved one, so I wrote this article for them.  I pray it is a comfort to them and others in my church that may lose a loved … Continue reading

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How does the Truth set us free?

Paul said in 2 Cor. 10:4-5, “For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.  We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every … Continue reading

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Is God in Our Suffering?

  Job 1:20-22 says, “Then Job stood up, tore his robe, and shaved his head.  He fell to the ground and worshiped, saying:  ‘Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will leave this life.  The Lord gives, … Continue reading

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What Should My Focus Be?

Matthew 6:33-34 says, “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you.  Therefore don’t worry about tomorrow, because tomorrow will worry about itself.  Each day has enough trouble of its … Continue reading

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Why do I have these problems when Jesus promised me peace?

Easter is approaching and Easter means life, it means hope, it means peace, so why do I have these problems?  Put yourself in the disciple’s shoes for a moment. They have spent three years with Jesus and they saw miracle … Continue reading

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Is God in Control?

“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.”  Romans 8:28. If God isn’t in control we would all be in big trouble!  If … Continue reading

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