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Shalom

The Hebrew word for peace is shalom. And apart from God it will always remain a pipe dream, a philosophical fantasy, or a tantalizing fish that is just beyond your bait and hook. Marriages go awry and fall apart because...

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OPERATING BY THE PEACE RULE

If you don’t have peace about it, don’t proceed! Often peace is all God will give you to let you know whether you’re in or out of His will. So how can you operate by the peace rule? “Don’t worry...

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Don’t proceed without peace

When your thoughts, actions, and plans are approved by God, He’ll confirm it by giving you an inner ‘knowing’ (see 1 John 2:20). The Bible says: ‘Let the peace (soul harmony which comes) from Christ rule (act as umpire continually)...

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He’s Saying the Same to You

One of the first things Jesus did after His resurrection was to go looking for the disciples who’d failed Him so badly. ‘On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors...

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No peace? It’s ‘out!’

When God speaks to us He gives us a deep sense of inner peace to confirm that He is speaking to us. Beware of false peace! When we have a strong desire to do something it can produce a strong...

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The Peace Process

One of the last things Jesus told His disciples before leaving this world was, ‘In this world, you will have trouble’ (John 16:33 NIV 2011 Edition). And He was right, wasn’t He? We all experience stress, occupational demands, deadlines, expectations,...

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‘Live in Peace’

When Jesus sent His disciples out to preach, He told them to go into each city, find a suitable house in which to stay, and say, ‘Peace be unto you.’ If they were accepted they were to stay there and...

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Purpose and Peace

Perhaps you’re wondering, ‘What am I supposed to do with my life? What’s my purpose here?’ God answers these questions through our abilities. He leads us to our life’s purpose through the skills and talents He has given us. God-given...

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Peace Is ‘an Inside Job’

The psalmist wrote, ‘Oh, that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest’. Have you ever felt that way? Sorry, there’s no escape! Wherever you go — there you are! Peace is ‘an inside...

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In the Eye of the Storm

Many of us know just how powerfully destructive a storm can be. It can carry with it wind gusts of up to 155 miles an hour; rain up to 5 inches an hour; the ability to create waves 10 storeys...