A Perfect Peace
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!
— Isaiah 26:3 (NLT)
I am not a peaceful person. By nature, I am a very driven person. Every day I search for the fastest way to satisfy my wants and needs. Why wait if you don’t have to?
When I rely on myself, I’m never peaceful. I take Jesus at his Word when he said we can have perfect peace. Not a peace that fades or can be faked, but the real deal. Here is an acronym for this special kind of peace:
Persistent faith. Sticky situations and long-term trials don’t need to rob us of the peace that surpasses all understanding (see Philippians 4:7).
Everyone wins. Have you noticed people who handle sickness or stress well? They are not only a testament that obtaining perfect peace is possible but they show others how it can be done.
Accept your trials. After Jesus inv ...
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