Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Christmas peace? is it even possible?

Today I read 
John 16:33:  I have said these things to you, that in Me you may have peace.  In the world you will have tribulation.  But take heart; I have overcome the world.

Having "peace" doesn't mean the world around me is under control.  {Especially during the holidays.}  

This is a foreign concept to me.  

But the Lord is graciously showing me that IN HIM is where I find my peace despite my hectic circumstances.  Peace IS attainable!  Praise the Lord!  But how?

All I have to do is recognize that the LORD is the one in control.  He reminds me in this verse that, He is so much in control, He has even "overcome the world."  The entire WORLD!! {past, present and future}!  My victory, my hope, my {Christmas} peace is in CHRIST.  I pray He helps me to surrender to that truth today.

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Love is to the heart what the summer is to the farmer's year - it brings to harvest all the loveliest flowers of the soul. -Unknown