God does not want His children living in fear.“Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord, as His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue” (2 Peter 1:2-3).
“Fear not,” or its equivalent, is recorded many times in Scripture—ALN will post one “fear not” each week during this calendar year.
This Week’s Verse~“But He laid His right hand on me, saying to me,‘Do not be afraid; I am the First and the Last.I am He who lives, and was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore.Amen.And I have the keys of Hades and of Death.Writethe things which you have seen, and the things which are, and the things which will take place after this’” (Revelation 1:17-19).
The Foundation Of Peace~“The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid” (Psalm 27:1).
The Solution If You Lack Peace~“Great peace have those who love Your law, and nothing causes them to stumble” (Psalm 119:165).“You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You” (Isaiah 26:3).“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:6-7).
Summary~“No Christ = No Peace” versus “Know Christ = Know Peace”
The Bottom Line~If this series has accomplished nothing else—I trust that you are assured that you can personally know the peace of God!Do you?If not click on this link: Steps to Peace with God.
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