Daily Archives: April 17, 2018

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Read (from the New Living Translation)

John 14:27


“I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.”

Go Deep

Not only is CJ a hilarious storyteller, but what brought him to the CJ & Joy show in the first place took courage – and a big step of faith. In fact, it took him driving 5 hours away from home just to say one prayer! Hear all about it in today’s video.

 

Notes from the Life Application Study Bible

The end result of the Holy Spirit’s work in our lives is deep and lasting peace. Unlike worldly peace, which is usually defined as the absence of conflict, this peace is confident assurance in any circumstance; with Christ’s peace, we have no need to fear the present or the future. Sin, fear, uncertainty, doubt, and numerous other forces are at war within us. The peace of God moves into our hearts and lives to restrain these hostile forces and offer comfort in place of conflict. Jesus says he will give us that peace if we are willing to accept it from him. If your life is full of stress, allow the Holy Spirit to fill you with Christ’s peace (see Philippians 4:6, 7 for more on experiencing God’s peace).