Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Peace that passes understanding

Joel Osteen does it again, a word just for me!

Jeremy is becoming more and more active, last night Aaron and I had a blast watching the contortions in my belly. Almost like somersaults. He moves more often and it really does not matter what I am doing. He moves when I am standing, walking, sitting, laying down. He will also move when I place my hand or Aaron's on my belly. Jeremy will also move when hands are placed then you talk to him ... hard to put into words how amazing it is. Simply put, only God can create something so awesome.

back to Joel ....
Peace That Passes Understanding
Today's Scripture

“And the peace of God, which passes all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:7 KJ).

Today's Word from Joel and Victoria
Many people carry anxiety and worry about life—their jobs, money, homes, and relationships. They allow these cares and concerns to overwhelm their thoughts and affect every area of their lives. They don’t sleep well and become touchy and edgy with people throughout the day. If that’s you, recognize that God has a plan for you to live in peace—peace that passes understanding. What does that mean?
It means that you can have peace in your heart when it doesn’t make sense to have peace—when the world around you is anxious and upset; when circumstances are beyond your control; when things aren’t going the way you thought they would. You serve a good God, and no matter what things look like today, He is working behind the scenes on your behalf.
One definition of “peace” means, “to set at one again.” When you are at one and in unity with the Father through Christ Jesus, His supernatural peace will automatically begin to fill your heart. All of that anxiety and uneasiness will disappear as His supernatural peace guards your heart and directs your steps into the abundant life He has for you.

A Prayer for Today
Father in heaven, I give You my cares and concerns. I choose to trust that You are working behind the scenes for me. Fill me with Your peace and joy today as I surrender every area of my life to You. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.


1 comment:

Go Mom Go said...

thanks bethy!

Looks like something I needed to read today too!