21 Days of Prayer – ThanksgivingNovember 21, 2021
John 14:27 “Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Don’t let your heart be troubled or fearful.
We think of peace as the absence of conflict, but Jesus promises us something better. He gives us peace in the face of conflict.
The of God is a of God
Don’t worry about anything, but in everything, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.
1 The Lord is my shepherd; I have what I need. 2 He lets me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside quiet waters. 3 He renews my life; he leads me along the right paths for his name’s sake. 4 Even when I go through the darkest valley, I fear no danger, for you are with me; your rod and your staff—they comfort me. 5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. 6 Only goodness and faithful love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord as long as I live.
Change your .
When we feel anxious when we worry, we are often focused on all the things going wrong around us. When circumstances feel out of our control, fear blinds us to the truth.
Change the of your heart.
Open your heart to the truth of God’s Word and His promises. As long as we believe we can handle our fear ourselves, we will never find freedom.
Express your .
Our enemies no longer hold us captive, but instead, they prompt us to share our burdens with a God who loves us.
Sometimes God won’t change your circumstances because He’s more interested in changing you.