Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"Peace with God brings the peace of God. It is a peace that settles our nerves, fills our mind, floods our spirit and, in the midst of the uproar around us,
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on May 8, 2008
PEACE WITH GOD FIRST
D. M. Lloyd Jones writes, "If you are ansious to obtain some benefits from the Queen of England, the first thing you have to discuss is, 'How can I get into Buckingham Palace? What have I to do to get admission? Then how do I approach this great personage?' It is too obvious
Contributed by Joel Pankow on Jun 3, 2004
True peace with God comes to us when God says to us, “you are one ugly person. I can’t stand to look at you. Your breath stinks, you’re out of shape, and you aren’t worthy of me. Here, take this outfit of righteousness - put it on. Keep it on. Take these works of my Son. Take this holiness
Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Aug 25, 2009
“When we give our hearts to Christ in salvation, we experience “peace with God” (Romans 5:1); but the “peace of God” takes us a step farther into God’s blessings. This does not mean the absence of trials on the outside, but it does mean a quiet confidence within,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 2, 2009
"His Last Word" After Being Shipwrecked--Being Justified by Faith We Have Peace with God Through Our Lord Jesus Christ
A young man working on the Limehouse Docks once heard a clergyman named Henderson preach from the text: “Being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2008
American pastor and author A. T. Pierson (1837-1911) described the peace of God as "that eternal calm which lies far too deep in the praying, trusting soul to be reached by any external
Contributed by Jonathan Busch on Dec 22, 2002
Many people are seeking laughter in their heart when they are really needing peace. Laughter is to a wounded heart what morphine is to terminal cancer. When the medicine is gone the pain is back.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
After a very long and boring sermon the church members filed out of the church saying nothing to the preacher. Towards the end of the line was a thoughtful person who always commented on the sermons. “Preacher, today your sermon reminded me of the peace and love of God" The pastor was thrilled.
Contributed by Paul Dietz on Sep 11, 2007
"It is Well with My Soul" is one of my much loved hymns. I don’t know if you might be familiar with the chronicle behind it or not, but the man who authored the lyrics of this beautiful hymn lost his whole family at sea. Horatio Spafford, a successful businessman, had dispatched his family ahead of
Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Sep 17, 2006
I was watching the ABC special “The Path to 9/11” the other evening as it showed two Arab men talking in a restaurant in the U.S. They were planning the plot on the World Trade Center. One of the terrorists was telling the other that he had been in Germany and began talking about spiritual
Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Mar 2, 2008
What can you do when God seems invisible and you can’t find him it seems or feel him? Ruth Graham can tell us how. Broken marriage & family. Wrote of trusting God in “In every pew sits a broken heart”: “I came to a point where I saw the need to let go even of my questions. I would not have all the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2008
CHUCK COLSON WRITES: “AFTER MORE THAN TWENTY YEARS OF HOLDING DEEP ANGER AGAINST MY [BY THEN DECEASED] FATHER, I MADE A CONSCIOUS DECISION TO GO ON A JOURNEY OF THE HEART TO FORGIVE HIM. AFTER MORE THAN TWO YEARS OF JOURNEYING, MY FORGIVENESS FINALLY CAME. I BELIEVE IT CAME AS A GIFT OF INNER PEACE
Someone I know who is really struggling with his faith stately boldly the other day that he had come to understand that the universe is God and it was clear he thought that was a stunning revelation, a great new and important truth.
One of the first things that happens when we go away from the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
Although Charles Wesley had been engaged in preaching the gospel with much diligence and earnestness, he did not know what it was to enjoy peace with God until he was in his thirtieth year. Being laid low by an alarming illness, and seeming as if he were going to die, a young
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 13, 2009
DISCERNING GOD’S WILL
George Mueller’s recommended method for discerning God’s will:
1. Have no will of your own in the matter. (Mark 14:36)
2. Seek the will of God in direct connection with the Word of God (Psalm 119:33-35)
3. Circumstances will agree with the Word of God (Judges
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 31, 2008
Several years ago a submarine was being tested and had to remain submerged for many hours. When it returned to the harbor, the captain was asked, "How did the terrible storm last night affect you?" The officer looked at him in surprise and exclaimed, "Storm? We didn't even
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 25, 2009
SLEEPING THE NIGHT BEFORE YOUR EXECUTION
In 1555, Nicholas Ridley was burned at the stake because of his witness for Christ. On the night before Ridley’s execution, his brother offered to remain with him in the prison chamber to be of assistance and comfort. Nicholas declined the offer and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
Belief Vs. Reality: More than four out of five Americans claim to be Christian and half as many can be classified as born again Christians. Nine out of ten adults own a Bible. Most adults read the Bible during the year and a huge majority claims they know all of the basic teachings of the Bible.
Contributed by Guy De Swardt on Apr 2, 2010
Its like this story of a frightened soldier who was running from sniper bullets.
He dove into a bunker thinking that he was alone.
To his surprise another soldier crawled into the bunker as well.
The second soldier happened to be wearing a cross around his neck.
“Thank goodness you’re here”,