God of Peace

The great evangelical preacher Octavius Winslow (1808-1878) shared this insightful wisdom:

Let the precious truth divest your mind of all needless, anxious care for the present or the future. Exercising simple faith in God, “do not be anxious about anything” (Philippians 4:6). Learn to be content with your present lot, with God’s dealings with, and His disposal of, you. You are just where His providence has, in its inscrutable but all-wise and righteous decision, placed you. It may be a position painful, irksome, trying, but it is right…Only aim to glorify Him in it.

Wherever you are placed, God has a work for you to do, a purpose through you to be accomplished, in which He blends your happiness with His glory…

Live a life of daily dependence upon God. It saves from many a desponding feeling, from many a corroding care, from many an anxious thought, from many a sleepless night.

Father, you are the God of peace—

peace transcending,
peace defending,
peace befriending,
peace descending,
peace unending.

By Roy Lessin
Used by Permission


Further Reading

He Lets Me Rest

God is Bigger than All My Problems

•  Salvation Explained


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