Today’s verses are compliments of my mom. I love the book of Philippians. There is so much practical advice for daily living. Verse 4 tells us to rejoice – twice! I also appreciate the reminder in verse 6 to bring requests with thanksgiving. The beauty of this practice is the peace it brings. Peace that can only come from God.
Peace can seem elusive when times are tough. I think we sometimes don’t have peace when things are good, because we look for peace in the wrong places. We think it will come from the right job, house, possessions, people. Godly friends can help us achieve peace, but only if they direct us to Christ.
Friends, I pray you know Jesus Christ as your savior according to what the Bible says. If not, please contact me. I would be happy to share the truth of the gospel with you. God is worth it!
Dear Heavenly Father, thank You for providing peace when we come to You with our praise and requests. Thank You for the protection for our hearts and minds. Please help me to rejoice and have a gentle spirit every day.
I pray this in Jesus’ name.
God is so good.