Articles Tagged 'Peace' (Page 2)

The Rhythms of the Kingdom

In the ups and downs of church life, is it good to be on a plateau?

Tim Woodroof continues his series on change in the book of Acts and the changes facing the church today.

A Gift Worth Re-gifting?

Is there really a Christmas gift worth regifting?

Tom Norvell reminds us that this is really a gift worth regifting -- Jesus -- because he is our hope, joy, love, and peace and others need to hear us speak of him when they need him most.

Fighting Terror

Will technology be the difference?

David Capes uses The Voice translation to drive home the point that technology is not going to save us from ourselves, but only gracious trust that Jesus is Lord and our following Jesus into the world of forgiveness.

It is Well

When all seems lost what sustains you?

Phillip Morrison reminds us where the beautiful and moving song, "When Peace Like a River" came from -- the tragedy of Horatio Spafford and a shipwreck.

Easter is Still with Us?

We're done with leftovers and the eggs are put away, but Easter still remains!

Rubel Shelly reminds us that Easter is not over as long as Jesus' followers, Christians, his disciples, live out the evidence of his resurrection in their lives by the way they treat others.

The Work of My Father

What is my Father trying to teach me about his work?

Lisa Mikitarian reminds us that our Father in heaven has invited us into his work just like our earthly parents have sometimes invited us, and taken pride in us, working in their world.

Perspective

Look! A monster!

It's hard for us to see things in the proper perspective, which is why we need to give all of our worries to God.

Love Is Not a Brick

Who would go first among the religions in showing honor to the other?

Rubel Shelly talks about world religions, love, respect, honor, and violence.

Take No Thought?

So what are we supposed to think about if not this?

Tom Norvell uses Matthew 6:25 and several translations (NIV, Message, and KJV translations) to help drive home Jesus' point and that many of us who look good on the outside are filled with worry on the inside, worry Jesus wants to take off our shoulders.

A Manger, A Cross, and an Empty Tomb

How could it happen like this?

Bill Sherrill reminds us that the manger and the promises given to Mary would make the Cross seem impossible to understand until the empty tomb and the resurrection brought back the praise the angels gave on the day he was born.

Let Christmas Deny the World?

Christmas deny the world?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that the world can deny us of many things, especially love and joy and peace and so let's use Christmas as our opportunity to deny the world it's hold on our heart.

Learning Financial Literacy

Finally a plan that could help our university students before it's too late!

Rubel Shelly offers Dave Ramsey's online course for college credit to help students learn the principles of financial management.

Dog Bites and Life

How do you survive when life takes a bite out of you?

Life is hard, and the terrible things in this world sometimes happen when we least expect. How do we cope?

Come with Me!

Is there any way to step off the treadmill a minute?

Tom Norvell reminds us of Jesus encouraging his disciples, his followers, to get away from the maddening rush of the crowds and go to a quiet place with him and get some rest.

Prayer for Such a Time as This

This is much bigger than just one nation!

Heartlight.org urges people the world over to pray for our nations and for our world and for peace and for the spread of the gospel.

Peace

Peace be with you

Peace with God comes through trusting in Jesus, trusting in His love and His care for us.

Finding Peace

In the midst of the holiday maelstrom, there's hope for peace

In the maelstrom of emotion during this holiday season, let God surround you with his peace. Cast all of your worries on him and focus on the things that will truly bring you peace.

Let There Be Peace!

Don't let anyone rob you of your peace this season!

Tom Norvell reminds us to not let anyone steal the peace we have in Jesus or in the season and offers some insights on keeping our peace.

I Never Dreamed It Could Be This Good ...

Life in Christ is better than you can imagine.

There is a life so much richer and fuller than most people can even imagine.

Great Smokey Mountains and Tourists

When I am so busy with my life that I cannot see the life God created for me.

We often get so caught up in the world of our own making that we miss the life God created.

Grace Beyond the Miracle

How come we focus on the spectacle and miss the greater miracle?

Phil Ware talks about the events in the miracle stories that happen after the spectacle of the miracle takes place, the things that put people back into fellowship, community, and normalcy -- the way things were.

Peace Be with You!

Have you found purpose, meaning, and peace in the life you are living?

Phil Ware continues his lifewords series on the post resurrection sayings of Jesus and considers Jesus' blessing, "Peace be with you!"

Peace Like a River

Horatio Spafford knew about the storms of life

The story of Horatio Spafford and his great hymn "When Peace Like a River" still inspires and encourages all of us who suffer.

Season of Joy

Can you find the joy right now?

Phil Ware reminds us of the story of Zechariah and Elizabeth, lived out in hard times, when God did the glorious and amazing things and longs to do them again in our day.

What's Your Worst Fear?

What keeps you up at night?

We can overcome the anxiety that fear brings by giving all of our concerns to God. He will, in return, give us an incomprehensible peace.