Three women emailed me recently to ask how they can find peace.
One is struggling with an ex husband who won’t pay child support. Another lost her job. And a third is waiting upon God for a husband.
Like joy, which at times feels elusive, peace is not about our circumstances. Peace is about leaning into the One who controls our circumstances, and trusting that He knows exactly what He’s allowing.
Philippians 4:6-7 tells us how we can experience peace regardless of our circumstances:
“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand (NLT).”
Did you notice the three-step formula for peace that is found within that verse?
Step 1: Don’t worry about anything. God’s Word tells us straight-out not to stress, worry, or be fearful in any situation. Instead we are to…