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Easy Like Sunday Morning

One of the fruits of the spirit is peace (Galations 5:22/23). Peace is like the proverbial Sunday morning. No hustle and bustle. Just easy-breezy peace. 

Peace can mean a whole bunch of things to different people. For me it means calmness, serenity, and tranquility. It's about having all of those things during chaos or when insanity is happening all around us. It's something that usually happens when a person is rooted and anchored in the Lord God (see September 7th, 2016 blog post).

God gives us peace in the midst of a storm. If we will believe in Him and His ability to give us a peaceful strength when those pounding waves come, He will calm the seas for us if we need Him to. That's what Jesus did for His disciples when they didn't have enough faith that they could do it themselves. In other words, we always know Jesus has our back. He's so awesome, He gives us the power to calm the storms ourselves in His name. That's right. We can tell our problems, setbacks, sadness, pain, and depression to "get gone" through our faith in the Lord. And with hard work on our part all of that craziness will leave us. I'm not saying by no means, that any of it will be easy or quick. I'm just telling you that if we will just believe that we have the God-given power over our circumstances God will ensure we have peace throughout it all if we will ask Him for help. And that peace will be the very thing that will get us to the next level in God. And when we go to the next level in God that gives us even more power to combat and fight our storms with a peaceful countenance.  

Our faith in God will translate to our peace with God. You follow what I'm saying? Peace in God through faith -- "Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ (Romans 5:1). 

I'm not making any of this up. Matthew 8:23-27 is further proof.  You can read that for yourself too.
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