Peace

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.”

~ Galatians 5:22-23

Like the other fruits of the Spirit, peace is not something we always experience outwardly, but it is something the follower of Jesus can cultivate inwardly. The kind of peace spoken of here is a result of ceasing the inner conflict in ourselves between sin and the Savior. There is always conflict when we are at odds with the Lord. And our peace comes when we yield to Christ and submit ourselves to His Word. Faithful obedience and grace-filled living leads to spiritual peace.

Prayer Life Pause: Lord Jesus, fill my heart with Your Word that it might chase out my sins and pour Your Holy Spirit in me that I might experience Your splendid peace. In Jesus, name, amen.

6 thoughts on “Peace

  1. I like what you said about peace.

    I do want to add that the scripture says the “fruit is” not “fruits are”, the implication is that bearing fruit is evidence of the Holy Spirits work in our lives. Our obligation is to choose love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control in ALL situations!

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