How to Have the Peace of God

You don’t have to look at or listen to the news long to realize that our nation and our world have some serious challenges ahead. They concern us because they threaten the quality of life we have come to know and love. The question is, how can we have peace in a world as turbulent as ours?

During His Sermon on the Mount, Jesus said these words to the multitudes: “Do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink: or about your body, what you will wear” (Matthew 6:25). I believe that many people today would have difficulty obeying what Jesus says here. That’s because these basic needs-food, water, and clothing-are among those things that many people today do worry about daily. In fact, if it were not for food stamps, homeless shelters, charities and the like, many Americans today would literally starve to death.

So how can we possibly live in this world of uncertainties, under all the pressures of life, and not live in worry and anxiety? Well, first let’s talk about what causes…

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