Happy, blessed Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones! Here’s a great blog post from someone I respect and follow. May you be encouraged.
Each week I have the privilege of praying for scores of individuals from our large congregation who send in their prayer requests, so I’m very aware of the range of difficulties that they face regarding sickness, financial worries, bereavement, unemployment, business setbacks, broken relationships, and more.
Among the prayers that I bring to God on their behalf is that each person will experience peace and joy in the midst of their difficulties.
Peace? Joy? In the midst of difficulties?
The apostle Paul—who had more than his share of trials and tribulations, including numerous attempts on his life by enemies—experienced peace and joy in the midst of good and bad times, and he reminds us that:
* Faith in Jesus Christ brings peace:
“Therefore, since we have been made right in God’s sight by faith, we have peace with God because of what Jesus Christ our Lord has done…
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