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Promise of Perfect Peace

Isaiah‬ 26:3 "He will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!"

Good morning Ekklesia,

In Isaiah 26:3, the promise of perfect peace is given to those who trust in the Lord and keep their minds steadfast on Him. This verse is a profound reminder that amidst the chaos and uncertainties of life, God's peace is available to those who earnestly seek Him and rely on His faithfulness.

1. Trust in the Lord: Trusting in God means placing our full confidence in His wisdom, power, and timing. It's an active choice to believe that God is in control and that His plans are good, even when circumstances suggest otherwise. Proverbs 3:5-6 (NLT) echoes this sentiment: "Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take." When we trust God, we relinquish our anxieties and rest in His promises, paving the way for His peace to flood our hearts.

2. Fixing Our Thoughts on God: Keeping our minds fixed on God involves continually turning our thoughts towards His truth and character. Philippians 4:8 (NLT) encourages us: "Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise." By meditating on God's word, worshiping Him, and recalling His past faithfulness, we anchor our minds in His unchanging nature, allowing His peace to guard our hearts and minds.

3. Experiencing Perfect Peace: The peace promised in Isaiah 26:3 is not just an absence of conflict or stress; it is a deep, abiding sense of well-being that comes from knowing we are secure in God's hands. Jesus reassured His disciples in John 14:27 (NLT): "I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid." This perfect peace transcends human understanding and circumstances, grounding us in the reality of God's presence and love.

As you meditate on Isaiah 26:3 today, let it inspire you to deepen your trust in God and keep your thoughts steadfastly on Him. In doing so, you will experience the perfect peace that He promises—a peace that will sustain you through every storm and guide you in every step of your journey. Remember, His peace is a gift that surpasses all understanding, and it is available to you as you trust and focus on Him.

LoveUmorethanUknow Pastor Stephän Kirby

Each1Reach1 - If today's WORD encourages you, please like and share with others. -SK


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