THE ENEMY WANTS TO STEAL OUR PEACE AND OUR JOY

THE ENEMY WANTS TO STEAL
OUR PEACE AND OUR JOY

John 10:10 says,

The thief comes only to steal and kill
and destroy.

I came that they may have life

and have it abundantly.

The two things the enemy tries to steal
from us each day is our peace and our
Joy.

Nehemiah 8:10 says,

the joy of the Lord is your strength.

John 14:27 says,

Peace I leave with you;

my peace I give you.

I do not give to you as the world gives.

Do not let your hearts be troubled and
do not be afraid.

It is clear based on Scripture that the
Joy and Peace that God gives is not the
same as the Peace and Joy the world
gives.

The Joy of the Lord is our strength
and the Peace of God surpasses all understanding.

The Joy of the Lord gives us strength
eachday.

Strength to rise above difficult
circumstances and to keep going,

to keep moving forward eachday and
not give up.

God’s peace exceeds anything we can understand,

it guards our hearts and our minds in
Christ Jesus Philippians 4: 7.

Unlike the world, the Peace and Joy
God gives us is not temporary and it
is not dependant on our circumstances.

Rather it is dependant on God who is
our Source.

God wants us to experience His Peace
and His Joy everyday.

No matter what the enemy tries to do
in our everyday lives to steal our Peace
and our Joy using circumstances,

we can with God’s help, through the
Holy Spirit who lives in us keep our
Peace and our Joy regardless of
what is happening in our lives.

Jesus said in John 16:33,

I have told you these things,
so that in me you may have peace.

In this world you will have trouble.
But take heart!

I have overcome the world.”

We can keep our Peace,
We can keep our Joy everyday with
God’s help.

Jesus has Overcome the world.

In Christ,

we have Overcome the world
1 John 5:4-5.

This is the Victory that we have in
Christ.

God Bless

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