Category  |  Peace

Gain an appreciation for the biblical characteristic of peace

We tend to think peace is the absence of conflict. But what if peace is quiet confidence in the midst of daily struggles? Let's explore another fruit of the Spirit found in Galatians 5.

Discover how to develop the fruit of the Spirit in your life

Love, joy, peace, patience; just a few of the fruits of the Spirit that we want more of in our lives. But how do we go about developing these qualities? Discover sound wisdom on biblical gardening. And the first step is to let God do the planting!

Discover ways to help those who are hurting

You may not recognize it immediately, but it’s possible that the person standing right next to you is wounded, broken, or struggling. Let's be willing dispensers of God’s grace. Hear a “best of” conversation from last year.

Jesus’ call to the heavy-burdened, come and find a place of rest

Many of us still carry around the baggage of past disappointments, painful losses, and fresh failures. Feeling weighed down?

Why God sometimes forces His kids to be still

Parents know that young kids won’t volunteer to take naps. Even if a child is exhausted, he’ll resist slowing down. Often, mom and dad may have to make a child lay down! God knows when we need the rest!

Discover how to reclaim a sense of biblical peace!

Life can reach a frenetic pace sometimes. Caught up in the craziness and hurry-up lifestyle, we can feel pushed and pulled in every direction. It’s a look at God’s call to “be still.”

Let’s discuss the confidence we have in the presence and goodness of God

We may wake up fully convinced that we’re safe, protected, and cared for. But as the day’s trials begin, our confidence sometimes withers away. Let's turn to Psalm 46 and find true security in the presence and goodness of God.

How to be an advocate for peace

Caught up in a fight, it’s tempting to throw out accusations in order to win. But to bring a peaceful resolution, we really need to become advocates! Concluding our series on Abigail, and reflecting on how she prevented a deadly disagreement.

Perhaps you could use some help resolving a personal disagreement

Embroiled in conflict, it can feel like we’re held captive to our frustration, anger, and strong opinions. What we need is a good hostage negotiator! Let's look at Abigail as an example of biblical conflict negotiation.

How our participation can lead to a peaceful resolution

When we witness conflict, our first instinct is usually to stay on the sidelines. We don’t want to get caught up in the fight! Another biblical principle for conflict.

One principle for peaceful conflict negotiating

Try as we might, we’ll never be able to avoid conflict for long. So, if we can’t run from them, how do we face our battles biblically? It starts with our mindset!

What It Means To Restore Someone To The Faith With Gentleness And Grace

When you encounter someone who’s made a mistake, do you extend grace? Or stand in judgment?

A Thought-provoking Discussion On Galatians Chapter Five

As followers of God we’re called to live a life full of the fruits of the Spirit such as love, peace, and kindness. And as we align our attitudes and actions with God’s purposes, it impacts the way we respond to those around us.

Discover How The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Key To Living Out The Life Of Faith

Galatians chapter five is more than a laundry list of good attitudes to embrace. Let's unravel this complex passage of Scripture describing the fruit of the Spirit.

Insights On Trusting God To Grow The Fruit Of The Spirit In Our Lives

There are men and women all over the world who show love and kindness, patience and self-control, and yet they don’t have a personal relationship with God.