Eyes on Jesus

Part 4: Living with God's Peace

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In our life, there are times we struggle with fear. The worries and stress of this life can overwhelm us at different times and in various seasons. Yet, as we fix our Eyes on Jesus, what results is peace. God longs for us to experience His peace which surpasses all human understanding. Even in the storms of life, we can know for certain that God is our Rock and our Anchor. Where are you trying to find peace in your life today? Don’t just medicate yourself with temporary solutions. The only true peace comes from Jesus. He alone can bring us peace with God, peace with others, and peace with ourselves. Will you focus your Eyes on Jesus today?


My Peace Stealers: 

1. It’s a short list of what Paul says we can worry about. 
Do not be anxious about anything… Philippians 4:6a

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2. It’s a long list of what Paul says we are supposed to pray about. 
...but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Philippians 4:6b-7

  • Start your day with prayer.
  • Use the recognition of your worry items to become a trigger to prayer. 
  • Memorize Scripture that you can pray in moments of distress
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3. There is an equation that results in peace
And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7-8

  • Less Worry + Greater Prayer = More of God’s Peace
  • Less Worry + Greater Prayer = More of God’s Peace AND that Peace Guards Our Hearts and Minds
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4. Peaceful living begins with peaceful thinking
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. Philippians 4:8-9

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5. You can’t have this peace without the Prince of Peace
I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13

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