True Peace Only Comes Through Jesus Christ
Jesus told His disciples, us and the world in the gospel of John 14:27; “Peace I leave with you. My peace I give you to you. I do not give to you as the world gives.” There are at least three wonderful truths that come from this short and powerful verse. First of all Jesus is going to leave His peace with His followers. Second He is giving this peace to His followers. And third Jesus is not going to take it away as the world does.
On the flip side Jesus teaches that His peace and His Father’s peace is real and lasting. Jesus told the apostles that when He left the earth the peace that He has in Himself and with His Father would be theirs.
Peace with God begins when one receives Him as Savior. It begins when you believe in your heart that God raised Jesus from the dead and confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and at that instant you receive peace with God.
God through Jesus Christ freely gives salvation or eternal life to those who would receive it; no strings attached. Read these following words carefully: “For you are saved by grace through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God’s gift – not from works, so that no one can boast” (Ephesians 2:8-9). Salvation, eternal life and peace with/of God comes this way and this way only.
God is motivated by love to freely give you His peace. “For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son that whoever would believe in Him would have eternal life” (John 3:16). This is true peace the love of God come for you and me and if we believe in what Jesus Christ did upon the cross on our behalf then we fully receive everything He has for us.
So if you want real and lasting peace in your own soul then turn to the Author of true peace Jesus Christ. Followers of Jesus or Christians have been freely given this peace that humanity is looking for and even fighting for; stop fighting! Christ desires to give His peace to you. Simply receive it as a gift from the God who created you in His image.
Finally this peace is forever, it is not here today and gone tomorrow. When Jesus gives His peace He tells us it is not as the world gives, which can be taken away at any moment. When a person receives Jesus Christ as Savior that person receives eternal or forever life that includes the eternal peace of/with God. No one can take it away from you; the world will try with all its distractions and uncertainty but the peace of/with God remains with a person who receives it freely from His righteous right hand.
Claim the peace that only Jesus can give by right now, confessing with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believing your heart that God raised Him from the dead. This is what every human heart cries out for! Are you listening to your heart?