IT IS I

Jn.6:20 – But He said to them, “It is I; do not be afraid.” Several times in the gospels Jesus uses the phrase “I am”. Of course this immediately reminds us of Moses and the burning bush. It is a direct and obvious claim to deity; Christ is saying in essence,“I am the Lord”. The …

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Peace

Mk.4:39 – “Then He arose and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Peace, be still!” And the wind ceased and there was a great calm.” I wonder how much time I have spent worrying about things that never happened. The disciples were worried about what this storm was going to do to them. …

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OUR SHALOM

Ps. 34:12-14 – Do you want to live a long, good life, enjoying the beauty that fills each day? Then never speak a lie or allow wicked words to come from your mouth. Keep turning your back on every sin, and make “peace” your life motto. Practice being at peace with everyone. Shalom is used …

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I LEAVE YOU PEACE

John 14:27 – Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful. It is important to understand the context this scripture is given in order for us to appreciate the magnitude …

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