By Mike Ellis
Hello my friends, and welcome to this week’s Prayers for the Week Post. This week we continue our look at the Fruits of the Spirit. Today we have landed on the third listed in the book of Galatians — Peace!
22But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. ~ Galatians 5:22-23 (ESV)
What is Peace?
So much has been written across the ages about the concept of peace. There is peace between nations, peace that is broken when one is an aggressor against another. There is lack of peace the likes of which we have seldom seen in this world as what we see today. But what is peace?
For each of us, the concept of what peace is can be entirely different for each of us. For my daughter Sophie, she described peace as the end result when things are taken care of. She told us that she finds the summer vacation time to be a time of great peace for her because she doesn’t have school things to hassle over. For my wife Cindy, to her, …read more