Practicing Peace

“Restlessness and impatience change nothing except our peace and joy. Peace does not dwell in outward things, but in the heart prepared to wait trustfully and quietly on Him who has all things safely in His hands.” — Elisabeth Elliot

Thou layest Thy hand on the fluttering heart, And sayest, “Be still!” The silence and shadow are only a part Of Thy sweet will; Thy presence is with me, and where Thou art I fear no ill. – F. R. HAVERGAL.

Just to let thy Father do What He will; Just to know that He is true, And be still; Just to trust Him, this is all! Then the day will surely be Peaceful, whatsoe’er befall, Bright and blessed, calm and free. – F. R. HAVERGAL.

“Blessed are the single-hearted, for they shall enjoy much peace. If you refuse to be hurried and pressed, if you stay your soul on God, nothing can keep you from that clearness of spirit which is life and peace. In that stillness you will know what His will is.” — Amy Carmichael

Blessed is that man that maketh the Lord his trust.–PS. xl. 4.

The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek Him.–EZRA viii. 22.

Whoever therefore shall humble himself as this young child, he it is who is superior to others in the Kingdom of the Heavens. Mat 18:4 (Weymouth)

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.  Joh 14:27

For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. Rom 8:6

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