Choose Peace (Written By: Joel Osteen)

Today’s Scripture:

Strive to live in peace with everybody and pursue that consecration and holiness without which no one will [ever] see the Lord.
Hebrews 12:14, AMP

Today’s Word:

Holiness is so important to God. The Bible says that holiness is the key to seeing the Lord. When you obey the Word of God and allow Him to work in your life, you are pursuing holiness. You will see the Lord working in your life. Notice this verse starts by saying that we should live at peace with the people around us. When we have peace in our lives, our homes and our relationships, it opens the door for God to work. But when we have strife, bitterness, anger or resentment in our relationships, it blocks God’s blessing. Remember, when it comes to disagreements in relationships, it doesn’t always matter who is right, it matters what is right. And choosing peace is right.

Is there someone in your life today that you need to restore peace with? A simple act of kindness, a note or small gift can open the door for restoration in your relationships. Step out today and let peace create a foundation for the blessing God has in store for you!

Prayer for Today:

Father, today I open my heart to You. I choose Your way of peace. Show me how to live at peace with the people in my life so that I can honor You in everything I do in Jesus’ name. Amen.

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