Grace and Peace

Grace be to you and peace from God the Father and from our Lord Jesus Christ. 

Galatians 1:3

In the opening comments from the Apostle Paul to the people of the Galatian region, he offers the words grace and peace.  As Christians, we are thankful for the grace of God, and we are blessed to know we have peace with God and the peace of God!   God loves you, and I so much that He gives us this grace and peace.  You are valuable to God!

Grace is something from the Lord.  It is not something we earn or deserve.  God’s grace is freely given and freely received.  Getting better than what we deserve is a fantastic thing about the grace of God!

Peace is incredible too.  Do you have peace with God?  Is a guilty conscience rattling your soul?  Is your life full of unresolved regret?   You can make peace with God today.  Confess any sin or regretful instances of experience to the Lord and ask Him to heal your soul.  He will.  Make peace with God by finding forgiveness and a new life in Jesus Christ.  Please see the “How to Have Eternal Life” section on this site.  Peace with God is looking to the future and ensuring your salvation in Jesus.

What about the peace of God?  The order of God is something for living each day.  All of us have challenges and struggles, and as we move forward in our peace with God, there are times where we may not fully realize the peace of God.  Peace. Contentment. Satisfaction.  All of this is part of the peace of God that we can enjoy daily!  This peace is living a life of less stress, more easiness of mind, and a better understanding of God’s presence.

Be encouraged with God’s grace and peace today – you are worth it!










Published by Pastor Steve

Steve enjoys reading the scriptures and action novels, spending time with his family, listening to music, drinking Dunkin' coffee and watching New York Yankees baseball and Memphis Grizzlies basketball. He and his wife Natalie have been married over 20 years and are blessed with three children. Together, Steve and Natalie are thankful for each opportunity the Lord has given, and they desire to “serve the Lord with gladness” while seeing people trust Jesus and grow in their relationship with the Lord. The Lord has blessed Steve with several educational experiences including a Bachelor of Bible at Pensacola Christian College, a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) from Mid-America Theological Seminary, a Master of Ministry (M.Min.), and a Ph.D. of Religion (in Counseling) from Bethany Divinity Seminary. He is also a Board-Certified Christian Counselor (BCPPC) and a SYMBIS facilitator. He is available for special conferences and training sessions.

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