November 1st, 2023

Read Galatians 6:2 NLT Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 TPT Love empowers us to fulfill the law of the Anointed One as we carry each other’s troubles. God, You never intended that we should carry the burdens of this life on our own. Your perfect […]

October 31st, 2023

Read Galatians 5:13-14 NLT For you have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters. But don’t use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Instead, use your freedom to serve one another in love. For the whole law can be summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”  Gracious […]

October 30th, 2023

Read Romans 12:9-18 TPT Let the inner movement of your heart always be to love one another, and never play the role of an actor wearing a mask. Despise evil and embrace everything that is good and virtuous. Be devoted to tenderly loving your fellow believers as members of one family. Try to outdo yourselves […]

October 29th, 2023

Let’s close out this week with words from what is known as “The Prayer of St. Francis”. Reflect on the wording of this beautiful prayer, the way it embodies the essence of shalom as we seek the help of the Father. Lord, make me an instrument of your peace: where there is hatred, let me […]

October 28th, 2023

Read James 3:17 But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving (shalom-loving), considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers (makers/doers of shalom) who sow in peace (shalom) reap a harvest of righteousness. Read Jeremiah 29:7 Also, seek the peace (shalom) and prosperity of the […]

October 27th, 2023

Read Ephesians 2:13-22 NIV But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ. For he himself is our peace (shalom), who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility, by setting aside in his flesh the […]

October 26th, 2023

Read Matthew 5:9 NIV Blessed are the peacemakers (makers/doers of shalom), for they shall be called sons of God. “In this verse, Jesus is not referring to mediators or political negotiators, but to those who carry an inward sense of the fullness and safety that is only available through son-ship with God. The meaning of […]

October 25th, 2023

Read Romans 12:4 NIV  …as far as it depends on you, live at peace (shalom) with everyone. Read Romans 14:19 TPT So then, make it your top priority to live a life of peace (shalom) with harmony in your relationships,  eagerly seeking to strengthen and encourage one another. In the book “Not the Way It’s […]

October 24th, 2023

Read Psalm 34:14 NIV Turn away from evil and do good. Search for peace (shalom), and work to maintain it. As was discussed yesterday, the English word peace in the Bible is translated from the Hebrew word Shalom. We think of peace as the absence of conflict or of being free from fear, anxiety, etc. […]

October 23rd, 2023

Read John 14:27 NIV Peace (Shalom) I leave with you; my peace (shalom) I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. Shalom. Maybe you’ve heard this word before, it’s likely you have. It’s a Hebrew word and […]