Day 6 – Thoughtfulness

v8 Finally, brothers, In this final devotion I want to highlight what Paul is saying – importantly it is to keep putting into practice what he has been teaching them; being JOYFUL, GENTLE, PRAYERFUL and THANKFUL. He closes out this paragraph by saying that the God of peace shall be with them. Not only does… Continue reading Day 6 – Thoughtfulness

Day 5 – Peacefulness

v7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Paul is describing the peace of God. He talks about this peace being beyond us, above us and over our understanding. I think the essence of what he is saying is that this peace from… Continue reading Day 5 – Peacefulness

Day 4 – Thankfulness

v6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. On day one I mentioned about our horrendous year, 2001. It was the year where I said; “This is going to be a difficult year.” It was the year where God said so clearly;… Continue reading Day 4 – Thankfulness

Day 3 – Prayerfulness

v6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Prayer is a cornerstone of the Christian life. If we want to live in the reality of having the peace of God in our lives we need to master this spiritual discipline. The only… Continue reading Day 3 – Prayerfulness

Day 2 – Gentleness

v5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Let’s take a moment to remember that Philippians 4:4-9 is a road-map to the peace OF GOD WHICH TRANSCENDS ALL UNDERSTANDING. We talked about joyfulness and rejoicing. That may seem impossible these days. But not with God, when our trust in in him.… Continue reading Day 2 – Gentleness

Day 1 – Joyfulness

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Philippians 4:4 The word translated ‘rejoice’ means to be cheerful or calmly happy. But the object of our cheerfulness is not ourselves and our pleasant circumstances, for we know that we do not always live and work in pleasant circumstances. Life can be difficult,… Continue reading Day 1 – Joyfulness