My dear friend, come to the King’s throne with expectations and He will fulfill them. Today’s promise is taken from Colossians 3:15 which says, “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts.” What a beautiful promise from God! Accordingly, the Lord’s peace will rule your heart from today. So be of good cheer!
Sometimes, we tend to invite disappointments into our hearts. It mostly occurs around negative incidents – maybe you got a bad report or some bad news or maybe your loved one is not acting as you like. Instantly, a great sense of disappointment fills your heart. There are also times when people threaten you and fear fills your heart immediately or when someone is not respecting you, anger fills your heart. And these negative emotions and feelings start ruling over your heart. But, my friend, God clearly tells in Psalm 34:14, “Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.” Yes, accordingly, God wants you to seek peace! Philippians 4:6,7 also emphasises the same: “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
Accordingly, when you thus present your requests and needs to the Lord with thanksgiving and by believing that He will fulfill them for you, the Lord’s peace will certainly guard your heart and mind. Yes, you can picture the peace of God like a soldier who protects and guards a big palace which is your heart. And inside, the Lord who is the Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6) will be sitting on the throne of your heart and ruling it. When the Lord thus rules your heart, it will be filled with peace and you will walk into the peaceful ways of God in your life also. So, my friend, today, I encourage you to seek this peace and build a palace of peace in your heart where God can rule. This peace from God will guard your heart and mind and it will guard your life too.
Dear Lord Jesus, thank You for Your beautiful promise. Lord, You are my Prince of Peace. You can only remove every burden from my heart. Lord, I have invited negative feelings and emotions to harbour in my heart. I have lost my peace. Lord Jesus, fill my heart with Your peace right now. I seek Your peace above all else, Lord. I invite You into my heart, into my life. Let my heart become a palace of peace where You can rule, O Lord. Release me completely from every negative and selfish emotion and feeling. Lord, You rule my heart. Let me be filled with Your matchless peace that transcends all knowledge. Lord, lead my life in Your peaceful ways and let Your blessings overflow in this path. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.