By Chris Turner
Director of Communications, TBMB
Yeah, everyone is, right? You know, that inner peace that dispels anxiety and worry. People talk about the journey to get there, but are you sure you’re making the right journey? Can you even know?
Actually, you can. The Bible talks about at least two types of peace, but unfortunately people in general, and Christians in particular, too often are searching for one kind of peace while traveling the path to the other. It’s like expecting a German chocolate cake but baking with the ingredients for vegetable soup. You’ll never get German chocolate cake with vegetables, and you’ll never get the peace you’re looking for traveling the wrong direction.
The first type of peace is peace that results from the absence of trouble, such as a treaty or truce that ends tension. We hear of peace treaties all the time that end wars or bring about an end to conflict. Trouble is gone, and we now have peace. Job done. [Read more…]