"Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus." I was led to that scripture yesterday when I wondered what on earth to say to yall today (it's Phillipians 4: 6-7 in the event you want to search the scriptures for yourself lol). It was one of those things that you glance at one time...and can't stop digging into 5 hours later. So let's break this down (Tuesday/Wednesday night Bible Study style) take a journey through it all together, k? It'll be sweet, simple, and (hopefully) short (lol).
First, I want us to never forget the order of this scripture: prayer before peace. Verse 6 will forever come before verse 7, right? For years, I've heard people preach & teach about only verse 6 or only verse 7, but there's a certain power that comes in pairing them together. Most, if not all, of the moments in which I received God's peace came as a result of somebody's prayers. Literally it basically says: 'step 1: pray...about everything; step 2: be guarded by peace that doesn't match human logic'. That's really it. The mistake a lot of us make is we want the peace, but we never stop to ask for it. We get mad and stressed because God hasn't given us something...that we never asked for. Always remember: prayer before peace. Ok, now that we've covered that, here are a few phrases that really stuck out to me, and will hopefully help you out too...
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