Receiving Peace

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From John 14:25-27:  “I have said these things to you while I am still with you.  But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, will teach you everything, and remind you of all that I have said to you.  Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you.  I do not give to you as the world gives.  Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid.”

With us, peace covering far and near

Generating from God’s genuine love

Peace be within us, God blessing our souls

Through God’s love, we receive His Grace as heirs


Peace and goodwill resting, among God’s flock

God forever standing, as the Lord of Peace

Surpassing all of our understanding

Jesus comes, delivering a new lease


Rely on Christ, seeking His inner peace

Through our Lord Jesus, guarding hearts and minds

With faith, accepting Jesus as Savior

Teach us to follow, Salvation we find


Live by the Spirit, be guided by God

Bringing Jesus’ love, joy, and peace from God

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Haiku Series #23 (With God)


Morning brings warm light

Feeling God’s peace through His Word—

Faith for another day

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Pre-dawn sky looks down

Crescent moon glistens above—

Feeling God’s presence

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Parents pray to God

Child walks a life filled with sin—

Coming home to God

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Haiku Series #21 (With God)


Pre-dawn darkness fades

Inspiring sunrise arrives—

Feeling God’s presence

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Darkness surrounds me

Shadows of life overwhelm me—

God’s Word brings comfort

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Keep your life simple

Our complex world churns away—

Reach out to God’s peace

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