Be Led By Peace…

Our “work” is the FRUIT of our faith, not the basis. GRACE is the root of our faith AND our “doing” for God’s sake. It is the natural “overflow” of our hearts, not the means by which we secure God’s approval. Too many of us “Christians” get this backwards, and too many of us nevertheless THINK we believe Grace precedes our “efforts” .. but we still live BUSY and EXAUSTED lives .. (Guilty as charged 😦 )

It is a constant NEED to be “filled with the Spirit” to ensure that we KEEP our minds stayed on Jehovah, the FRUIT of which is PEACE. If our “working” robs us of our PEACE, it might be a good first clue that something is amiss in our inner world!!

THANK YOU LORD, for those near and dear to us who help us “notice” when we’re not being led by peace so we can do the necessary course-correction and return to RESTING in the “work” of prayer.

Make us more DEPENDENT on you!

Be Still and Know that HE is God!

Ephesians 2:1-10

And you He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins, in which you once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit who now works in the sons of disobedience, among whom also we all once conducted ourselves in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, just as the others.

But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), and raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, that in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. 10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.

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Blessings!

~Leah

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About Grace2Grow

Leah holds a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy, and considers herself a forever-student at heart, especially of the Word of God. The last few years have included a 160+ lbs weightloss, and a complete re-working of her "inner man" as she has had to journey from merely what she "knew" to putting that into "ACTION" .. a transformation that so rocked her core, she believes God's calling in her life includes a sense of "urgency," as the body of Christ is fully - knowingly or unknowingly - entrenched in These Last Days, just as Jesus prophesied. She has worked in various forms of professional Customer Service for nearly 20 years, from Mortgages and Banking to Automotive Plastics, and values most the opportunity to mediate and problem-solve. Leah has served over the years in varying roles, from Women's Bible Study Leader to Choir Director to Worship Leading to teaching Sunday School to working faithfully in the Nursery. She loves being a Wife and Aunt and Sister and Daughter and Friend, and loves to read just about anything she can put her hands on. She is always re-learning putting feet and muscle to these things, but she has learned there is incalculable value in "working the plan," and "being faithful with LITTLE so as to be entrusted with MUCH." And she is trusting her beloved God and Savior for the "much" yet to come. You can find more of her musings on her blogs at http://grace2grow.com and http://grace2grow.blogspot.com/, or follow her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/grace2grow

Posted on May 16, 2016, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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