“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”
Text: John 16-18; Psalm 141
There is so much content in John 13-17, the record of Jesus’ teachings at the Last Supper. Before Jesus concludes with a prayer (Chapter 17), he wraps up his teaching with these words:
The life we live in this world will be filled with troubles and trials. But, the truth of Jesus brings us peace. He promised the Holy Spirit to us, and we have Him. He commanded us to love one another, and we have that love. And, He has indeed overcome the world. Peace is ours, even in the midst of the strife and sorrow of this life. Do you know this peace? Seek Jesus that you might have peace. Want a practical idea to access the peace? Read and contemplate Jesus’ words found John 13-16. Our verse tells us that Jesus said, “”I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace.” .
in Him, Mike