Fix Your Thoughts On God And Obtain Peace

Fix Your Thoughts On God And Obtain Peace
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You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you! – Isaiah 26:3 NLT

The prophet Isaiah was inspired by the Holy Spirit to pen this encouragement to God’s people in the midst of tough times. He was letting them know that if they trust in the Lord and if they can fix their thoughts on Him they will be sustained in perfect peace.

Our times may not be as filled with danger as it was for this ancient audience, but we have our share of modern troubles to contend with. We too stumble headlong under the weights of responsibilities and modern stress. Those ancient words ring true in the ears of believers everywhere today: Trust God, think about His benefits, and you will be at peace!

An ancient king, renowned for his wisdom, wrote this for our consideration:

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Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. – Proverbs 3:5–6 NLT

Often our fears and anxieties occur because we are not sure which way to go. We do not know what to say. However, if we trust the Lord, He will show us what is right.