Far too many people are seeking escape and “peace” from their circumstances, trials, and difficulties. But what if true peace wasn’t an escape FROM our problems but peace IN the midst of them?
In this Deeper Christian episode, Nathan Johnson talks about biblical peace and how we are called to have peace at all times – regardless of what may be going on around us.
When we recognize that Jesus Himself is our peace and that He wants to be our peace in every struggle or difficulty, then we find that our lives begin to reflect the reality of heaven – just like a lake at peace.
Join Nathan in this encouraging episode as you find peace in the middle of your problems rather than an escape from them.
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Show Notes / Additional Resources
- Philippians 4:4-7 – Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, 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 your minds in Christ Jesus.
- John 17:15 – I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you keep them from the evil one.
- Ephesians 2:14 – For He [Jesus] is our peace …
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About NRJohnson & the Deeper Christian Podcast
NRJohnson (Nathan Johnson) is a Christian who has an overwhelming passion for Jesus, the Gospel, and Studying God’s Word. He is a writer, teacher, and communicator who helps other believers understand and apply the Bible as they grow and mature in their faith—desiring that they gain greater intimacy with Christ, experience the victorious Christian life, and transform the world through the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit. Read more about him here.
The Deeper Christian Podcast is the podcast to help you study God’s Word, know Jesus intimately, and discover how you can build your life around Jesus Christ. This weekly audio program, hosted by NRJohnson, dives into Scripture and encourages Christians to keep their focus upon Jesus Christ—equipping believers in how to study the Bible and know God’s Word, grow in their spiritual lives, and change the world. Main discussion topics center around practical advice on Christian living, Bible study, prayer, the Gospel, freedom from sin, evangelism and how to share your faith, the Christian disciplines, and the lives and messages from the Christian heroes from yesteryear such as A.W. Tozer, Charles Spurgeon, Major Ian Thomas, Oswald Chambers, Hudson Taylor, Amy Carmichael, Corrie Ten Boom, C.T. Studd, George Müller, Andrew Murray, Leonard Ravenhill, E.M. Bounds, and others. Learn more about the deeper Christian life.