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©05/22/2002 Jim Welch
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The focus of life is determined by what we
place our emphasis upon; the Kingdom of Heaven or our own personal
If our emphasis is on God and His Kingdom our
hearts will rest in His Peace; but if our emphasis is placed on our own
personal welfare our hearts will be filled with turmoil and anxiety and
our minds with worry.
The world does not and never has had the
ability to give peace to the hearts of men; only God can bring peace to
Jesus said, Peace I leave with you, my peace I
give to you, not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your
heart be troubled, or be afraid.
He spoke these things to us that His joy may
be in us, and that our joy may be made full.
Let us than place our emphasis on God and not