Family Devotion: Peace From Jesus

spacer

by Amy Cobb

john-14-27-peace-from-jesusPlay: Encourage your child to play photographer by pretending to snap pictures of the passing scenery. Tell him to choose to take "photos" of peaceful scenery or things that make him think of peace.

Talk: God gave us many earthly things to see and enjoy that are peaceful, like falling snowflakes, soaring birds and colorful sunsets. But sometimes we hear the siren of a police car or an ambulance or hear a story of fighting on the news, and it reminds us that our world isn't always a peaceful place. If we have Jesus in our lives, though, we can be filled with the peace that only He can give (John 14:27). We can experience His peace, no matter what's happening around us. In what situations do you need more of His peace?

Pray: Pray for the peace that can only come from God so that you will not be troubled or afraid when bad things happen.

See all our family devotions.


Copyright © 2012 by Focus on the Family. ThrivingFamily.com.


Did you enjoy reading this? Subscribe to Thriving Family, a faith-based marriage and parenting magazine!

Favorites

Michael W. Smith: Grammy Winner and Grandfather

Michael W. Smith: Grammy Winner and Grandfather

Enjoying family across the generations

For the Good of Your Family

For the Good of Your Family

Caring for your kids begins with caring for your marriage

Mothers Need Each Other

Mothers Need Each Other

Friends can be a valuable part of your parenting

Book Reviews for Parents

Book Reviews for Parents

Read our teen and tween book reviews for parents.

Thriving Family Archives

Thriving Family Archives

Articles from the magazine and the website

New Testament Stories. Fictional kids & real events from the Bible

read more >>

Life-changing values from the book of Matthew

read more >>