“Glory in His holy name,” Psalm 105:3 says. That’s what I’m going to do this morning. And the one of His many names that I’m going to concentrate on is “Prince of Peace” (Isa 9:6). I need that peace He promised in John 14:27.
So I am going to sit by my “prayer window” for a while and just watch the snowflakes drift down, and rest my soul quietly in Him, in His peace. I am purposing to make time for this, and to follow the next part of Psalm 105:3. I will give my heart a chance to rejoice in seeking the LORD, and do all I can to keep the hindrances to this at bay.
Peace with the Savior. How sweet! I will reflect on how different it is from the world’s unreliable “peace”(Jhn 14:27). I will realize His peace consists not of harmony with all humans, but with God. For the very Prince of Peace, whose birth the angels announced with the words “and on earth peace” (Luke 2:14), told His disciples He came to bring a figurative sword of enmity between close family members and friends (Mt 10:34-37). His truth would be a two-edged dividing sword (Heb 4:12), but He Himself would be “our peace” between God and man, bridging the chasm made by our sin (Col 1:19-23), so that we who put our trust in Him might approach “the throne of grace with confidence” (Heb 4:16, NIV).
I will approach that throne of grace this morning and sit at His feet with quiet confidence. I will glory in His holy name. I pray that you will enjoy some special time just for this purpose, too.