I am amazed that I am at the end of the challenge; it seems like I just began! This week I read through Mark, Luke, John, and ended after Acts 17. It is so eye-opening to actually read the four gospels and see how much in sync they are.
Here are a couple of verses which have stayed with me...
25 "Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life? 26 Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?"
27 "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid."
33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
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It's not surprising that the verses which stood out involve God's peace. This past week brought emotional turmoil into my home and my heart. I know that we will have trials and tribulations, but why am I so surprised and shocked when it visits my house.
As we walk through this difficult time, I covet your prayers for me and my family. Pray for peace, understanding, grace, mercy, and forgiveness.