Seed of Peace

9 Feb

God’s Word:  Matthew 5:9  “You’re blessed when you can show people how to cooperate instead of compete or fight.  That’s when you discover who you really are, and your place in God’s family.”

Jesus’ Message to Me: (My interpretation of what Jesus is saying to me through these verses)

Everyone wants peace gifted to them as an inalienable right.  I call my people to be PEACE-MAKERS and that means not folding your “peace loving” hands but rolling up your sleeves.  As my Ambassador you must become so convinced of the value of human brotherhood that no cost is too high to bring about justice and peace. Be willing to get involved in the warfare for peace.

In the warfare for peace you must seek to not only put a stop to hostilities but to teach mankind to love one another.  It is not an easy task I give you but I went ahead of you and set the example and lost my earthly life in the process.  My brothers and sisters follow my example by giving up their own personal peace to help others find peace with God.  That, my friends, is the only real source of lasting peace.  God plants the seed of peace in the heart of all his children.   

War begins in the heart of the individual who seeks to suppress all opinions but their own.  Behind this mindset is concern only with self and what self will benefit.  This is the mindset of the world that has turned their back on God.  But I have called My people to be difference makers by being PEACE MAKERS. You do this by getting involved with others and “showing” them what cooperation, forgiveness and love look like.  Show and tell!  This is the identifying mark of God’s children—PEACE MAKERS.

Jesus’ Question for Me: Are you willing to set self aside and reach out to others, showing and telling them about the source of real peace?

Jesus’ Promise to Me: I will never leave you nor forsake you.  I’m with you each step of the way.

My Song to Jesus:  So Send I You  by Margaret Clarkson (Link to her story below)

So send I you to labor unrewarded
To serve unpaid, unloved, unsought, unknown
To bear rebuke, to suffer scorn and scoffing
So send I you to toil for Me alone

So send I you to bind the bruised and broken
Over wandering souls to work, to weep, to wake
To bear the burdens of a world a-weary
So send I you to suffer for My sake

So send I you to loneliness and longing
With heart a-hungering for the loved and known
Forsaking kin and kindred, friend and dear one
So send I you to know My love alone

So send I you to leave your life’s ambition
To die to dear desire, self-will resign
To labor long, and love where men revile you
So send I you to lose your life in Mine

So send I you to hearts made hard by hatred
To eyes made blind because they will not see
To spend, though it be blood to spend and spare not
So send I you to taste of Calvary

“As the Father hath sent me, so send I you”

You will find the story of the challenging life of the author at



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