Peace of God surpasses all understanding

The peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts.​—Phil. 4:7. Pray, and then you will receive the peace of God. But notice that “the peace of God . . . surpasses all understanding.” What does that mean? Some translators render this expression “surpasses all our dreams” or “excels all human planning.” Paul was, in […]

Recognising Jehovah’s sovereignty

The Bible speaks of God as “Sovereign” and “Sovereign Lord” Him being worthy to receive the glory and the honour and the power, because He created all things. Jehovah’s sovereignty has beauty, excellence and dignity. The psalmist writes: “Righteousness and judgment [or, “justice”] are the established place of your throne; loving-kindness and trueness themselves come in before your face.” (Ps. 89:14)

When things run differently than expected

Let your petitions be made known to God; and the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your mental powers.​—Phil. 4:6, 7. Perhaps there have been times in our life when we felt that we were following the leadings of God’s holy spirit, but then things did not turn out the […]