Practice it!

Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me or seen in me put into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. Philippians 4:9 (NIV)

Apostle Paul is the one speaking here.

You want peace, read on....

What were the things he taught that he is asking us to put into practice? I have listed a few below

1. Don't be anxious about ANYTHING (Phil 4:6)
In other words, you are not allowed to worry, fear or lose your sleep regardless of where the threat or problem is coming from.

Apostle Paul says put this into practice, don't just read it in your bible. People say it's hard not to worry, I say until you learn to trust God completely that he meant every single word in the scripture you will never stop worrying. Instead of worrying, take the word of God and speak it to the problem and it must obey then watch as peace takes over

2. In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus (Phil 2:5).
What is Jesus's mindset? Humility.

Pride is a devourer. It destroys quickly. It gives you a false sense of achievement  but it's all to bring you down to nothing.

God can't stand the proud!

No matter who you are or what you have, you can't have more than Jesus. Bible says he was God but he became man. He humbled himself and lived among men.

Apostle Paul is saying in your dealings with others, humble yourself so that you don't become your own enemy as God cannot stand the proud, as you humble yourself, God Himself the prince of peace will exalt you

3. Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice Philippians 4:4 (NIV)

Why will someone who was constantly imprisoned and beaten say 'Rejoice always'. He wasn't rich materially so you couldn't say he rejoiced at his material wealth. He was in and out of prison for preaching and he was often shipwrecked!

Joy and peace go hand in hand. If you know how to rejoice in the Lord always, peace is guaranteed.
You will see the storm raging but you will be able to go sleep without a care in the world.

Put into practice the word and watch what happens.


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