Yes, there are people who live to intentionally frustrate others. To make us upset first thing in the day, to make us look bad, to tell us what we can’t do because of who they think we are or should be. They are intent on stealing our peace.
John 14:27 “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.”
Nothing is worth losing our peace over. For us, His chosen ones, God will use their bad intentions to take us higher. He builds us up and gives us the strength, wisdom and the choice to keep peace in our ““. When we choose to pray for them, forgive them and bless them we disarm the enemy against us.
The Bible explains people are not our enemies and our battle is not with human flesh and blood. Because we have accepted Christ, our enemy is Satan and he constantly tries to bring division and anger in our lives. When we choose to keep our peace and walk in , we win. We overcome the enemies efforts. peace, choose to walk in His Love, and choose the victory God graciously gives us!
Father, we praise You for giving us Your peace and strength. We choose to hold on to our peace and bless those who anger us, mistreat us, talk about us or try to steal our peace. We choose to walk in Your Love and Your spirit of forgiveness and we will honor You in all we do, and we know You will bless us for who we are.
In Jesus’ Name. Amen