Peace in the New Testament: a peace devotional
Is your life peaceful? If you’re anything like most people I know, the answer is a resounding no! Peace in the New Testament will help you work through what’s holding you back from God’s promise of peace. Scroll down to read more about this devotional.
This PDF-format devotional will take you through ten New Testament passages. Each lesson of the Peace in the New Testament has several questions for you to answer to help you better understand the passage and apply its message to your own life. Plan to spend 20 or 30 minutes on each lesson.
Want a paperback workbook version of Peace in the New Testament? Get it on Amazon here!
This post may contain affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for details.
Is your life peaceful? If you’re anything like most people I know, the answer is a resounding no! My new peace devotional, Peace in the New Testament, will help you work through what’s holding you back from God’s promise of peace.
What promise? In John 14:27, Jesus says:
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”
This verse is both a promise and a command. Jesus gives us peace – we keep fear and anxiety out of our hearts. What a huge, life-altering agreement this verse presents!
See, Jesus’ gift is different than any gift you’ve received before. Because He gives us peace, no refunds, returns, or exchanges. Peace is ours to have… if we could just keep fear and worry out.
I have a feeling that a troubled heart is something you’re familiar with. You wear a lot of hats and have a lot of responsibilities, and if you mess up, there will be consequences that will ripple through your whole life.
I get it, because I feel the same way sometimes, too. And I know most people are suffering under such a heavy burden. But still, Jesus offers peace, and commands us not to be afraid.
So how do you do that?
My Bible study group was wondering the same thing! So I wrote a Bible study about the promise of peace in the New Testament. We studied all the things that get in the way of peace. (And believe me, there are a lot of them!)
By the end of the study, my group had realized that peace isn’t just a happy side effect of being a Christian – it’s something we need to make an effort towards. Jesus says “do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid” – those are actions we need to take in order to allow peace into our lives.
I reworked my Bible study into a peace devotional, written for Christians like you. It’s perfect to do in the mornings, to keep your heart in a place of peace while you go throughout your day. Or, do one lesson a week, and practice living out what you learn in between!
Are you ready to learn how to let peace in? Grab your copy of Peace in the New Testament now!
Want a paperback workbook version of Peace in the New Testament? Buy it on Amazon here!
How is this devotional set up? How do I do it?
This peace devotional will take you through ten New Testament passages. You can do one lesson a week, or one a day for two weeks while taking the weekends off – or whatever works for you! Each lesson of the peace devotional has several questions for you to answer to help you better understand the passage and apply its message to your own life. Plan to spend 20 or 30 minutes on each lesson.
What Bible translation do you use?
I used the NIV for this peace devotional. If you’re struggling to understand part of a passage, I encourage you to look in other translations or a study Bible like this one.
What format does this peace devotional come in?
It’s in PDF format. You have one week from the time of purchase to download it, and you can download it one time. If you’re having technical issues, email me at email@example.com with a copy of your receipt attached.
Can I fill it out digitally?
This peace devotional is designed to be printed out and written on by hand. If you’d rather not print it yourself, you can get a paperback workbook on Amazon right here!
Is this a devotional or a Bible study?
The line between devotionals and Bible studies often isn’t clear. But I’m choosing to call this a peace devotional for a few reasons. First, I offer a few of my own opinions and assumptions during the lessons to help you realize some key points about God’s promise of peace. Second, the purpose of this peace devotional isn’t to add to your theological or historical knowledge. It’s to help you identify the areas of your life that are getting in the way of peace and prayerfully overcome them.