Steps For Finding Great Peace


“God designed the human machine to run on Himself. God Himself is the fuel our spirits were designed to burn … God Himself is the food our spirits were designed to feed on. There is no other! God cannot give us a happiness and a peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.” — C. S. Lewis

When questions, uncertainty, and uneasiness cloud our direction, then having an inner peace is a valuable quality to possess!

But, can we have peace within our hearts, even in the midst of unrest and turmoil?


The Bible tells us the secret for having peace, even Great Peace:

“Great peace have they which love Your Torah (Law): and nothing shall offend them” (Psalms 119:165).

What is that secret? It is loving God’s Torah!

The Hebrew word ‘Torah’ is often translated into the English word ‘Law.’ This is a most unfortunate translation of a very important word! The word ‘Law’ tends to suggest a sense of demanding restrictions. But that is not the meaning of the word ‘Torah’!

The word Torah simply means God’s eternal teachings and instructions, His guidelines for the family members of His household.

As we come to understand the great goodness, lovingkindness, and mercy of Yahuwah Elohim [the LORD God], we then begin to know the purpose of His teachings and instructions — that they are for our good, and they have our best interests in mind (Romans 7:12).

The above verse from Psalms 119 teaches us that loving God’s Torah is the way to finding peace.

The Torah contains the eternal Words of Yahuwah Elohim, the Mighty One of Israel, as spoken by Messiah, and it teaches us the way to finding true and lasting peace. When we love the Words of Messiah, including His words in the Torah, we will then want to follow His instructions; and then we will begin to know great peace.

This peace does not simply “float down from heaven” when we become Born-Again. Here is how this peace comes to us:

“To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace” (Luke 1:79).

Those who follow Messiah Yahushua [Christ Jesus] have found that Messiah, by the Holy Spirit, is the One who guides our feet into Father’s ways — guiding us to the place of understanding, wisdom, and peace!

Little by little, we learn that following God’s Instruction Manual [the Bible], is much more beneficial than living according to our own feelings or reasonings or opinions!

As I have said in various other articles, those who have found peace of heart and mind, have taken the very simple and mature steps of repentance:

1) Humbling ourselves, and seeking The New Birth;
2) Reading the Bible, and thus learning the facts of God’s Word for ourselves;
3) Seeking to do what is right in God’s sight; and
4) Learning what we need to avoid, and departing from evil.

Because we love Yahushua, therefore we earnestly desire to keep His commandments, including those He gave to Moses, popularly known as The Torah. And because we are following God’s instructions, guidelines, and teachings, we then have the peace that Yahushua [Jesus] promised:

“Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid” (John 14:27).

When we follow the Scriptures’ guidelines that tell us how peace is accomplished, then, Messiah gives us the peace we need. Just as individual links of a chain are needed to make up the whole, so also each Scriptural guideline is necessary in order to accomplish the strength of the whole.

The world snarls and chafes at us because of our love for Yahuwah’s Word. The world does not understand our desire to walk in the pathway of Father’s Torah. But as Yahuwah’s children, we find it to be a blessing beyond all our dreams! Our hearts are settled, and we are at rest with where we are, and with what Father is doing in our lives (Deuteronomy 33:27).

If we desire to know the peace of God which surpasses understanding, let us begin to pray what King David prayed:

“O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!
“…With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments!
Your Word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee!”
“…Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight!” “…
O how I love Your Torah
[law]! it is my meditation all the day” (Psalms 119:5, 10-11, 35, 97).

Our peace will grow, as we seek to do the eternal Father’s will:

  • Humble ourselves, and cry out to Him, and become born of His Spirit;
  • Read His Word regularly, and learn to become a “DO-er” of Yahuwah’s instructions, teachings, and guidelines;
  • Seek Messiah personally, praying for His guidance to be clear and sure to us;
  • Trust completely with all our heart, that Yahuwah will direct our path, and guide us by His Holy Spirit.

These are steps we can take to begin loving Father’s Torah, and thus finding great peace!

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