The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Resurrection from fear

God's power is the only power we have

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. Not as the world gives, do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled. Neither let them be afraid" (John 14:27).

These wonderful words from the Last Supper have reached into my heart and moved through my mind during the hardest days and nights of my life.

I realize repeatedly that courage is one of my greatest needs. And my heart breaks almost daily when I deal with people who aren't willing to admit their weakness, who are too proud and discouraged to ask for what they need.

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