Contending for Contentment

Prayer Calm

“Of the increase of His… peace (shalom) there will be no end…” (Isa. 9:7, NKJV).

Did you know that shalom, the Hebrew word here for peace, holds many rich levels of meaning? Shalom includes the concepts of peace, rest, fullness, wholeness, prosperity, safety, soundness, tranquility, perfectness, welfare, harmony, completeness, health, the absence of agitation or discord… and contentment.

Holy Spirit pointed out to me that we can plug each of those into the above verse and personalize it like this:  Continue reading Contending for Contentment