Releasing the Power of Peace


“And if the house is worthy, let your peace come upon it, but if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you” (Matt. 10:13, ESV).

What is this about? Is peace some sort of swirling pixie dust that we can blow onto a home? How will it return to us, if that home is not “worthy?”

Let’s explore that. I’ll share something that happened last night that may shed some light on the subject. I had an appointment with a young man who does not yet know Jesus. I have a strong sense that his moment of salvation is coming. That is my earnest prayer and desire. Meanwhile, I have been providing him counseling appointments to help with some struggles he has been dealing with.

At the end of our conversation yesterday, a relieved smile settled onto his face. He expressed, “I feel a lot better… like I have been breathing clear air while speaking with you.” He then mentioned that he told one of my daughters recently he feels peace whenever he is talking to me. She remarked, “Yeah, that’s how my mom is.”

So, what happened there? Continue reading Releasing the Power of Peace