AMAZING PEACE! June 27, 2011by David WilkersonJesus gives us more than one reason why we need his peace. Christ said to his disciples in John 14:30, The prince of this world cometh. What was the context of his statement? He had just told the twelve, Hereafter I will not talk much with you (14:30). Then he explained why: For the prince of this world cometh.Jesus knew Satan was at work in that very hour. The devil had already enlisted Judas to betray him. And Christ knew that the religious hierarchy in Jerusalem was being empowered by the principalities of hell. He was also aware that a devil-inspired mob was coming shortly to take him prisoner. Thats when Jesus said to the disciples, Satan, the wicked one, is coming. So, I wont be talking to you much more.Jesus knew he needed time with the Father to prepare for the coming conflict. He was about to be delivered into evil mens hands, just as he had spoken. And he knew that Satan was doing all he could to shake his peace. The devil would harass and attempt to discourage him, all in an effort to break Christs faith in the Fatheranything to get him to avoid the Cross.You may be in turmoil, thinking, Its over. Im not going to make it. But Jesus says I know what youre going through. Come and drink of my peace.Right now you may be going through the hardest time youve ever faced. Your life may be unsettled and things may look hopeless. There seems to be no way out for you and every avenue you turn to fills you with more stress, confusion and weariness.It doesnt matter what youre going through. Your life may look like it was struck by a tornado. You may endure trials that cause others to look at you as a modern-day Job. But in the midst of your troubles, when you call on the Holy Spirit to baptize you in the peace of Christ, he will do it.People will point to you and say, That persons world has come completely apart. Yet hes determined to trust Gods Word, live or die. How can he do it? How does he go on? He should have quit long ago. Yet he hasnt given up. And through it all, he hasnt compromised anything he believes. What amazing peace! Its beyond understanding.