How To Experience The Peace And Joy That Comes From Being Saved- Romans 5

From my reading in Romans 5 in the One Year Bible New Testament.

The Christian life should be one characterized by joy.

If you have been saved then you can rejoice in all that you have received in Christ!  The Apostle Paul said,

Therefore, since we have been made right in God’s sight by faith, we have peace with God because of what Jesus Christ our Lord has done for us. Because of our faith, Christ has brought us into this place of undeserved privilege where we now stand, and we confidently and joyfully look forward to sharing God’s glory.” Rom 5:1-2

When you receive Christ’s forgiveness you can confidently and joyfully stand before God.

Not only are we made right through Christ, we also will share in his glory!  That is something to celebrate!  Later in the chapter Paul says,

“So now we can rejoice in our wonderful new relationship with God because our Lord Jesus Christ has made us friends of God.” Rom 5:11

Through His death on the cross Jesus opened up a way for us to experience a friendship with God!  Jesus is the way to true joy and peace in life. If you are looking for it in other ways then you are looking in the wrong place.

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About David Worcester

I am the founder and director of a campus ministry at San Diego State called Challenge. I am also serving as an ordained elder at Mission Trails Church. I love speaking and writing about college ministry, gospel appointments, and practical ways to live out God’s Word! I am also passionate about: leadership training, learning, missions, church planting, surfing, hiking, sports, photography and traveling (So far I’ve visited 23 countries & all 50 states). I’m married to Jessica Worcester who I fell in love with while doing college ministry together and we have a two year old son named Samuel. I graduated from from the University of Oklahoma (OU) with a degree in Film & Video Studies. And I received my Masters in Theological Studies from Gateway Seminary. I am an ordained minister who loves speaking and writing about practical ways to live out God’s Word in life and ministry.

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