Aftab Yunis Hakim (Punjab, Pakistan)
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The psalmist wrote, “I’m for peace, but when I speak, they are for war.” - Psalm 120:7 (CEB)
In Psalm 120, it seems that the psalmist was getting frustrated at not finding any peace at all in his surroundings — or even the entire world. In a state of great stress and agony, he was asking God to deliver him from the corrupt minds who do not accept...
Even in countries torn by war, I can find God’s peace.
People in war-torn countries
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