Etre bien dans sa tête

You have made known to me the paths of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence” Acts 2. 28
Being right in the head this familiar expression that we hear fairly frequent in young people means to be happy, at peace with himself. However how can I really get to know such state if I am not firstly in peace with God?
In his old days, the Emperor Charles the Fifth left the glory and wealth and retired to a monastery in the hope of finding peace and rest. He waited there with fear the coming of death. The world’s leaders did not encounter greater peace and true happiness in their knowledge or power. How many artists and celebrities, admired and covered with honors have left the earthly scene with a broken heart! Others have found the God of peace, confessing ultimately the emptiness of their lives.
The Bible confirms that in our world, “all is vanity and vexation of spirit” (Ecclesiastes 1:14). If none of this world can take me to true and lasting peace, however, the peace of God “passeth all understanding” (Philippians 4.7). This is the peace that Jesus gives to me it may be known by all. Is first of all peace with God, that of consciousness and heart. Both elements are needed to be “right in the head” purified trouble conscience and heart filled with divine love. The foundation of our peace is free. At the cross Jesus carried the punishment which our sins deserved. From his resurrection, he left it, always lives for the one who receives the message: “Peace be with you»

Déjà achevé

“After Jesus says this, He looked toward heaven and prayed: Father, the time has come. …Whom You have sent. I have brought You glory on earth by completing the work You gave me to do” John 17. 1-4
“Jesus, knowing all that was going to happen to Him, went out and asked them, who is it you want? Jesus of Nazareth, they replied. I am he, Jesus said” John 18. 4-5

“Father … I have finished the work which you gave me to do,” said Jesus to God his Father, a few hours before being crucified… “The work” that his Father gave him ‘is to save through his death on the Cross the lost men. This work is still ahead; why, then, he talks about the past?
– It is Jesus, the Son of God, who speaks. He expresses himself here as the God who carries things through his plans without anyone being able to stop. For an ordinary person, it would be a presumption. As none of us would controls the next minute. So many things can prevent us to achieve what we choose. But when God intends something, it is like that was already done.
-These words also express poignantly the determination of the Savior who will give His life. A few hours later, at Gethsemane, Jesus, the Holy agrees the cup that his Father presents him, the image of judgment which he will undergo on the cross to atone for our sins. He comes out of this awful battle conqueror, along with these simple words. “The cup that my Father hath given me, shall I not drink it? »
And knowing that everything will happen to him, He comes forward firmly, and he volunteered advanced to his enemies led by Judas.
“Father, I have finished the work …”
said Jesus before his crucifixion. These are the words of God that accomplishes what he decides. These are also from the Savior who voluntarily gives his life to the glory of God and for the salvation of everyone who believes in him.