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But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. (Gal. 5:22, 23)

The life-changing peace of Christ is a part of the fruit of the Spirit inside of us. The Gardner, the Holy Spirit, is working to grow the fruit of deep peace inside of our souls. The more we water the fruit, the more they grow. Then we can partake of them and become a stronger Christian. 

Peace is reinforced in our lives by our mindest. We want peace, we have to set our minds on God. 

You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You (Is. 26:3). 

For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace (Ro. 8:6). 

Peace is undergirded by prayer. If we are anxious or fearful, we need to pray to God.

 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus (Ph. 4:6, 7). 

The peace of God will serve as a solider that guards the source of our life—our heart. It will keep out negative influences that distort and destroy us. People that pray about everything don’t worry as much about things. Worry is mistrust that God is not big enough to handle our affairs. Prayer is us giving all things to God. We put it in God’s hands. We reacquaint ourselves with God’s peace. When we pray, we are obeying 1 Peter: 

Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you (5:6-7). 

We give Him our stress, our worry, our anxiety, and in their place, we drink in His peace.