Archive for the ‘ Peace ’ Category

VerseD: Hebrews 12:14

Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.

Hebrews 12:14, ESV

Our God of peace who brought us peace requires us to also live in peace with others, and He gives us the Holy Spirit to move His peace through us.

VerseD: Isaiah 26:3

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

Isaiah 26:3, ESV

Let us remember where our trust lies, that we can ask God who grants us peace when we trust Him and ask Him.

VerseD: John 7:37-38

On the last day of the feast, the great day, Jesus stood up and cried out, “If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’”

John 7:37‭-‬38, ESV

We long for peace and fellowship, and when we believe in Christ, His Holy Spirit flows through us, giving us inner peace and peace with God and others.

VerseD: John 14:27

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

John 14:27, ESV

In a world hostile toward God and His truth, it is easy to feel anxious and scared.

Yet He has given us His peace to endure and proclaim truth all the more.

VerseD: John 16:33

“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

John 16:33, ESV

This world can be overwhelming, but Jesus has sent the Holy Spirit that His peace may fill and comfort us.

VerseD: Romans 8:6

For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.

Romans 8:6, ESV

Spiritual death is ever lurking, and it drags down those around us when we give in to fleshly desires. Yet, when we choose to follow the Holy Spirit, we have peace within and shared with those around us.

VerseD: John 20:21

Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.”

John 20:21, ESV

As Jesus was sent by the Father to save the world, we are sent to spread that good news to the world. The world can then see the peace we have in a crazy, messed up, fallen world and want that peace.

VerseD: 1 Peter 5:10

And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.

1 Peter 5:10, ESV

What peace and joy we can find in our daily lives and when facing the problems of life knowing that our God has chosen us and will bring us to His side in eternity.

VerseD: Isaiah 55:1-2

“Come, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which does not satisfy? Listen diligently to me, and eat what is good, and delight yourselves in rich food.”

Isaiah 55:1‭-‬2, ESV

What peace we have knowing our Lord has promised and provides all our needs, especially salvation.

Let us feast on the promises and grace of God.

VerseD: Proverbs 21:21

Whoever pursues righteousness and kindness will find life, righteousness, and honor.

Proverbs 21:21, ESV

Living a life of peace fosters peace. Seeking peace with and for God through Jesus Christ brings eternal life and possibly life for others to His glory.