Category Archives: Peace

Peace Series: Wisdom From Above

“When a man’s ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him” (Proverbs 16:7). This is a proverbial statement, a general truth in life; it is not to be taken as an iron clad … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Let The Peace of God Rule

“But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection.  And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful” (Colossians 3:14-15). Three things … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Peace Surpassing Understanding

“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” (Philippians … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Not Food and Drink

“The Kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit” (Romans 14:17). The context concerns the eating of clean and unclean food (Romans 14:14).  The church at Rome was composed of … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Peace Through Jesus

“Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God” … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Glory, Honor, Peace

“Who (God – B.H.) ‘will render to each one according to his deeds’: eternal life to those who by patient continuance in doing good seek for glory, honor, and immortality; but to those who are self-seeking and do not obey … Continue reading

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Peace Series: My Peace I Give You

“Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you.  Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid” (John 14:27). “These things I have spoken to … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Peace or Sword?

“Do not think that I came to bring peace but a sword.  For I have come to ‘set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law’; and ‘a man’s enemies will … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Peace and Goodwill Toward Men!

“The Dayspring on high has visited us… to guide our feet into the way of peace” (Luke 1:78-79). The Dayspring refers to the rising of the sun.  The prophets depicted the coming Messiah as a coming light (Isaiah 9:1-2 cf. Matthew … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Righteousness and Peace Have Kissed

“Mercy and truth have met together; righteousness and peace have kissed” (Psalm 85:10). If God demanded righteous according to truth without mercy there could be no peace.  This is true because “all have sinned and fall short of the glory … Continue reading

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