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Peace with God

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Peace #8—Peaceful Praise

Whatever is true, honorable, right, pure, lovely, and of good repute; if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things … practice these things; and the God of peace will be with you. Philippians 4:8–9 O God of peace, we rejoice in your tranquility; we exult in your serenity. … Continue reading

Peace #6—Intentional Peace

Do you want a lifetime of good times? Then don’t speak evil or treacherous words! Turn away from evil and do what is good! Seek peace and pursue it! Psalm 34:12–15 “Accidental peace,” if not exactly an oxymoron, is such an incongruous pairing that Scripture never suggests its existence. Instead, peace occurs as we intentionally … Continue reading

Peace #5—Kingdom Peace

Since the kingdom of God is … righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit, we pursue what makes for peace and for edifying one another. Romans 14:17–19 When Jesus began his ministry, he started by issuing this proclamation: “The Kingdom of God is near! Repent and believe in the good news!” To the … Continue reading

Peace #1—Peace With God

The Bible indicates that peace is a function of integrity: Peace is what we experience when we are at one with God: when we, as regents of his reign over creation, align our lives with his good purpose. Peace is what we enjoy when we are at one with our neighbors: when none of us … Continue reading