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Peace #4—Wise Peace

Wisdom’s ways are very pleasant, and peace characterizes all its paths. Proverbs 3:17 No panic. No damage. No regrets. Especially no regrets. No regrets along the way; no regrets at journey’s end. Whatever way godly wisdom takes us, we’ll be glad we went that way. We are wise when we align ourselves with God’s purpose … Continue reading

Peace #3—Meek Peace

Refrain from anger; abandon rage! Do not fret for this only leads to trouble! … The meek who rely on Yahweh are the ones who will possess the land and enjoy abundant peace. Psalm 37:8–11 Moses was a model of meekness; the meekest person in the land, someone said. To achieve this status he had … Continue reading

Peace #2—Imitative Peace

Take note of the one who has integrity! Observe the upright! For the person characterized by peace has a future. Sinful rebels will be totally destroyed; evil people have no future. Psalm 37:37–38 See one, do one, teach one. Or, as my four year old nephew said to his two year old brother, “Watch this … 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

Godliness #5 — Reconciled Godliness

I will hear what God, the Eternal, will say; for he will speak peace to his people, even to his godly ones. And they will not turn back to folly. His deliverance is near to those who fear him, that glory may dwell in our land. Psalm 85:8-9 In the midst of stressful lives, godly … Continue reading