Tag Archives: Peace

Love Peaceably With All Men – Romans 12:18

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. – Romans 12:18 Sometimes the biggest challenge we face is being peaceable. Making peace can be difficult, and when we face real injustice as well as lesser slights, we can grow angry and frustrated. We may dream of ways to […]

Instructing Those That Oppose Themselves – 2 Timothy 2:24-26

And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth; And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken […]

The Fruit of Righteousness – James 3:18

And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace. – James 3:18 Certain plants require certain soil.  For example, tomatoes thrive in loose, well-draining, slightly acidic soil. Furthermore, to enjoy an abundant crop of these red fruit, the gardener might need to add supplements and fertilizer as well as irrigation […]

Grace and Peace – Philippians 1:2

Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. – Philippians 1:2 If you read the opening remarks of the Apostle Paul in many of his Epistles, he often uses the terms grace and peace in his salutation to the churches.  Few things are more dear to those […]

Cry Against It – Jonah 1:2

Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me. – Jonah 1:2 Do you ever see some being punished or receiving bad news and think to yourself, “Good.  They deserve it.”  If so, you could have be a prophet in ancient Israel.  That way of […]

Flee or Follow – 1 Timothy 6:11

1 Timothy 6:11 – But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. How do we follow after God? Some might say by faith. Others may say in spirit. Still others may say by listening to your heart. All these methods are good when properly done, […]

They Saw The Star – Matthew 2:12

When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. – Matthew 2:12 The wise men who followed the star to see Jesus came from the east of Jerusalem, and they came to worship the long expected King of Israel.  Why?  They looked forward to a new age of peace, righteousness, and joy.  They […]

Continue In Christ’s Love – John 15:9

John 15:9 – As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love. Following Christmas, it is easy to return to our old routines.  Stop now before it is too late! Remember the hope and joy you have experienced in Christ’s service.  Consider the sense of peace and righteousness […]

Joy in the Holy Ghost – Romans 14:17

Romans 14:17 – For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. The greatest blessing we can experience in this age is the Kingdom of God within our hearts.  While some people only think of the heaven hereafter or even nirvana, the child of God […]

Abounding In Hope – Romans 15:13

Romans 15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost. One of the greatest advantages of devotion to God is hope.  Hope for today and hope of forever gives us courage to face the Adversary.  Hope […]