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 […]