Our world is full of violence, and our daily lives can be marred by conflict and turmoil. But God promises His people a peace that surpasses all understanding.
Are you struggling with an area of your life today and looking for peace? The Bible has some great verses about the topic of peace.
Speak these scriptures out of your mouth and do the things that are pleasing to God. When you receive His faith in your heart you will also receive His peace in your heart.
Peace is the inward indicator that He is fully involved on your behalf. Peace is the emotion of faith and a fruit of the Spirit.
When we study the Bible and the topic of Peace, a great place to start is with the words of Jesus Christ.
Jesus talking about Peace:
Matthew 11:28-30 Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”
John 14:27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.
John 16:33 I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”
John 20:19 On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.”
Other Scriptures That talk about Peace (From the NIV):
Romans 5:1 Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Isaiah 53:5 But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed.
2 Thessalonians 3:16 Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.
Isaiah 26:3 You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you.
Psalm 34:14 Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.
Colossians 3:15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.
Philippians 4:7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Numbers 6:25-26 the LORD make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the LORD turn his face toward you and give you peace.”