Peace to you

Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. … For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in (Jesus), and through (Jesus) to reconcile to himself all things … whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross. Continue reading

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The God of peace be with you

To all … who are loved by God and called to be his holy people: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. … There will be trouble and distress for every human being who does evil: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile; but glory, honor and peace for everyone who does good: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile. Continue reading

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Grace and peace to you from God

“Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the LORD, who has compassion on you. … All your children will be taught by the LORD, and great will be their peace. Continue reading

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We have peace with God

In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me dwell in safety. … The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace. … The meek will inherit the land and enjoy peace and prosperity. … Consider the blameless, observe the upright; a future awaits those who seek peace. Continue reading

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Live in peace with each other

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. … I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. Continue reading

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Be at peace with each other

I will grant peace in the land, and you will lie down and no one will make you afraid. … Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. … How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! Continue reading

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That you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed

We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ. We write this to make our joy complete. Continue reading

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The Lord will lift you up

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. … You suffered along with those in prison and joyfully accepted the confiscation of your property, because you knew that you yourselves had better and lasting possessions.  Continue reading

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What has happened to all your joy?

In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. Continue reading

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Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. … For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit, because anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and receives human approval. Continue reading

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