For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Ever-lasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
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.
“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.
Submit to God and be at peace with him; in this way prosperity will come to you.
Live in peace with each other.
I will grant peace in the land, and you will lie down and no one will make you afraid.
But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.
Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority, because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account. Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no benefit to you.
What has happened to all your joy?