2 AdventLoving God, as we enter this Advent season, we open all the dark places in our lives and memories to the healing light of Christ. Show us the creative power of hope. Prepare our hearts to be transformed by you, that we may walk in the light of Christ.
3 Loving God, in this time of preparation and planning, We thank you for the hope and peace you unfailingly offer us. Show us the creative power of hope. Teach us to pursue peace. Prepare our hearts to be transformed by you, That we may walk in the light of Christ.
4 What is Peace?"The tranquil state of a soul assured of its salvation through Christ, and so fearing nothing from God and content with its earthly lot, of whatsoever sort that is.”
5 Peace with God Isaiah 9:6 (NKJV) 6 For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
6 Peace with God Romans 14:17-19 (NCV) 17 In the kingdom of God, eating and drinking are not important. The important things are living right with God, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit. 18 Anyone who serves Christ by living this way is pleasing God and will be accepted by other people. 19 So let us try to do what makes peace and helps one another.
7 Peace with God Romans 5:1 (NCV) 5 Since we have been made right with God by our faith, we have peace with God. This happened through our Lord Jesus Christ,
8 Peace in Our Circumstances John 14:27 (NCV)27 “I leave you peace; my peace I give you. I do not give it to you as the world does. So don’t let your hearts be troubled or afraid.
9 Peace in Our Circumstances John 16:33 (NCV) 33 “I told you these things so that you can have peace in me. In this world you will have trouble, but be brave! I have defeated the world.”
10 Peace in Our Circumstances Philippians 4:6-7 (NKJV)6 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; 7 and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
11 Peace in Our Circumstances Psalm 119:165 (NCV)165 Those who love your teachings will find true peace, and nothing will defeat them.
12 Peace in Our Circumstances Isaiah 26:3 (NKJV)3 You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You.
13 Peace in Our Circumstances 2 Thessalonians 3:16 (NCV)16 Now may the Lord of peace give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.
14 Peace with One Another Luke 2:14 (NCV) 14 “Give glory to God in heaven, and on earth let there be peace among the people who please God.”Romans 12:18 (NKJV)18 If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men.
15 Peace with One Another Romans 14:17-19 (NCV) 17 In the kingdom of God, eating and drinking are not important. The important things are living right with God, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit. 18 Anyone who serves Christ by living this way is pleasing God and will be accepted by other people. 19 So let us try to do what makes peace and helps one another.Romans 14:19 (NCV)19 So let us try to do what makes peace and helps one another.Hebrews 12:14 (NKJV)14 Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord:
16 Peace with One Another 1 Corinthians 1:10 (NCV) 10 I beg you, brothers and sisters, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ that all of you agree with each other and not be split into groups. I beg that you be completely joined together by having the same kind of thinking and the same purpose.Romans 15:13 (NKJV)13 Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.