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What is the secret to peace?

John 16:33I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.

John 14:27I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give isn’t like the peace the world gives. So don’t be troubled or afraid.

Romans 8:6If your sinful nature controls your mind, there is death. But if the Holy Spirit controls your mind, there is life and peace.

Galatians 5:22But when the Holy Spirit controls our lives, he will produce this kind of fruit in us: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness . . .

Philippians 4:5-7Let everyone see that you are considerate in all you do. Remember, the Lord is coming soon. Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. If you do this, you will experience God’s peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 3:15And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are all called to live in peace. And always be thankful.

2 Thessalonians 3:16May the Lord of peace himself always give you his peace no matter what happens.

James 3:17-18But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure. It is also peace loving, gentle at all times, and willing to yield to others. It is full of mercy and good deeds. It shows no partiality and is always sincere. And those who are peacemakers will plant seeds of peace and reap a harvest of goodness.

Proverbs 16:7When the ways of people please the Lord, he makes even their enemies live at peace with them.

2 Peter 1:2May God bless you with his special favor and wonderful peace as you come to know Jesus, our God and Lord, better and better.

The secret of finding peace is seeking it from the Prince of Peace. Peace is a gift from God, experienced initially as we accept Jesus as Lord and daily as we allow his Spirit to guide us as we follow God’s Word and his ways. Wez can find the secret to peace in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 3:14And so, dear friends, while you are waiting for these things to happen, make every effort to live a pure and blameless life. And be at peace with God.

Romans 12:16Live in harmony with each other. Don’t try to act important, but enjoy the company of ordinary people. And don’t think you know it all!

Romans 12:18Do your part to live in peace with everyone, as much as possible.

Matthew 5:9God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called the children of God.

Mark 9:50Salt is good for seasoning. But if it loses its flavor, how do you make it salty again? You must have the qualities of salt among yourselves and live in peace with each other.”

Ephesians 4:3Always keep yourselves united in the Holy Spirit, and bind yourselves together with peace.

Hebrews 12:14Try to live in peace with everyone, and seek to live a clean and holy life, for those who are not holy will not see the Lord.

1 Peter 3:11Turn away from evil and do good. Work hard at living in peace with others.

Make peace a priority in your relationships—first with God, then with others, then with yourself. True peace does not come from passivity.