Scriptural references for:
The Peace of God
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Scriptural references for:
The Peace of God

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Thus sayeth The Lord, "My Peace I give to you, not as the world gives do I  give you. Do not let your heart be troubled, or be afraid."
Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 14:27

The men of the world spend their lives searching for inner peace and they cannot find it.
We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, and behold trouble! Jeremiah 8:15

They buy cabins in the mountains, seashores or other places of solace, yet peace flees from them.   They take drugs and tranquilizers attempting to achieve inner peace, yet peace flees from them.
For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful matters against them that are quiet in the land. Psalms 35:20
The spoilers are come upon all high places through the wilderness: for the sword of the LORD shall devour from the one end of the land even to the other end of the land: no flesh shall have peace. Jeremiah 12:12

Inner Peace is a treasure of great value.
Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless. 2 Peter 3:14
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Galatians 5:22

The people of the world spend fortunes trying to attain it, yet it flees from them.   It is a gift from God, a fruit of His Spirit, a light that overcomes the darkness of anxiety.
For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape. 1 Thessalonians 5:3
For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. Romans 14:17

Come into God's presence and His Peace shall over shadow you.
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6