If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. In this study, we will examine the this command and translate it into practical application for our daily lives.
Hebrews 12:14 – Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. In this study, we will explore the idea of peace and holiness being attributes that we need to pursue.
Isaiah 54:13 – All your children will be taught by the Lord, and great will be their peace. In this study we will examine the nature of this promise of peace and glory, from the direction of the cross-generational.
Psalm 3:5 – I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the Lord sustains me. In this study we will examine the nature of sleeping and God’s role in ensuring that we are able to rest.
John 16:33 – I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. In this study, we will examine how this verse can be comforted and still have peace even in bad times.
Hebrews 12:11 – No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. In this study we will look at the connotations beyond discipline and grasp the promise embedded within the verse.
3 John 1:15 – Peace be to you. The friends greet you. Greet the friends, each by name. On top of addressing the inconsistency in the numbering of this verse across the versions, we will also look at the value of a personal relationship that the apostles had with their brothers and sisters in Christ.
2 Timothy 2:22 – Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. In this study we will examine what are the evil desires of youth that we should flee from and what are the things we should pursue.
Isaiah 9:6 – 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, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. In this study we will consider the roles of the Messiah as listed by Isaiah, on top of a little off-topic look at King Hezekiah.
Isaiah 26:3 – You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you. In this study, we will examine the concept of Christian peace, and in the context of this verse, perfect peace, and how it is related to the very fundamental act of trusting in the Lord.
Isaiah 53:5 – But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. It was a prophecy that comforted the people in a time of immense suffering, but today, after the prophecy is fulfilled, we can still look back on this verse and marvel at the Messiah.