6705 peace, believers’experience of

6705 peace, believers’experience of

Peace is the birthright of every believer in all circumstances. It is found only in God and is maintained through having a close relationship with him.

Peace for believers in differing situations

In times of sickness, pressure and hardships Ps 41:1-3; Mt 11:28 See also Job 1:13-22; Job 2:7-10; Ac 16:22-25; 2Co 12:7-10; 2Ti 4:16-18

In times of death and grief Jn 14:1-3 See also Job 19:25-26; 2Ki 22:18-20; Isa 57:1-2; 1Th 4:13-18

The effects of peace for believers

Forgiveness Ac 7:60 See also Ro 12:17-19

Encouragement 2Co 1:3-6 See also Php 4:11-13

Health and healing Pr 14:30 See also Isa 57:18-19

Security Pr 1:33 See also Ac 27:21-26; Ro 8:28,35-39

Hope Ro 15:13 See also Ro 5:1-5

How believers maintain peace

Through remaining in Christ Jn 15:4-7 See also Jn 16:33; Ro 5:1-5

Through living by the Holy Spirit Ro 8:6 See also Ro 14:17-19; Gal 5:22

Through obedience to God’s word Jos 1:8-9 See also Ps 119:165-167

Through prayer and meditation Php 4:6-9 See also Ps 1:1-3; Isa 26:3; 1Ti 2:1-2

Final peace in death for believers

Isa 57:2; Rev 14:13 See also 2Ki 22:19-20; Lk 2:29

Hope of future peace for believers

Peace in heaven 1Pe 1:4 See also Jn 14:1-3; 1Th 4:13-14; Rev 7:9-17

Peace in God’s new creation Rev 21:1-4 See also Isa 11:6-9; Ro 8:18-23; Rev 22:3-5

See also

3251Holy Spirit, filling with
3254Holy Spirit, fruit of
4020life of faith
8102abiding in Christ
8117discipleship, benefits

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