peace

Peace

“And the peace of God that is better than anything the mind can comprehend will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:7) In this world of chaos “with devils filled,” how often we yearn for this peace but find it fleeting. Yet, the answer is not to doubt God’s promises, but […]

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Grace and Peace to you…

“Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” (Philippians 1:2) When you greet others who are Christians, how do you greet them? Do you have a sincere wish for them that God would give them grace and peace or do you greet them begrudgingly, perhaps because of something that […]

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Peace be with You

“May there be peace within your walls— peace in your palace. On account of my brothers and of my companions, I will now say, ‘Peace be with you.’” (Psalm 122:7-8) Indeed, how important the blessing of peace is.  We have already discussed the value of peace in connection to freedom from one’s enemies—the ultimate peace […]

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Jude’s Greeting

Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ, brother of James, to those who have been loved in God the father, and who have been guarded and called for Jesus Christ:  May mercy be to you and may peace and love be multiplied.” (Jude 1-2)   As mentioned earlier, Jude identifies himself not as Jesus’ half-brother, but […]

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