Peace – Week 2 of Advent Dec. 6th– Dec. 12th, 2020
Bible Verses about Peace – Comforting Scripture Quotes
The Bible is filled with verses that can bring peace in the middle of struggles, worries, and fear. If we ask God, He promises us HIS peace “that passes all understanding”! When we take time to step back from the pressure of life and come into the presence of God, He is able to speak promises of hope and comfort over our circumstances. Use the Bible verses about peace below for meditation when you feel overwhelmed and do not know the next step to take.
The best thing you can do when you are filled with anxiety and worry is to find a quiet place to pray, read Scripture, and listen to encouraging worship music. God wants you to have a life lived to the fullest and that includes being at peace. You experience the peace of God when you come to Him in humility and accept the blessings He wants for you through Jesus Christ. For further spiritual growth help, use these prayers for peace of mind to calm your anxiety and stress.
Sunday, December 6, 2020 – Gifts of the Spirit
Suggestion – ask God for his gifts – give thanks when you recognize that you have received and exercised those gifts.
Galatians 5:22 – But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness and self control.
Monday, December 7, 2020 – Persevere in the presence of God.
Suggestion – grow confident in your faith – read / pray / meditate /give thanks. Go for a walk and get some fresh air; ask a friend to join you in a walk. Perhaps read the 23rd Psalm.
Psalm 119:165 – Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 – Connect with others
Suggestion – develop your trust in God, and this, too, will give you peace. Spend time with a friend (via telephone, facetime, zoom) who has a calming influence. You too can bring peace to others.
John 14:27 – Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 – Soul Booster
Suggestion – Trust God to give you the strength and peace everyday and your day will feel so much lighter. Turn off the news. Listen to inspiring music.
Psalm 29:11 – The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace.
Thursday, December 10, 2020 – Forgiveness brings Peace
Suggestion – is there someone in your life who needs your forgiveness? If it is not possible to connect with them, ask God to forgive you and them for actions and deeds which caused the rift.
Hebrew 12:14 – Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.
Friday, December 11, 2020 – Reach out to others in simple ways
Suggestion – When you have an opportunity to be a peacemaker, do it. Be the light in someone’s life.
Matthew 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.
Saturday, December 12, 2020 – Focus on Godly wisdom
James 3:18 – Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.
P – is for perseverance with patience in the presence of God
E – is for empathy towards others with God’s help
A – is for ability – beyond our dreams
C – is for calm – in the days of Covid, find your calm place/space
E – is for enjoyment – relationships / trust in God and achieving Peace
through these difficult days.