A CrossRoads Christmas: Practical PeaceDecember 5, 2021
Shalom: Completeness, wholeness, health, peace, welfare, safety, soundness, tranquility, prosperity, perfectness, fullness, rest, harmony, the absence of agitation and discord.
John 16:32 NIV (Jesus said)
“A time is coming and in fact has come when you will be scattered, each to
your own home. You will leave me all alone. Yet I am not alone, for my
Father is with me.
John 16:33 NIV
“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.”
Colossians 1:19-20 NIV
For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him (Jesus), and
through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or
things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross.
John 14:25-26 NIV
“All this I have spoken while still with you. But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit,
whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will
remind you of everything I have said to you.
John 14:25-27 NIV
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.
Galatians 5:22-23a NIV
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness,
goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.
Psalm 4:8 NIV
In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in
Isaiah 26:3 NIV
You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because
they trust in you.
Isaiah 32:17 NIV
The fruit of that righteousness will be peace; its effect will be quietness and
Philippians 4:6-7 NIV
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and
petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of
God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your
minds in Christ Jesus.