Peace of God


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(Law) A term used in wills, indictments, etc., as denoting a state of peace and good conduct.
(Theol.) The peace of heart which is the gift of God.

See also: Peace, Peace

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John Rivers-- pure-lived, conscientious, zealous as he was--had not yet found that peace of God which passeth all understanding: he had no more found it, I thought, than had I with my concealed and racking regrets for my broken idol and lost elysium--regrets to which I have latterly avoided referring, but which possessed me and tyrannised over me ruthlessly.
Then came the moment of the final blessing, when the forever sublime words, "The peace of God, which passeth all understanding," seemed to blend with the calm afternoon sunshine that fell on the bowed heads of the congregation; and then the quiet rising, the mothers tying on the bonnets of the little maidens who had slept through the sermon, the fathers collecting the prayer-books, until all streamed out through the old archway into the green churchyard and began their neighbourly talk, their simple civilities, and their invitations to tea; for on a Sunday every one was ready to receive a guest--it was the day when all must be in their best clothes and their best humour.
Rather than succumb to anxiety regarding a future that has yet to be revealed, we listen to Paul, who bids us allow the peace of God to guard our hearts and minds.
Using Matthew 18:19 as the basis for her greeting cards, Janie Baer included in each faith agreement card a faith agreement aligned with the Word of God so believers use the Word of God to come into agreement and receive divine healthcare, favor, justice of God, heaven's assistance, kingdom manifestation, glory manifestation, kingdom financial increase, spiritual growth, peace of God, deliverance from fear, angelic assistance, God's hope, protection by the Blood of Christ, trust in The Blessing when you have lost a job, holding onto faith and many more power packed agreements according to the Word of God.
By living a life filled with love, charity, humility, hope, and love for God, one is assured of receiving the mercy and peace of God.
May the peace of God rest in your family and loved ones.
This need is for peace in my soul, that peace of God in Christ that is deep and holy and abiding.
Wherever you live and whatever holiday traditions you and your family follow, may the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
St Matthew 5, 7 IN Whittier's eloquent line - Where pity dwells, the peace of God is there.
All of this commendation and advice Paul subsumes in a promise beloved to generations of Christian preachers and their hearers as the concluding " Votum": "And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus" (v.
And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus" writes St.
And may the peace of God be with each and every one of us as we enter a New Year.