Category Archives: peace

it snowed on Zalmon

it snowed on Zalmon Psalm 68:11-14 (JDV) Psalm 68:11 The Lord gave the command; a great army of women brought the good news: Psalm 68:12 “The kings of the armies flee – they flee!” She who stays at home divides … Continue reading

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his joy signs

his joy signs Psalm 65:4-8 (JDV) Psalm 65:4 How fortunate is the one you choose and bring near to live in your courts! We will be satisfied with the goodness of your house, the holiness of your temple. Psalm 65:5 … Continue reading

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the wars he is ending

the wars he is ending Psalm 46:8-9 (JDV) Psalm 46:8 Come, really see the actions of Yahveh, who is “bringing devastation on the land.” Psalm 46:9 He makes wars cease throughout the land. He shatters bows and cuts spears to … Continue reading

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his ever-flowing presence

his ever-flowing presence Psalm 46:4-6 (JDV) Psalm 46:4 There is a river – its streams delight the city of God, the holy dwelling places of the Most High. Psalm 46:5 God is within her; she will not be shaken. God … Continue reading

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unlocking joy

unlocking joy Philippians 4:4-9 (JDV) Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Philippians 4:5 Let your restraint be known to every human. The Lord is near. Philippians 4:6 Don’t worry about anything, but in … Continue reading

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faith and reality

faith and reality Deuteronomy 29:19-21 (JDV) Deuteronomy 29:19 When someone hears the words of this oath, he may celebrate himself, and this is what he says: ‘I will have peace even though I follow my own stubborn heart.’ This will … Continue reading

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first seek peace

first seek peace Deuteronomy 20:10-14 (JDV) Deuteronomy 20:10 “When you approach a city to fight against it, make an offer of peace. Deuteronomy 20:11 If it answers your offer of peace and opens its gates to you, all the people … Continue reading

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resources, not enemies

  Deuteronomy 2:6-8 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:6 You may purchase food from them, so that you may eat, and buy water from them to drink. Deuteronomy 2:7 You see, Yahveh your God has empowered you in all the work of your … Continue reading

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erasing the divide

Ephesians 2:16-18 (JDV) Ephesians 2:16 and so that he might reconcile both to God with one body through the cross, killing the hostility. Ephesians 2:17 He came and proclaimed the good news of peace to you who were far away … Continue reading

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fruit of the Breath

Galatians 5:22-26 (JDV) Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Breath is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, Galatians 5:23 gentleness, and self-mastery. There is no law against such things. Galatians 5:24 But those who belong to Christ Jesus … Continue reading

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