‘the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus… whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.‘ Philippians 4:7-8
Peace – Inner Contentment, Serenity, Harmony, Freedom
A state or relationship of concord, tranquil; content, keep silent: keep the peace, maintain order; make one’s peace with, become reconciled with, make peace.
‘Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.’ Matthew 5:9
‘For though I be absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your order, and the stedfastness of your faith in Christ.’ Colossians 2:5
Contentment – state of being content, satisfaction, ease of mind.
‘Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.’ Hebrews 13:5
‘And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the LORD your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed.’ Joel 2:26
‘For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.’ 2 Timothy 1:7
Serenity – calm, clear; fair; clear or tranquil expanse of sea or sky
‘He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still’. Psalm 107:29
‘he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.’ Matthew 8:26
‘Be still, and know that I am God:… I will be exalted in the earth.’ Psalm 46:10
Harmony – the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole: the state of being in agreement or concord: air of tranquility
‘Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. ‘Philippians 2:2
‘If thy whole body therefore be full of light, having no part dark, the whole shall be full of light, as when the bright shining of a candle doth give thee light.’ Luke 11:36
‘the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.’ 1 Thessalonians 5:23
‘Grace be with you, mercy, and peace, from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love,’ 2 John 1:3
Freedom – The condition of being free of restraints, etc. Liberty of the person from slavery, detention, or oppression.
‘suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one’s bands were loosed.’ Acts 16:26
A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. John 13:34