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December 23, 2014

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Portraits of peace for Christmas

by Dave Malnes

The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace. (Ps. 29:11)

The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace. (Ps. 29:11)

I will listen to what the LORD will say; he promises peace to his people, his saints - but let them not return to folly." (Ps. 85:8)

I will listen to what the LORD will say; he promises peace to his people, his saints – but let them not return to folly.” (Ps. 85:8)

"LORD, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us."    (Is. 26:12)

“LORD, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us.” (Is. 26:12)

"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. (Is. 9:6)

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. (Is. 9:6)

"Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken not my covenant of peace be removed," says the LORD, who has compassion on you." Is 54:10

“Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken not my covenant of peace be removed, says the LORD, who has compassion on you.” Is 54:10

 

Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ." Rom. 5:1)

Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.” Rom. 5:1)

"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests. (Luke 2:140

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests. (Luke 2:140

"You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands." (Is. 55:12)

“You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands.” (Is. 55:12)

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." (Romans 15:13)

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” (Romans 15:13)

"Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance." Jude 1:2

“Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance.” Jude 1:2

Peace comes with the joyous confidence that God is in charge.

 

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  1. Jan 3 2015

    Just lovely. I find that landscapes often speak to me of God.

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