Perfect, yet it groweth, deeper all the way. We have not exhausted the possibilities. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world. Jeremiah 30:5 "For thus says the LORD, 'I have heard a sound of terror, Of dread, and there is no peace. Another version of the story - One morning in 1875 Canon Gibbon of Harrogate preached from the text: `Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee.' It is interesting to note that Chara (Grace) and Eirene (Peace ~ "Irene") both became very common Christian names in the Church." 18 Then my people will live in a peaceful habitation, And in secure dwellings and in undisturbed resting places; Peace, peace to him who is far and to him who is near," Says the LORD, "and I will heal him." Walk by faith, not sight! (2 Cor 5:7). (Isa 53:5). Find more words! 1 Chronicles 4:40 They found rich and good pasture, and the land was broad and quiet and peaceful; for those who lived there formerly were Hamites. I cannot choose, I all resign; It was used of the serenity which a county enjoyed under the just and beneficent government of a good emperor; and it was used of the good order of a town or village. With joy their faces shine. An aqueduct bringing water from without would be at the mercy of the enemy. Colossians 1:2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. (Isa 9:6-note). Eirene can convey the sense of an inner rest, well being and harmony. Then they will know that I am the LORD, when I have broken the bars of their yoke and have delivered them from the hand of those who enslaved them. "Take up, and read." Let each of them return to his house in peace.'" Read about Mrs Winchester (wife of the famous gun company owner) and her desperate, vain search for peaces by endlessly building on the Winchester Mansion. 1 Corinthians 14:33 for God is not a God of confusion but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints. ", Wuest further explains that the peace of God which Peter prays for is "sanctifying peace, that state of untroubled, undisturbed tranquility and well being produced in the heart of the yielded saint by the Holy Spirit (Gal 5:22-note). It is well, with my soul, And she said, "It will be well." (Php 4:6, 7, 8, 9-notes; Ps119:165-note; Pr 3:13, 14, 15, 16, 17), [Ed: Peace rules the day when Christ rules the mind. - Matthew Henry, The peace of God is that eternal calm which lies far too deep in the praying, trusting soul to be reached by any external disturbances. Only as you experience peace within yourself can you share it with others. It is not possible to have too much grace and peace. A REAL LIFE ILLUSTRATION OF "PEACE" - Jim Walton was translating the NT for the Muinane people of La Sabana in the jungles of Colombia. 16 along with the prophets of Israel who prophesy to Jerusalem, and who see visions of peace for her when there is no peace,' declares the Lord GOD.