Bible & Inspirational Quotes
I will both lay me
down in peace, and sleep: for
thou, Lord, only makest me dwell
The LORD is my shepherd; I
shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green
pastures: he leadeth me beside the
He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of
righteousness for his name's sake.
The Lord will give
strength unto his people; the Lord
will bless his people with peace.
Depart from evil, and do
good; seek peace, and pursue it.
But the meek shall inherit
the earth; and shall delight
themselves in the abundance of
The steps of a good man are
ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall
not be utterly cast down: for the
LORD upholdeth him with his hand.
perfect man, and behold the
upright: for the end of that man
For a day in thy courts is better
than a thousand. I had rather be a
doorkeeper in the house of my God,
than to dwell in the tents of
wickedness. For the LORD God is a
sun and shield: the LORD will give
grace and glory: no good thing
will he withhold from them that
walk uprightly. O LORD of hosts,
blessed is the man that trusteth
For he is our God; and we are the
people of his pasture, and the
sheep of his hand.
Great peace have they which
love thy law: and nothing shall
My son, forget not my law;
but let thine heart keep my
commandments: For length of days, and
long life, and peace, shall they
add to thee.
To every thing there is
a season, and a time to every
purpose under the heaven
... A time to love, and a
time to hate; a time of war, and a
time of peace.
The people that walked in
darkness have seen a great light:
they that dwell in the land of the
shadow of death, upon them hath
the light shined ... For unto us a child is
born, unto us a son is given: and
the government shall be upon his
shoulder: and his name shall be
called Wonderful, Counsellor, The
mighty God, The everlasting
Father, The Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his
government and peace there shall
be no end, upon the throne of
David, and upon his kingdom, to
order it, and to establish it with
judgment and with justice from
henceforth even for ever. The zeal
of the LORD of hosts will perform
The wolf also shall dwell
with the lamb, and the leopard
shall lie down with the kid; and
the calf and the young lion and
the fatling together; and a little
child shall lead them. And the cow and the bear
shall feed; their young ones shall
lie down together: and the lion
shall eat straw like the ox. And the sucking child shall
play on the hole of the asp, and
the weaned child shall put his
hand on the cockatrice' den. They shall not hurt nor
destroy in all my holy mountain:
for the earth shall be full of the
knowledge of the LORD, as the
waters cover the sea.
Thou wilt keep him
in perfect peace, whose mind is
stayed on thee: because he
trusteth in thee.
But he was wounded for our
transgressions, he was
bruised for our iniquities: the
chastisement of our peace was
upon him; and with his stripes we
For ye shall go out with
joy, and be led forth with peace:
the mountains and the hills shall
break forth before you into
singing, and all the trees of the
field shall clap their hands.
Blessed are the
peacemakers: for they shall be
called the children of God.
Peace, I leave with
you, my peace I give unto you: not
as the world giveth, give I unto
you. Let not your heart be
troubled, neither let it be
justified by faith, we have peace
with God through our Lord Jesus
For to be carnally minded
is death; but to be spiritually
minded is life and peace.
Inspirational Quotes from Famous People
One day we must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal we seek, but that it is a means by which we arrive at that goal. We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means.
--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Many a happiness in life, as many a disaster, can be due to chance, but the peace within us can never be governed by chance.
- Maurice Maeterlinck
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
- Benedict Spinoza
I was much distressed by next door people who had twin babies and played the violin; but one of the twins died, and the other has eaten the fiddle, so all is peace.
- Edward Lear
Peace, like charity, begins at home.
--Franklin D. Roosevelt
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
Permanent good can never be the outcome of untruth and violence.
It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.
--John F. Kennedy 1917-1963, Thirty-fifth President of the USA
In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.
--Herodotus Greek, Historian Quotes 7
References and notes
The above Bible Promises are from the following books:
1. The Bible Promise Book Barbour Publishing, Inc
2. Promise of the Psalms Compiled by Ellen W. Caughey Barbour Publishing, Inc
3. My Little Book of Promise - Christian Art Gifts
4. Dictionary.com - http://dictionary.reference.com
5. Peace - http://en.bibleinfo.com/topics/topic.html?id=211
6. Teachings about Peace - http://www.thirdway.com/peace/?S=1&P_ID=2
7. Meditation and Peace - http://www.google.com.au/search?q=cache:01SVPCcnqtEJ:www.christianmeditationaustralia.org/Talks/Fr%2520Frank%2520Gerry%2520%2520-%2520Meditation%2520and%2520Peace.pdf+%22jesus+and+peace%22&hl=en
8. Famous Quotes - http://home.att.net/~quotations/peace.html