Bible Verses about Peace

In these Bible verses about peace we can discover what part peace plays in a Christian’s life in both their relationship with God and their relationships with other people.

Often people long for peace, but it can seem so distant at times. How do we find true peace and what is its primary source? When examining the Scripture passages about peace, we gain valuable insight that enables us to answer these questions with certainty.

These Scriptures on Peace are excellent verses for personal reflection, comfort, or study. They can also be used to encourage others who may need to read them.

20 Bible Verses about Peace



“And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” [English Standard Version, Philippians 4:7]


“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” [John 14:27]


“Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.” [Romans 5:1]


“Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.” [2 Corinthians 13:11]


“Peace be to the brothers, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” [Ephesians 6:23]


“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” [John 16:33]


“May the God of peace be with you all. Amen.” [Romans 15:33]


“to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.” [Luke 1:79]


“For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace” [Romans 8:6]


“Salt is good, but if the salt has lost its saltiness, how will you make it salty again? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.” [Mark 9:50]


“And a harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace” [James 3:18]


“Greet one another with the kiss of love. Peace to all of you who are in Christ.” [1 Peter 5:14]


“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace” [Isaiah 9:6]


“So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.” [Romans 14:19]


“Do you think that I have come to give peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division.” [Luke 12:51]


“Let me hear what God the LORD will speak, for he will speak peace to his people, to his saints; but let them not turn back to folly.” [Psalms 85:8]


“There is no peace,” says my God, “for the wicked.”” [Isaiah 57:21]


“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” [Matthew 5:9]


“For God is not a God of confusion but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints,” [1 Corinthians 14:33]


“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!” [Luke 2:14]

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What Does the Bible teach us about Peace?

These Bible verses about peace specifically identify God as the God of peace and Jesus is referred to as the Prince of Peace. When Jesus came into the world, he brought peace between man and God through his work on the cross.

We understand from these Bible quotes that the source of peace is God himself and that we can find inner peace through the Holy Spirit who indwells us. When we seek out the spiritual and deny the sins of the flesh, we enter more into that true godly peace that is so much different than that offered by the world.

I spent much of my life seeking peace through things of the world, only to learn later in life of that pure peace that is found in God.

As Christians, we are also instructed to be at peace with one another and not argue and divide over insignificant issues. We should struggle to make peace wherever possible, knowing that the peacemakers are the true children of God.

Share these Scriptures about peace with your friends and family. Spread the word of God, and help spread peace as well.

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