War and Peace

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We are at war in our minds between the past and the present, the old and the new, the world and the kingdom. How do reconcile this predicament.

7999. MAlÎv shalam, shaw-lam´; a primitive root; to be safe (in mind, body or estate); figuratively, to be (causatively, make) completed; by implication, to be friendly; by extension, to reciprocate (in various applications

Heb. 13:20 ¶ Now the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep through the blood of the eternal covenant, even Jesus our Lord,
Heb. 13:21 equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

Heb. 9:16 For where a covenant is, there must of necessity be the death of the one who made it.  17 For a covenant [new] is valid only when men are dead, for it is never in force while the one who made it lives. To die for sins and to establish the covenant.

1Pet. 1:21 who through Him are believers in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God. [relationship resulting in deeds]

Luke 2:14 “Glory to God in the highest,
         And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased.”

1Pet. 2:25 For you were continually straying like sheep, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.

2Th. 3:16   Now may the Lord of peace Himself continually grant you peace in every circumstance. The Lord be with you all!

Heb. 7:2 to whom also Abraham apportioned a tenth part of all the spoils, was first of all, by the translation of his name, king of righteousness, and then also king of Salem, which is king of peace. Jesus

Eph 2:14 For He Himself is our peace [For he is our peace. Jesus Christ has died for both Jews and Gentiles, and has become a peace-offering, MwlC shalom, to reconcile both to God and to each other.], who made both groups into one and broke down the  barrier of the dividing wall,

Eph. 2:14  ¶ For Christ himself has brought peace to us. He united Jews and Gentiles into one people when, in his own body on the cross, he broke down the wall of hostility that separated us.

Eph. 2:15 He did this by ending the system of law with its commandments and regulations [sacrifices, offering and other routine rules, eg birds]. He made peace between Jews and Gentiles by creating in himself one new people from the two groups.

15  by abolishing in His flesh the enmity, which is  the Law of commandments contained in ordinances, so that in Himself He mightmake the two into one new man, thus establishing peace,  16 and might reconcile them both in one body to God through the cross,  by it having put to death the enmity.  17 AND HE CAME AND PREACHED PEACE TO YOU WHO WERE FAR AWAY, AND PEACE TO THOSE WHO WERE NEAR;  18 for through Him we both have our access in one Spirit to the Father.  19 So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the  saints, and are of God’s household,
20 having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone21 in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord,  22 in whom you also are being built together into a dwelling of God in the Spirit.

1Tim. 1:17 Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.

peace comes from our relation with Our Father.

1Tim. 1:17 Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.

2Th. 3:16   Now may the Lord of peace Himself continually grant you peace in every circumstance. The Lord be with you all!

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