Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Old Testament verses

Exodus 14:14The Lord will fight for you; you have only to be still.
Numbers 6:24May the Lord bless you...and give you peace
Numbers 12:3Moses was more humble than anyone else....
Deuteronomy 17:16The king must not acquire great numbers of horses...
Joshua 24:12You did not (drive them out) by your own sword and bow
1 Samuel 2:9It is not by strength that one prevails;
1 Samuel 8:11The king will take your sons...and the Lord will not answer
1 Samuel 10:19You have rejected God...and asked for a king
1 Samuel 17:47It is not by sword or spear that the Lord saves;
1 Samuel 25:33May you be blessed...for keeping me from bloodshed/vengeance
1 Chronicles 22:8You have fought many wars...and are not to build a house for my Name, because you have shed much blood on the earth in my sight. But you will have a son who will be a man of peace
1 Chronicles 28:3You are not to build God's house because you are a warrior
Psalms 11:5The soul of the Lord hates...those who love violence
Psalms 17:4I have kept myself from the ways of the violent
Psalms 20:7Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God.
Psalms 33:16A king is not saved by his great army....
Psalms 34:14Turn from evil; do good; seek peace and pursue it
Psalms 35:20(The ungodly) make false accusations against those living quietly
Psalms 44:3It was not by their sword that they won their land....
Psalms 44:6My sword does not bring me victory...
Psalms 46:8He makes wars cease to the ends of the earth
Psalms 68:30Scatter the nations who delight in war.
Psalms 120:6Too long have I lived among those who hate peace. I am a man of peace; but when I speak, they are for war.
Psalms 140:1-2Protect me from the violent who...stir up wars continually
Psalms 146:3Do not put your trust in princes, who cannot save
Proverbs 13:2The unfaithful have a craving for violence.
Ecclesiastes 9:18Wisdom is better than weapons of war
Isaiah 9:6A child has been born...and he is named...Prince of Peace
Isaiah 31:1Woe to those who...rely on horses/chariots/horsemen
Isaiah 59:8The way of peace they do not know
Jeremiah 4:19I writhe in pain...I cannot keep silent...for I hear...the alarm of war.
Ezra 8:22I was ashamed to ask the king for soldiers to protect us
Hosea 1:7I will save...not by bow, sword, battle, horses, horsemen
Hosea 2:18Bow/sword/battle I will abolish from the land
Hosea 10:13Because you depend on warriors...you will be destroyed.
Hosea 11:9I am God not man; I will not come in wrath
Hosea 14:3Assyria cannot save us; we will not ride war-horses
Micah 4:3Nations will not train for war anymore.
Micah 5:2-5One who is to rule in Israel...shall be the one of peace.
Micah 5:10In that day...I will cut off your horses...and destroy your chariots.
Nahum 1:15Look!! The feet of one...who proclaims peace!!
Zechariah 4:6Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit

New Testament verses

*=teachings of Jesus
*Matthew 5:9Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God
*Matthew 5:38-42Do not resist one who is evil
*Matthew 5:43Love your enemies; pray for persecutors
*Matthew 26:52All who take the sword will perish by the sword
*Mark 9:50Be at peace with each other.
Luke 1:79(Jesus will) guide our feet into the path of peace.
*Luke 6:27Love your enemies; bless those who persecute you
*Luke 19:42If only you (Jerusalem) had known what would bring you peace
*Luke 22:51Jesus said, "No more of this!! (striking with the sword)"
*John 14:27Peace I leave with you...not as the world gives do I give...
*John 14:30The ruler of this world...has no hold on me
*John 16:2Anyone who kills you thinks he is offering service to God ...because they have not known the Father
*John 18:11Jesus said to Peter, "Put your sword into its sheath..."
*John 18:36If my kingdom were of this world...my servants would fight
*Acts 5:29We must obey God, rather than man.
*Romans 3:17 No one seeks God; the way of peace they do not know
*Romans 12:17Return no one evil for evil...live at peace with everyone
*Romans 12:21Overcome evil with good
*Romans 14:19Make every effort to do what leads to peace
*1 Corinthians 2:6-8The rulers of this age...come to nothing...do not understand
*1 Corinthians 7:15God has called us to live in peace.
*1 Corinthians 14:33God is not a god of disorder but of peace.
*2 Corinthians 10:3For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does.
*2 Corinthians 10:4The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world.
*Ephesians 2:17He preached peace to you who were far...and near
*Colossians 3:15Let the peace of Christ rule in your heart...
*1 Thessalonians 5:15Do not return evil for evil.
*2 Timothy 2:24The servant of the Lord must be gentle to all
*Hebrews 12:14Make every effort to live in peace with all men and be holy
*James 3:18Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest/righteousness.
*1 Peter 2:23...He (Jesus) did not retaliate...He made no threats
*1 Peter 3:8Do not return evil for evil.
*1 Peter 3:11Turn from evil; do good; seek peace; pursue it



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