Peace is often sought but not always found in this chaotic world we inhabit today. In order to live peacefully, both internally and externally, we need a foundation of faith and appreciation. Throughout history, Christians have turned to the Word of God as providing this foundation of faith. Scripture reminds us what we have to be thankful for and what truly matters, as we frequently forget. In gratitude of this, here we have gathered 20 Bible verses for finding peace.
May this collection of peaceful scripture quotes help you remember God’s grace and the wonderful gifts of life.
Top 20 Bible Verses for Finding Peace
2 Thessalonians 3:16 ESV
Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all.
John 16:33 ESV
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."
Philippians 4:6 ESV
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
Isaiah 26:3 ESV
You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.
Matthew 5:9 ESV
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.
1 Peter 5:7 ESV
Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
Romans 12:18 ESV
If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.
1 Peter 3:11 ESV
Let him turn away from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it.
Romans 15:13 ESV
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
Hebrews 12:14 ESV
Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.
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Bible Verses for Finding Peace: Serene Scripture Quotes
1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV
Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
Psalm 4:8 ESV
In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.
Isaiah 12:2 ESV
"Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation."
1 Corinthians 14:33 ESV
For God is not a God of confusion but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints,
Proverbs 12:20 ESV
Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, but those who plan peace have joy.
Galatians 5:22 ESV
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
1 Peter 3:9-11 ESV
Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing. For "Whoever desires to love life and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit; let him turn away from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it.
Proverbs 16:7 ESV
When a man’s ways please the Lord, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Colossians 3:15 ESV
And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.
Romans 8:6 ESV
For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.
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Written by: Brannon Deibert
Published: August 23, 2018