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Matt. v. 25. Agree with thine adversary quickly.

Mark ix. 50. Have peace one with another.

Rom. xii. 18. If it be possible, as much as lieth in you live peaceably with all men.

xiv. 19. Let us follow after the things which make for peace.

1 Cor vii. 3. God hath called us to peace.

2 Cor. xiii. 11. Live in peace, and the God of all peace shall be

with you.

Eph. iv. 3. Keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. Col. iii. 15. Let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which ye are called in one body, and be ye thankful.

1 Thess. v. 13. Be at peace among yourselves.

2 Tim. ii. 22. Follow after righteousness, faith, charity, peace with them that call on the Lord, out of a pure heart.

Heb. xii. 14. Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord.

XXIV. Motives to peace among Christians. John xiv.27. Jesus said, Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you. Luke xxiv. 36. Rom. x. 15. How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace? Isa. lii. 7. Nah. i. 15. Eph. vi. 15.

xiv. 17. The kingdom of God is not meat and drink, but righteousness and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

xv. 33. The God of peace be with you. 2 Cor. xiii. 11. Phil. iv. 9.
xvi. 20. The God of peace shali bruise Satan under your feet
1 Cor. xiv. 33. God is not the author of confusion, but of peace.
Eph. vi. 15. The gospel is the gospel of peace.

Thess. v. 23. The very God of peace sanctify you wholly.
Heb. xiii. 20. The God of peace make you perfect.
Gal. v. 22. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace.

James iii. 17. The wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, &c.

XXV. Peace prayed for, as a desirable gift of God. Numb. vi. 26. The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace. Ps. cxxii. 6. Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Ver. 7, 8. Jer. xxix. 7. Seek the peace of the city where I have caused you to be carried away captive, and pray unto the Lord for it.

Luke x. 5. Jesus said, into whatsoever house ye enter first, say peace be to this house.

Ver. 6. If the son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon it, if not, it shall turn to you again. Matt. x. 13.

Rom. i. 7. Grace to you, and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Cor. i. 3. 2 Cor. i. 2. Gal. i. 3. Eph. i. 2. &c. xv. 13. The God of hope fill you with joy and peace in believing, Gal. vi. 16. As many as walk according to this rule, peace be upon them, and mercy, and upon the Israel of God.

Eph. vi. 23. Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith from God the Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Phil. iv. 6. In every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

Ver. 7. And the peace of God which passeth all understanding shall keep your hearts and minds through Jesus Christ.

2 Thess. iii. 16. Now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always, by all means. The Lord be with you all.

1 Pet. i. 2. Grace to you, and peace be multipled. Ver. 3. John v. 14. Peace be with all that are in Christ Jesus. Amen. Rev. i. 4. Grace be unto you, and peace from him which is, and which was, and which is to come, and from the seven Spirits which are before the throne.

XXVI. Peace the gift of God, promises and instances thereof. Lev. xxvi. 36. If ye will walk in my statutes, I will give peace in your land. Isa. xlviii. 18.

2 Kings xx. 19. Hezekiah said unto Isaiah, good is the word of the Lord, which thou hast spoken. And he said, is it not good if peace. and truth be in my days?

1 Chron. xxii. 9. The Lord said, I will give peace and quietness unto Israel in Solomon's days.

Job v. 23. The beasts of the field shall be at peace with thee. Ver. 24. Thou shalt know that thy tabernacle shall be in peace. Ps. xxxvii. 11. The meek shall inherit the earth, and shall delight themselves in abundance of peace.

lv. 18. He hath delivered my soul in peace from battle that was against me.

Prov. xvi. 17. When a man's ways please the Lord, he maketh his enemies to be at peace with him.

Isa. xlv. 7. I form light, and I create darkness, I make peace and I create evil, I the Lord do all these things. Ch. lvii. 19.

XXVII. Peace with God is the blessed reward of the righteous or good man.

Job xxii. 21. Acquaint now thyself with God, and be at peace. xxxvii. 17. Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright, for the end of that man is peace.

Ps. cxix. 165. Great peace have they that love thy law.

Prov. iii. 17. Wisdom's ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.

xxvi. 3. Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee, because he trusteth in thee.

İsa. xxvii. 5. Let him take hold of my strength that he may make peace with me, and he shall make peace with me.

xxxii. 17. The work of righteousness shall be peace, and the effect of righteousness, quietness, and assurance for ever.

Ivii. 2. He shall enter into peace, they shall rest in their beds each one walking in his uprightness.

Rom. ii. 10. Glory, honour, and peace to every one that worketh good.

viii. 6. To be spiritually minded is life and peace.

2 Pet. iii. 14. Be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace without spot and blameless.

XXVIII. Peace promised to the church of God. Ps. xxix. 11. The Lord will bless his people with peace. Ps. Ixxxv. 8, 10.

Ixxii. 3. The mountains shall bring peace to the people. Ver. 7. cxxv. 5. Peace shall be upon Israel. Ps. cxxviii. 6.

cxlvii. 14. He maketh peace in thy borders, (Job xxv. 2.) He maketh peace in his high places. See Ps. 46.

Isa. ii. 4. They shall beat their swords to plough-shares, and their spears into pruning-hooks. Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

xi. 6. The wolf 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.

Ver. 9. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain. Ver. 7, 8, 13.

xxvi. 12. Lord, thou wilt ordain peace for us.

xxxii. 18. My people shall dwell in a peaceable habitation, and in sure dwellings, and in quiet resting-places.

liv. 10. The mountains shall depart and the hills be removed, but my kindness shall not depart from thee, nor my covenant of peace be removed.

Ver. 13. All thy children shall be taught of God, and great shall be the peace of thy children.

Iv. 12. Ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace.

1x. 17. I will make thine officers peace, and thine exactors righte


Ixvi. 12. Thus saith the Lord, behold I will extend peace to her like a river.

Jer. xxxiii. 6. I will reveal unto them abundance of peace and truth.

Ezek. xxxiv. 25. I will make with them a covenant of peace, and they shall dwell safely and sleep in the woods. Ch. xxvii. 26.

Hag. ii. 9. In this place will I give peace, saith the Lord of hosts. Zech. vi. 13. The council of peace shall be between them.


XXIX. Unity. Ps. cxxxiii. 1. Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.

Amos iii. 3. Can two walk together except they be agreed.
John xvii. 20. Jesus said, I pray for those that shall believe on me.
Ver. 21. That they all may be one. Ver. 22, 23.

Acts iv. 32. The multitude that believed were of one heart.

Rom. xv. 5. Be like minded one toward another.

1 Cor. i. 10. Be perfectly joined together in the same mind, and in the same judgment.

2 Cor. xiii. 11. Be of one mind.

Gal. v. 15. If ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another.

Phil. i. 27. Let us stand fast in one Spirit.


XXX. Honouring one another. Lev. xix. 32. Thou shalt honour the face of the old man.

Ps. xv. 4. The righteous honoureth them that fear the Lord." Rom. xii. 10. Be kindly affectioned, in honour preferring one another.

Rom. xiii. 7. Render honour to whom honour is due.

Phil. ii. 3. In lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than themselves.

1 Tim. v. 3. Honour widows that are widows indeed.

vi. 1. Let servants count their masters worthy of all honour.

1 Pet. ii. 17. Honour all men. Fear God. Honour the king. See Luke xiv. 8.


XXXI. Despising others. Prov. xi. 12. He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour.

xiv. 21. He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth.

Luke xviii. 9. Jesus spake a parable to certain that trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others.

1 Tim. vi. 2. Servants that have believing masters, let them not despise them.

2 Tim. iii. 1. Perilous times shall come.

Ver. 3. Men shall be lovers of their ownselves, and despisers of those that are good.

James ii. 5. Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith.

Ver. 6. But ye have despised the poor.


XXXII. Strife forbidden to the godly, and to be avoided by them. Gen. xiii. 6. Abraham said unto Lot, let there be no strife, I pray thee, between thee and me, for we be brethren. Ver. 9.

Prov. iii. 30. Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.

xx. 3. It is an honour for a man to cease from strife, but every fool will be meddling.

xxii. 10. Cast out the scorner and contention shall go out, yea strife and reproach shall cease.

xxv. 8. Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof.

xxvi. 17. He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife, belonging not to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.

Ver. 20. Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out, so where there is no tale bearer, the strife ceaseth.

Ver. 21. As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire, so is a contentious man to kindle strife.

Matt. xii. 19. My servant (i. e. Christ) shall not strive nor cry, neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets. Isa. xlii. 1.

Rom. xiii. 13. Let us walk honestly, as in the day-not in strife and envying.

1 Cor. iii. 3. Whereas there is among you envying and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal and walk as men?

Ver. 4. While one saith, I am of Paul, and another I am of Apollos, are ye not carnal.

2 Cor. xii. 20. I fear lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults.

Gal. v. 20. The works of the flesh are wrath, strife.

Phil. ii. 3. Let nothing be done through strife or vain glory. 1 Tim. vi. 4. Proud, knowing nothing, but doting about strifes of words whereof cometh envy, strife, railing, evil surmisings, &c. 2 Tim. ii. 23. Foolish and unlearned questions avoid, they do gender strifes.

Ver. 24. And the servant of the Lord must not strive. Ver. 14. iii. 9.

Heb. vi. 16. An oath for the confirmation of truth, is an end of strife.

James iii. 14. If ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

Ver. 15. This wisdom is earthly, sensual, devilish.

Ver. 16. For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.


XXXIII. Fightings, quarrels. Mark vi. 18. John said to Herod, it is not lawful for thee to have thy brother's wife.

Ver. 19. Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him.

2 Cor. vii. 5. Without were fightings, within were fears.

Col. iii. 13. If any man have a quarrel against any, even as Christ forgave you, so do ye.

James iv. 1. From whence come wars and fightings among you? Come they not hence? even of your lusts that war in your members.


XXXIV. Divisions forbidden. Judg. v. 15. For the divisions of Reuben there were great thoughts of heart.

Ver. 16. For the divisions of Reuben were great searchings of heart.

Matt. xii. 25. Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand.

Rom. xvi. 17. Mark them which cause divisions, and avoid them. 1 Cor. i. 10. Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you, but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.

iii. 3. Whereas there is among you envying and strife and divisions, are ye not carnal and walk as men? Ch. xi. 18.

xii. 25. There should be no schism in the body, the members should have the same care one of another.


XXXV. Offences forbidden. Isa. xi. 13. Judah shall not vex Ephraim. Matt. xvii. 25. Jesus said to Peter, of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? of their own children or of strangers?

Ver. 26. Peter said unto him, of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, then are the children free.

Ver. 27. Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to

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