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Bible Verses About Peace of Mind

Posted on Sunday, August 27, 2023
by AMAC, D.J. Wilson
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Peace of mind defined

Having “peace of mind” refers to feeling calm and at ease. It means that individuals are in an untroubled and content state. A busy brain becomes still and calm, and anxiety ceases. Many people seek divine knowledge and solace in Bible verses about peace of mind.

Peace offers benefits 

People who are at ease, or have peace of mind, tend to be happier than those who dwell in stress. There are many causes of stress to include relationship issues, financial problems, and health concerns as examples.

Tension taxes the body. Thus, a reduction in stress is beneficial for the body, mind, and soul. It reduces anxiousness and worried thoughts, both of which are detrimental. Peace of mind allows for better concentration and focus, increasing clarity, strength, and productivity, and the ability to problem solve.

For many, faith and faith-based beliefs are major contributors to inner peace.

The peace/Bible connection

During difficult phases in life, folks frequently seek wisdom from the Bible. There are many comforting Bible verses related to peace and those who put their faith and trust in God. Here are some examples from Psalms, a book of the Old Testament.

  • In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. – Psalm 4:8
  • The Lord gives strength to his people, and the Lord blesses his people with peace. – Psalm 29:11
  • In his days may the righteous flourish, and peace abound, till the moon be no more. – Psalm 72:7
  • Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. – Psalm 119:165

In both the New and Old Testament, the Bible shares the importance of peace in people’s lives. Peace has connections to wonderous effects like calmness, joy, hope, righteousness, strength, and trust.

  • Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. – Matthew 11:28
  • 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. – Romans 15:13
  • And he said, ‘O man greatly loved, fear not, peace be with you; be strong and of good courage.’ And as he spoke to me, I was strengthened and said, ‘Let my lord speak, for you have strengthened me.’ – Daniel 10:19
  • And the effect of righteousness will be peace, and the result of righteousness, quietness and trust forever. Isaiah 32:17
  • But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, and faithfulness. – Galatians 5:22

Faith can move mountains

Matthew 17:20-21 shares, Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing is impossible for you. Jesus provided this example not to say that we can physically move mountains, but we can do mighty things through faith. This Includes gaining peace of mind.

Peace as an abundant theme

There are many bible verses about peace of mind. As believers, we have a calling to embrace peace. God asks we following His plan, and trusting in His ways.

God has a mission for mankind. Through faith and His divine inspiration, peace, joy, and true happiness can come to full fruition.

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Jack Davis
Jack Davis
9 months ago

I appreciate your article. There are many promises in the Bible for peace and joy. If we stay in touch with lord we’re going to receive help.

Jim Staples
Jim Staples
9 months ago

These verses are so true. Thank you

8 months ago

Thank you. How did you know I needed this today?

8 months ago

Quite comforting to find verses of scripture, especially verses regarding peace. This is a subject I talk to God about every day, not just for me but for today’s world in which we live.Thank you for remembering us who seek blessed peace or those who don’t know where to find it. Being church pianist since the age of 10 this brings to mind two songs in particular I have played many times over…. yes, they are old like I am. Peace Be Still, and Where Could I Go But To The Lord?
Thank you and Peace To All!!!!

K. Martin
K. Martin
8 months ago

Psalm 91 is my go-to scripture for knowing the Lord is protecting me. Also, Philippians 4:6-8.

8 months ago

Peace can only come through a saving Grace repented heart dependent on our Lord Jesus Christ. Then those Bible verses will come to life bringing you great peace and joy no matter the circumstances. So grateful He saved me from myself years ago!!

Barbie Klein
Barbie Klein
8 months ago
  • I agree that there are many mentions of peace in the bible. However, it seems to me that there are many more mentions of war. I know Jesus taught peace. Was anyone listening back then? Is anyone listening now? We have become a nation of war, war and more war.

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