As we turn to the Word, we find a lot of help to settle our restless minds.

Consider these powerful truths on Peace and rest!  Memorize a few.

1. Jesus gives peace and rest to all who come to Him in faith.

Matthew 11:28–30 (NLT) “Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy to bear, and the burden I give you is light.””

2. Peace comes through justification by faith in Jesus.

Romans 5:1 (NLT) “Therefore, since we have been made right in God’s sight by faith, we have peace with God because of what Jesus Christ our Lord has done for us.”

3. Jesus Himself gives us peace.

John 14:27 (NLT) “I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.”

4. Jesus was punished for our sins so that we may have peace.

Isaiah 53:5 (NLT) “But he was pierced for our rebellion, crushed for our sins. He was beaten so we could be whole. He was whipped so we could be healed.”

5. Repentance brings peace through Jesus.

Luke 7:48–50 (NLT) “Then Jesus said to the woman, “Your sins are forgiven.” The men at the table said among themselves, “Who is this man, that he goes around forgiving sins?” And Jesus said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you; go in peace.”

6. Humble trust in the Lord gives peace.

Psalm 4:8 (NLT) “In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe.”

7. God promises peace to his people.

Psalm 85:8 (NLT) “I listen carefully to what God the Lord is saying, for he speaks peace to his faithful people. But let them not return to their foolish ways.”

8. Peace is the result of being controlled by the Spirit.

Romans 8:6 (NLT) “So letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace.”

9. Peace is the fruit of the Spirit.

Galatians 5:22–23 (NLT) “But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!”

10. God gives peace to those whose minds are fixed on him.

Isaiah 26:3–4 (NLT) “You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you! Trust in the Lord always, for the Lord God is the eternal Rock.”

11. The peace of God comes through praying in faith.

Philippians 4:6–7 (NLT) “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.”

12. Jesus is the Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 9:6 (NLT) “For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”

13. Those who walk uprightly enter into peace.

Isaiah 57:2 (NLT) “For those who follow godly paths will rest in peace when they die.”

14. God revives, heals, and gives peace to those who are contrite.

Isaiah 57:19–20 (NLT) “bringing words of praise to their lips. May they have abundant peace, both near and far,” says the Lord, who heals them. “But those who still reject me are like the restless sea, which is never still but continually churns up mud and dirt.”

15. There is no peace for the wicked.

Isaiah 57:21 (NLT) “There is no peace for the wicked,” says my God.”