Scriptural Affirmations For Those Seeking Peace Under The Present Administration

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  1. kanozas

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    Could you participate to post specific scriptures for times like these that you love and have found to edify your faith during these very trying times? I think it would be a blessing for many in the spirit of love, encouragement, affirmation and unity. Some people have family that will be affected by these laws and social climate and others are facing very serious economic pressures or health issues. Yet others are even faced with difficult decisions on jobs, moves and all sorts of issues. There is a lot of uncertainty about what we are experiencing, feeling rather helpless as it is unfolding. This sentiment of uncertainty and even fear are being expressed all over the world. As we believers trust in the L-rd, knowing that our Heavenly Father loves us, hears us, sees us and is here with us, let's have compassion on one another specifically for what this country and world are going through.


    Romans 12:15 Be happy with those who are happy, and weep with those who weep.

    Romans 15:1 We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves.

    Psalm 103:13–14 As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him; for he knows how we are formed, he remembers that we are dust.
     
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    I love this. Thank you for this space.
     
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    Are there no others who can share edifying scripture? I invite all.


    John 14:5
    Verse Concepts
    Thomas said to Him, "Lord, we do not know where You are going, how do we know the way?

    Jeremiah 15:2
    Verse Concepts
    "And it shall be that when they say to you, 'Where should we go?' then you are to tell them, 'Thus says the LORD: "Those destined for death, to death; And those destined for the sword, to the sword; And those destined for famine, to famine; And those destined for captivity, to captivity."'


    John 3:8
    Verse Concepts

    "The wind blows where it wishes and you hear the sound of it, but do not know where it comes from and where it is going; so is everyone who is born of the Spirit."
     
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    kanozas pa' borinquen

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    Ezekiel 39:7
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    "My holy name I will make known in the midst of My people Israel; and I will not let My holy name be profaned anymore And the nations will know that I am the LORD, the Holy One in Israel.


    Hebrews 12:6
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    New International Version
    because the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and he chastens everyone he accepts as his son."


    Genesis 1:27 - So God created man in his [own] image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

    Acts 17:26 - And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;
     
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    Amos 5:10-14New International Version (NIV)
    10 There are those who hate the one who upholds justice in court
    and detest the one who tells the truth.

    11 You levy a straw tax on the poor
    and impose a tax on their grain.
    Therefore, though you have built stone mansions,
    you will not live in them;
    though you have planted lush vineyards,
    you will not drink their wine.
    12 For I know how many are your offenses
    and how great your sins.

    There are those who oppress the innocent and take bribes
    and deprive the poor of justice in the courts.
    13 Therefore the prudent keep quiet in such times,
    for the times are evil.

    14 Seek good, not evil,
    that you may live.
    Then the Lord God Almighty will be with you,
    just as you say he is.
     
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    Proverbs 21:1 (ESV)
    The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the LORD; he turns it wherever he will.
     
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    Daniel 8:25

    He will cause deceit to prosper, and he will consider himself superior. When they feel secure, he will destroy many and take his stand against the Prince of princes. Yet he will be destroyed, but not by human power.
     
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    John 14:27 NIV
    Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

    Thanks for starting this thread. I am struggling to see the good in these times. I am angry and my heart grieves for the willful blindness and cold hearts that seem to shout all the louder each day. And yet these are the birth pains that Jesus spoke about with his disciples concerning His return, where love would cool and there would be wars and rumors of wars. My prayer is that my heart stays soft and that I am not deceived by false doctrine or feel good gospel.
     
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    "He has shown might with His arm, He has scattered the proud in the conceit of their heart." (Luke 1:51)



    "He has put down the mighty from their thrones, and has exalted the lowly." (Luke 1:52)
     
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