Peace


Peace is an essential part of religion and it is necessary for the continuity and progress of every society. Living is peace is one of the favors of God and as such, it is important to always uphold the value of peace. The Bible and Qur’an made reference to upholding peace in the verses below;

Bible

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.
John 16:33
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. John 14:27
Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness. James 3:18
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Colossians 3:15
Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. Hebrews 12:14

Quran

“The servants of the Most Merciful are those who walk upon the earth in humility, and when the ignorant address them, they say words of peace.” [Qur’an 25:63]
“You will not enter Paradise until you believe and you will not believe until you love each other. Shall I show you something that, if you did, you would love each other? Spread peace between yourselves.” (Sahih Muslim 54) (Hadith)