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Charles Buck Theological Dictionary

Peace

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That state of mind in which persons are exposed to no open violence to interrupt their tranquillity.

1. Social peace is mutual agreement one with another, whereby we forbear injuring one another, Psalms 34:14 . Psalms 132:1-18 :

2. Ecclesiastical peace is freedom from contentions, and rest from persecutions, Isaiah 11:13 . Isaiah 32:17 . Revelation 12:14 .

3. Spiritual peace is deliverance from sin, by which we were at enmity with God, Romans 5:1; the result of which is peace, in the conscience, Hebrews 10:1-39 . This peace is the gift of God through Jesus Christ, 2 Thessalonians 3:16 . It is a blessing of great importance, Psalms 119:165 . It is denominated perfect, Isaiah 26:3 . inexpressible, Philippians 4:7 . permanent, Job 34:22 . John 16:22 . eternal, Isaiah 57:2 . Hebrews 4:9 .

See HAPPINESS.

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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Peace'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/p/peace.html. 1802.

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