Lines By Lee
Rest In Peace
June 20, 2019
In a recent conversation with someone from my church, he mentioned how people need peace. I have certainly seen that as a hospice chaplain. It is usually obvious when a person lives in peace and when they don't. It saddens me when someone dies and people say "Rest in Peace." Apart from God, no one does.
So what is peace and what does the Bible say about it? Peace is a huge topic in the Bible, with some form of the word used over 400 times. It has the idea of tranquility, harmony, security and well-being. In Bible times, "Peace," or "Shalom," was a common greeting. It still is in many places...