Peace is our inheritance. Tribulation will come against us, but we must not allow it in our hearts. These verses indicate the either/or nature of the issue. Either our hearts will be peaceful or they will be troubled. We must choose the Lord’s peace, for if we are at peace with Him why should we worry about anyone who is not at peace with us?
An asterisk indicates a non-literal reference to peace or tribulation.
Romans 2:9, 10 – “There will be tribulation and distress for every soul of man who does evil, of the Jew first and also of the Greek, glory and honor and peace to everyone who does good, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.”
*Leviticus 26:6 – “I shall also grant peace in the land, so that you may lie down with no one making you tremble…”