A Few Words of Faith

A) Habakkuk 2 verses 2 and 3

2. "And the Lord answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.

3 For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it: because it will surely come, it will not tarry."

B) Corinthians 10 verse 4

" 4 (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down odf strong holds;)"

C) Philippians 4 verse 4 - 8

"4 Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say rejoice.

5 Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.

6. Be careful for nothing: but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

7 And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things."

D) James 5 verses 7 - 8

"7 Be patient, then, my brothers, until the Lord comes. See how patient a farmer is as he waits for his lands to produce precious crops. He waits patiently for the autumn and spring rains.

8 You also must be patient. Keep your hopes up high, for the Lord's day is coming near."

. Some of the peace groups / people may be Campaign weary?

"Be patient my brothers, be patient. Just as a farmer is patient as he waits for the autumn and spring rains to water his crops. So you also must be patient, and hold your heads up high. Happy are those whose greatest desire is" peace.

E) Ephesians 2.15

"He has created in himself a single new humanity, thereby making peace."

F) Baha''ulla'h-from A Traveller's Narrative (Episode of the Ba'b), pp. xxxix-xl.

"….Yet so shall it be; these fruitless strifes, these ruinous wars shall pass away and the 'Most Great Peace' shall come….Do not you in Europe need this also? Is not this that which Christ foretold?….Yet do we see your kings and rulers lavishing their treasures more freely on means for the destruction of the human race than on that which would conduce to the happiness of humankind….These strifes and this bloodshed and discord must cease, and all men be as one kindred and one family…."