“He that followeth after righteousness and mercy Findeth life, righteousness, and honour.”
Proverbs 21:21 KJV
Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy commandments are truth. Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever. Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other. Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven. Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another. Amen!
Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.
Matthew 5:7-9 KJV
Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;
that at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
but now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
For (Jesus) is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;
having abolished in (Jesus’) flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace;
and that (Jesus) might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby:
and (Jesus) came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.
For through (Jesus) we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father.
Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;
and are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;
in (Jesus) all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord:
in (Jesus) ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit.
Ephesians 2:11-22 KJV