“Do all you can to help people live peacefully” (Psalm 34:14 ERV).
“The fruit that the Spirit produces in a person’s life is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control” (Galatians 5:22–23 ERV).
To live in harmony includes being thankful and not complaining even when plans change.
“Do everything without complaining or arguing. Then you will be innocent and without anything wrong in you. You will be God’s children without fault” (Philippians 2:14–15 ICB).
If something makes you angry at someone, look for ways to replace that anger with kindness and restore harmony.
“Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger” (Ephesians 4:26 ESV).
Being considerate of another person’s needs helps to build harmony.
“Do not be interested only in your own life, but be interested in the lives of others” (Philippians 2:4 ICB).
Harmony is built by taking responsibility for your mistakes and not blaming others.
“So let us try to do what makes peace and helps one another” (Romans 14:19 ICB).
Showing respect to each other encourages harmony.
“Great blessings belong to those who work to bring peace” (Matthew 5:9 ERV).
Wanting to do things our own way can cause us to feel left out, and it breaks down harmony.
“Do the best you can to live in peace with everyone” (Romans 12:18 ERV).
Looking for ways to include others in your activities brings harmony.
“When you talk, do not say harmful things. But say what people need—words that will help others become stronger” (Ephesians 4:29 ICB).
Scriptures quoted from the International Children’s Bible® (ICB), copyright © 1986, 1988, 1999, 2015 by Tommy Nelson. Used by permission.Authored by Evan Kallen. Illustrated by Didier Martin. Colored and designed by Roy Evans.Published by My Wonder Studio. Copyright © 2022 by The Family International