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It's an appropriate theme for Easter Sunday as we celebrate the literal triumph over death and sin, the hope we have to rise as did our Savior and Lord to dwell with Him in eternal peace and fullness of joy.
Last week in Sunday School there was mention of the Temple of Solomon and how David was forbidden to build because he was a leader in war. I Chronicles 28:3. It was another scriptural head-slapping moment as I realized that Solomon's name itself means "Peace."
And on the same theme, I go to my distant relation, the Silurist Poet, Henry Vaughan (1722? - 1795):