Those That Would Be Bless Are The Peacemaker
Charles e Whisnant, Pastor/ Expositional Teacher of the Word of God
Rivers of Joy Baptist Minford, Ohio July 05 2015
Luke 6 and Matthew 5
A The Meaning of Peace: Righteousness
The Divine Perspective on Peace: It is more than the absence of something, it is the presence of something . Peace is must stopping ware peace is creating righteousness that brings enemies together in love.
James 3:17, Hebrews 12:14; Psalms 88:10' Matthew 1:34, Jude 5. Luke 12:51-53
Where there is real peace there is righteousness because that resolves the issue.
2A The Menace to Peace: Sin.
What is it that hinders peace? Jeremiah 17:9; Isaiah 48:22; Isaiah 57:21; Jeremiah 8:11; James 3:18
Peace is not be be found in our human reason or in our circumstances.
3A The Maker of Peace: God.
First Corinthians 13:33, Romans 15:33 Peace belongs to God, not to man at all. Ephesians 2:14, Colossians 1:20
Jesus is our peace maker. Galatians 5:22 The fruit of the Spirit is peace. Jeremiah 29:11, John 16:323
Peace in our hearts is the calmness that comes because God has wrong His righteousness there and the war is over.
4A The Message of Peace:
Matthew 5:9; First Corinthians 9:15; Second 5:18-19, Colossians 4:5; Philippians 4, Ephesians 6:16
A peacemaker is one who has made peace with God himself.
A peacemaker will help other make peace with God,.
A peacemaker is one who helps other make peace with men. First Peter 5:21-23, Matthew 5:44; Romans 12:18; Mark 9:50
5A The Merit of Peace: Sonship
They shall be called the sons of God. That is nice right?