In honour of the unknown peace maker

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In honour of the unknown peace maker

  1. 1. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker The Living Room
  2. 2. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker Brothers and sisters, join in imitating me, and observe those who live according to the example you have in us. For many live as enemies of the cross of Christ; I have often told you of them, and now I tell you even with tears. The Living Room
  3. 3. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker Brothers and sisters, join in imitating me, and observe those who live according to the example you have in us. For many live as enemies of the cross of Christ; I have often told you of them, and now I tell you even with tears. The Living Room
  4. 4. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 The Living Room
  5. 5. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker The Living Room
  6. 6. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker • One reason that talking about your relationship has not helped is that fear and shame keep you from hearing each other, regardless of how much “active listening” or “mirroring” you try to do. The Living Room
  7. 7. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker • The prerequisite for listening is feeling safe, and you cannot feel safe when the threat of fear or shame hangs over your head. The Living Room
  8. 8. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker • Couples make a terrible mistake when they think that one kind of response, be it mostly logical or mostly emotional, is superior to the other. In reality, they are different dimensions, each important in its own right. The Living Room
  9. 9. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker • Much of the resentment that occurs in relationships is not about material unfairness; it’s about the perception that your emotions are controlled, if not manipulated, by your partner—he makes you anxious, and she makes you The feel like a failure. Living Room
  10. 10. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker • In a nutshell, power struggles happen when two people fight to protect themselves from shame and fear. The Living Room
  11. 11. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker Peace is not something you wish for; It's something you make, Something you do, Something you are, And something you give away. Robert Fulghum The Living Room
  12. 12. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children ( one who shares the same nature as their Father) of God. Matthew 5:9 The Living Room
  13. 13. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker “You’re blessed when you can show people how to cooperate instead of compete or fight. That’s when you discover who you really are, and your place in God’s family. Matthew 5:9 The Living Room
  14. 14. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker Therefore, my brothers and sisters, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, my beloved. I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord. The Living Room
  15. 15. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker Yes, and I ask you also, my loyal companion, help these women, for they have struggled beside me in the work of the gospel, together with Clement and the rest of my co-workers, whose names are in the book of life. Philippians 4:1-3 (NRSV) The Living Room
  16. 16. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker Your eyes beheld my unformed substance. In your book were written all the days that were formed for me, when none of them as yet existed. Psalm 139:16 The Living Room
  17. 17. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker "At that time Michael, the great prince who protects your people, will arise. There will be a time of distress such as has not happened from the beginning of nations until then. But at that time your people--everyone whose name is found written in the book--will be delivered. The Living Room Daniel 12:1
  18. 18. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker Jesus - “Nevertheless, do not rejoice at this, that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.” Luke 10:20 The Living Room
  19. 19. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker Nothing impure will ever enter it, nor will anyone who does what is shameful or deceitful, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb's book of life. Revelation 21:27 The Living Room
  20. 20. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker The Living Room
  21. 21. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker 1. Relationships are fragile due to our individual sinful natures. If I find in myself desires which nothing in this world can satisfy, the only logical explanation is that I was made for another world. C.S. Lewis The Living Room
  22. 22. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker 2. Being a Christian does not immunise against relationship breakdown. After some days Paul said to Barnabas, “Come, let us return and visit the believers in every city where we proclaimed the word of the Lord and The Living they are doing.” see how Room
  23. 23. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker 2. Being a Christian does not immunise against relationship breakdown. Barnabas wanted to take with them John called Mark. But Paul decided not to take with them one who had deserted them in Pamphylia and The Livingaccompanied them in the work. had not Room
  24. 24. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker 2. Being a Christian does not immunise against relationship breakdown. The disagreement became so sharp that they parted company; Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed away to Cyprus. Acts 15:36-39 The Living Room
  25. 25. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker 3. In our relationships we are called to have ‘the same mind in the Lord’. Make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. The Living Room
  26. 26. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker 3. In our relationships we are called to have ‘the same mind in the Lord’. Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourselves. The Living Room
  27. 27. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker 3. In our relationships we are called to have ‘the same mind in the Lord’. Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others. Philippians 2:2-4 The Living Room
  28. 28. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker 4. We need peacemakers. The Living Room
  29. 29. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker 5. Peace making requires a Compelling Vision. A compelling vision is for something greater than mere life working out The Living Room
  30. 30. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker 5. Peace making requires a Compelling Vision. A vision we give to others of who and what they could become has power when it echoes what the Spirit has already spoken into their souls. Larry Crabb The Living Room
  31. 31. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker 5. Peace making requires a Compelling Vision. Spiritual friends see a facet of Christ in us and bring it out as no one else can. And they delight to do so. The Living Room
  32. 32. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker 5. Peace making requires a Compelling Vision. When they see what is unique about us, it causes them great delight; and then, giving away to the powers of daring imagination, they envision what we could become. Larry Crabb The Living Room
  33. 33. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker 5. Peace making requires a Compelling Vision. The load, or weight, or burden of my neighbour’s glory should be laid daily on my back, a load so heavy that only humility can carry it, and the backs of the proud will be The Living Room broken…
  34. 34. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker 5 insights about being a peacemaker 5. Peace making requires a Compelling Vision. There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal… And our charity must be a real and costly love. C. S. Lewis The Living Room
  35. 35. Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 In Honour of the Unknown Peacemaker ‘God, reveal to me your vision of __________ , just show me what is possible with you’. The Living Room

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