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Peace one another

  1. 1. The Practice of Godliness: PEACE METRO BATANGAS CHRISTIAN CHURCH Marvin I. Adel
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Romans 12:18 </li></ul><ul><li>if it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. </li></ul>
  3. 3. OBJECTIVE: <ul><li>To understand the meaning and importance of peace . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Introduction <ul><li>WHAT IS PEACE? </li></ul><ul><li>The Hebrew word “shalom” </li></ul><ul><li>-used as a Jewish Greeting and farewell </li></ul><ul><li>Shalom is translated by the Greek word “eirene”  </li></ul><ul><li>Eirene basically means unity or concord </li></ul>
  5. 5. Introduction <ul><li>Peace is the absence of arguing, confusion, contention, differences, hate, envy, fear, fighting, quarreling, resentment, tension, worry, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Peace is the presence of calmness, freedom, agreement, harmony, hope, quietness, friendliness, reconciliation, etc. </li></ul>
  6. 6. THREE ASPECTS OF PEACE <ul><li>PEACE WITH GOD </li></ul><ul><li>PEACE OF GOD </li></ul><ul><li>PEACE WITH OTHERS </li></ul>
  7. 7. PEACE WITH GOD <ul><li>Rom 5:1 </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore, since we have been justified through faith , we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ </li></ul><ul><li>The basis of our our peace with God is our justification by Faith in Jesus Christ </li></ul>
  8. 8. PEACE WITH GOD <ul><li>Isaiah 57:21 </li></ul><ul><li>There is no peace , says my God, for the wicked . </li></ul><ul><li>The only real peace is peace with God which brings peace to all those who are at peace with the Father </li></ul>
  9. 9. PEACE WITH GOD <ul><li>Questions: </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have peace with God? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you surrendered your life to Him completely? </li></ul><ul><li>If not,would you like to do that today? </li></ul>
  10. 10. PEACE OF GOD <ul><li>The happiness of the individual begins with peace in the heart </li></ul><ul><li>Many a Christian never experiences the peace of God because the environment of their heart and mind is in conflict with the world </li></ul><ul><li>The peace of God is calmness of the mind and heart, </li></ul>
  11. 11. PEACE OF GOD <ul><li>John 16:33 </li></ul><ul><li>I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus assured of peace with a promises: </li></ul><ul><li>We will have trouble in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus overcome the world </li></ul>
  12. 12. PEACE WITH OTHERS <ul><li>A peacemaker is one who establishes peace, especially by settling disagreement </li></ul><ul><li>The word “peacemaker” implies the reality of conflict in this world </li></ul><ul><li>The word “peacemaker” implies the certainty of solutions </li></ul>
  13. 13. PEACE WITH OTHERS <ul><li>Matthew 5:9 </li></ul><ul><li>“ Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.” </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Romans 14:19 </li></ul><ul><li>Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification </li></ul>
  14. 14. PEACE WITH OTHERS <ul><li>Practical steps </li></ul><ul><li>Remember we are fellow members of one body </li></ul><ul><li>We must keep in mind that it Christ’s body of which we are members </li></ul><ul><li>We must recognize the cause of disagreement often lies wholly or partly with us. </li></ul><ul><li>We must take the initiative to restore peace. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Closing <ul><li>Peace that Jesus gives is not the absence of trouble, but is rather the confidence that He is there with you always </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>It's not the absence or presence of problems that determines one's peace of life; it's the absence or presence of God. </li></ul>