We pay careful attention when God describes Himself! - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Title: We pay careful attention when God describes Himself!


1
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • We have already learned that in the kingdom our
    goal is to become like the king.

2
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • We have already learned that in the kingdom our
    goal is to become like the king.
  • Are you being conformed to His image? (Rom 829)

3
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Romans 829 (NKJV) For whom He foreknew, He also
    predestined to be conformed to the image of His
    Son, that He might be the firstborn among many
    brethren.

4
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • We have already learned that in the kingdom our
    goal is to become like the king.
  • Are you being conformed to His image? (Rom 829)
  • Do you know the Lord? (Heb 811-12)

5
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Hebrews 811-12 (NKJV)11 None of them shall
    teach his neighbor, and none his brother, saying,
    Know the Lord, for all shall know Me, from the
    least of them to the greatest of them. 12 For I
    will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and
    their sins and their lawless deeds I will
    remember no more.

6
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • We have already learned that in the kingdom our
    goal is to become like the king.
  • Are you being conformed to His image? (Rom 829)
  • Do you know the Lord? (Heb 811-12)
  • God has chosen to often describe Himself as the
    God of peace.

7
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • This is found six times in the New Testament.
    (Rom 1533 1620 2 Cor 1311 Phil 49 1 Thess
    523 Heb 1320)

8
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Romans 1533 (NKJV) - Now the God of peace be
    with you all. Amen.

9
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Romans 1620 (NKJV) - And the God of peace will
    crush Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of
    our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.

10
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • 2 Corinthians 1311 (NKJV) - Finally, brethren,
    farewell. Become complete. Be of good comfort, be
    of one mind, live in peace and the God of love
    and peace will be with you.

11
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Philippians 49 (NKJV) - The things which you
    learned and received and heard and saw in me,
    these do, and the God of peace will be with you.

12
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • 1 Thessalonians 523 (NKJV) - Now may the God of
    peace Himself sanctify you completely and may
    your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved
    blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

13
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Hebrews 1320 (NKJV) - Now may the God of peace
    who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that
    great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of
    the everlasting covenant,

14
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Consider how Jesus is described as the Lord of
    peace. What does He want for our
    lives? (2 Thess 316)

15
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • 2 Thessalonians 316 (NKJV) - Now may the Lord
    of peace Himself give you peace always in every
    way. The Lord be with you all.

16
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • To be like God is to be a child of God.
    Remember how Jesus described the citizen of
    the kingdom? (Mt 59)

17
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Matthew 59 (NKJV) - Blessed are the
    peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of God.

18
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • The kingdom of God is characterized by peace!
    (Isa 111-2, 6-10)

19
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Isaiah 111-2 (NKJV) - There shall come forth a
    Rod from the stem of Jesse, And a Branch shall
    grow out of his roots. 2 The Spirit of the LORD
    shall rest upon Him, The Spirit of wisdom and
    understanding, The Spirit of counsel and might,
    The Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the
    LORD.

20
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Isaiah 116-10 (NKJV) - The wolf also shall
    dwell with the lamb, The leopard shall lie down
    with the young goat, The calf and the young lion
    and the fatling together And a little child
    shall lead them. 7 The cow and the bear shall
    graze Their young ones shall lie down together
    And the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

21
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • 8 The nursing child shall play by the cobras
    hole, And the weaned child shall put his hand in
    the vipers den. 9 They shall not hurt nor
    destroy in all My holy mountain, For the earth
    shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD As the
    waters cover the sea.

22
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • 10 And in that day there shall be a Root of
    Jesse, Who shall stand as a banner to the people
    For the Gentiles shall seek Him, And His resting
    place shall be glorious.

23
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • That statement may come as a surprise to you.

24
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • This king and His kingdom will be very different
    from any kingdom that ever
    existed. Consider the prophecies and
    announcements surrounding His birth.
    (Lk 179 214)

25
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Luke 179 (NKJV) - To give light to those who
    sit in darkness and the shadow of death, To guide
    our feet into the way of peace.

26
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Luke 214 (NKJV) - Glory to God in the highest,
    And on earth peace, goodwill toward men!

27
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Peace is the great work of all who have yielded
    to the reign of God.

28
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Peace is the great work of all who have yielded
    to the reign of God.
  • What does peace mean?

29
True peace begins with God.
  • What is peace?

30
True peace begins with God.
  • What is peace?
  • eirene AV - peace 89, one 1, rest 1, quietness
    1 92 1) a state of national tranquillity 1a)
    exemption from the rage and havoc of war 2) peace
    between individuals, i.e. harmony, concord 3)
    security, safety, prosperity, felicity, (because
    peace and harmony make and keep things safe and
    prosperous).

31
True peace begins with God.
  • Who we seek peace with will make all the
    difference in our service to God.

32
True peace begins with God.
  • Who we seek peace with will make all the
    difference in our service to God.
  • There is only one way to have peace with God.
    (Rom 51)

33
True peace begins with God.
  • Romans 51 (NKJV) - Therefore, having been
    justified by faith, we have peace with God
    through our Lord Jesus Christ,

34
True peace begins with God.
  • A living faith will lead us to this peace.

35
True peace begins with God.
  • Peace can only come through the blood of Jesus
    Christ. (Col 120)

36
True peace begins with God.
  • Colossians 120 (NKJV) - and by Him to reconcile
    all things to Himself, by Him, whether things on
    earth or things in heaven, having made peace
    through the blood of His cross.

37
True peace begins with God.
  • This peace with God will lead us into the one
    body with those we hated while in the world.
    (Eph 214-15)

38
True peace begins with God.
  • Ephesians 214-15 (NKJV) - For He Himself is our
    peace, who has made both one, and has broken down
    the middle wall of separation, 15 having
    abolished in His flesh the enmity, that is, the
    law of commandments contained in ordinances, so
    as to create in Himself one new man from the two,
    thus making peace,

39
True peace begins with God.
  • When we choose peace with God we will find
    ourselves at war with the world!

40
True peace begins with God.
  • We must always ask ourselves the question Whose
    peace do we want? (Jam 44-6)

41
True peace begins with God.
  • James 44-6 (NKJV) - Adulterers and
    adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship
    with the world is enmity with God? Whoever
    therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes
    himself an enemy of God. 5 Or do you think that
    the Scripture says in vain, The Spirit who
    dwells in us yearns jealously?

42
True peace begins with God.
  • 6 But He gives more grace. Therefore He says
    God resists the proud, But gives grace to the
    humble.

43
True peace begins with God.
  • We will even find the war coming within the
    church against those who wish to please men.
    (Gal 110)

44
True peace begins with God.
  • Galatians 110 (NKJV) - For do I now persuade
    men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I
    still pleased men, I would not be a bondservant
    of Christ.

45
True peace begins with God.
  • Some who cry for peace the loudest want peace
    with the world! (Jer 614-15)

46
True peace begins with God.
  • Jeremiah 614-15 (NKJV) - They have also healed
    the hurt of My people slightly, Saying, Peace,
    peace! When there is no peace. 15 Were they
    ashamed when they had committed abomination? No!
    They were not at all ashamed Nor did they know
    how to blush. Therefore they shall fall among
    those who fall At the time I punish them, They
    shall be cast down, says the LORD.

47
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • The Lord makes it clear that finding peace with
    other Christians is not easy.

48
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • The Lord makes it clear that finding peace with
    other Christians is not easy.
  • We must seek and pursue it. A casual profession
    is not enough. (1 Pt 310-11)

49
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • 1 Peter 310-11 (NKJV) - For He who would love
    life And see good days, Let him refrain his
    tongue from evil, And his lips from speaking
    deceit. 11 Let him turn away from evil and do
    good Let him seek peace and pursue it.

50
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • As we flee sin we must pursue peace. (2 Tim 222)

51
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • 2 Timothy 222 (NKJV) - Flee also youthful
    lusts but pursue righteousness, faith, love,
    peace with those who call on the Lord out of a
    pure heart.

52
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • If we do not pursue peace we will not see the
    Lord. (Heb 1214)

53
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • Hebrews 1214 (NKJV) - Pursue peace with all
    people, and holiness, without which no one will
    see the Lord

54
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • Why is peace with our brethren difficult?

55
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • Why is peace with our brethren difficult?
  • Because we tend to look out for our interests and
    not our brethren. (Rom 151)

56
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • Because we do not have a love for the things of
    the Lord (which are the people of
    the Lord!)

57
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • Because we do not have a love for the things of
    the Lord (which are the people of
    the Lord!)
  • Because of the pressure of the world to accept
    their standards.

58
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • Because we do not have a love for the things of
    the Lord (which are the people of
    the Lord!)
  • Because of the pressure of the world to accept
    their standards.
  • We must keep learning how to be at peace with one
    another. (Gal 522-23)

59
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • I have a sermon called Some Lessons that Do not
    Stay Learned. This is especially true of our
    relationship with each other.

60
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • I have a sermon called Some Lessons that Do not
    Stay Learned. This is especially true of our
    relationship with each other.
  • Our relationship with God depends on our seeking
    peace with one another. (2 Cor 1311)

61
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • 2 Corinthians 1311 (NKJV) - Finally, brethren,
    farewell. Become complete. Be of good comfort, be
    of one mind, live in peace and the God of love
    and peace will be with you.

62
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • One of the worst things that could happen to a
    church is for the membership to become
    overconfident and lazy. Satan will take advantage
    of this.

63
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • What kind of kingdom has its followers fight each
    other?

64
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • We must preach the gospel of peace without
    compromise. (Acts 1036 Rom 1015)

65
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Acts 1036 (NKJV) - The word which God sent to
    the children of Israel, preaching peace through
    Jesus ChristHe is Lord of all

66
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Romans 1015 (NKJV) - And how shall they preach
    unless they are sent? As it is written How
    beautiful are the feet of those who preach the
    gospel of peace, Who bring glad tidings of good
    things!

67
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Some will find peace while many will go to war
    against you! (Mt 1034-39)

68
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Matthew 1034-39 (NKJV) 34 Do not think that I
    came to bring peace on earth. I did not come to
    bring peace but a sword. 35For I have come to
    set a man against his father, a daughter against
    her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her
    mother-in-law 36and a mans enemies will be
    those of his own household.

69
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • 37 He who loves father or mother more than Me is
    not worthy of Me. And he who loves son or
    daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me. 38 And
    he who does not take his cross and follow after
    Me is not worthy of Me. 39 He who finds his life
    will lose it, and he who loses his life for My
    sake will find it.

70
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Please remember where true peace comes. Without a
    biblical faith there will never be peace. (Phil
    318-19 1 Cor 1119)

71
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Philippians 318-19 (NKJV) - For many walk, of
    whom I have told you often, and now tell you even
    weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross
    of Christ 19whose end is destruction, whose god
    is their belly, and whose glory is in their
    shamewho set their mind on earthly things.

72
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • 1 Corinthians 1119 (NKJV) - For there must also
    be factions among you, that those who are
    approved may be recognized among you.

73
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • In conversion Christ must come to reign with our
    hearts. (Rom 1417-21)

74
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Romans 1417-21 (NKJV) - for the kingdom of God
    is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and
    peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. 18 For he who
    serves Christ in these things is acceptable to
    God and approved by men. 19 Therefore let us
    pursue the things which make for peace and the
    things by which one may edify another.

75
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • 20 Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of
    food. All things indeed are pure, but it is evil
    for the man who eats with offense. 21 It is good
    neither to eat meat nor drink wine nor do
    anything by which your brother stumbles or is
    offended or is made weak.

76
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • We now only want that which is acceptable to
    God.

77
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • As we mature we put others above ourselves
    because we view our brethren as Christ does.
    (1 Cor 811-13)

78
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • 1 Corinthians 811-13 (NKJV)- And because of your
    knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom
    Christ died? 12But when you thus sin against the
    brethren, and wound their weak conscience, you
    sin against Christ. 13Therefore, if food makes my
    brother stumble, I will never again eat meat,
    lest I make my brother stumble.

79
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • This is the calling of all that find salvation.
    (Col 315)

80
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Colossians 315 (NKJV) - And let the peace of
    God rule in your hearts, to which also you were
    called in one body and be thankful.

81
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Am I growing in my service to God?

82
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Am I growing in my service to God?
  • Am I increasingly displaying the mind of
    Christ? (Phil 21-5)

83
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Philippians 23-4 (NKJV)- Let nothing be done
    through selfish ambition or conceit, but in
    lowliness of mind let each esteem others better
    than himself. 4Let each of you look out not only
    for his own interests, but also for the interests
    of others.

84
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Do I view my lifes purpose as pursing peace with
    my brethren? (Eph 41-3)

85
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Ephesians 41-3 (NKJV) - I, therefore, the
    prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy
    of the calling with which you were called, 2 with
    all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering,
    bearing with one another in love, 3 endeavoring
    to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of
    peace.

86
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Romans 86 (NKJV)- For to be carnally minded is
    death, but to be spiritually minded is life and
    peace.

87
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Do you really want to be in the kingdom of God?
    There are some lions who would rather eat the
    lambs!

88
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Do you really want to be in the kingdom of God?
    There are some lions who would rather eat the
    lambs!
  • We need men who will fight a war for peace!

89
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Do you really want to be in the kingdom of God?
    There are some lions who would rather eat the
    lambs!
  • We need men who will fight a war for peace!
  • Problems cannot be ignored. They will only grow.
    (Heb 1215)

90
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Hebrews 1215 (NKJV) - looking carefully lest
    anyone fall short of the grace of God lest any
    root of bitterness springing up cause trouble,
    and by this many become defiled

91
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Why is it easier to use Satans wisdom and call
    it Gods?

92
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Why is it easier to use Satans wisdom and call
    it Gods?
  • Am I really involved in seeking the peace of God?
    (James 313-18)

93
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • James 313-18 (NKJV) - Who is wise and
    understanding among you? Let him show by good
    conduct that his works are done in the meekness
    of wisdom. 14But if you have bitter envy and
    self-seeking in your hearts, do not boast and lie
    against the truth. 15This wisdom does not descend
    from above, but is earthly, sensual, demonic.

94
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • 16 For where envy and self-seeking exist,
    confusion and every evil thing are there. 17 But
    the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then
    peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of
    mercy and good fruits, without partiality and
    without hypocrisy. 18 Now the fruit of
    righteousness is sown in peace by those who make
    peace.

95
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Are you that approachable person that another
    could trust with their problems?

96
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Are you that approachable person that another
    could trust with their problems?
  • Are you one who would defend the faith when
    others would water down the gospel to please
    men? (Gal 110)

97
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Galatians 110 (NKJV) - For do I now persuade
    men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I
    still pleased men, I would not be a bondservant
    of Christ.
View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

We pay careful attention when God describes Himself!

Description:

... For He who would love life And see ... We must preach the gospel of ... and the God of peace will be with you. We pay careful attention when God ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:64
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 98
Provided by: Prefer49
Learn more at: http://aubeacon.com
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: We pay careful attention when God describes Himself!


1
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • We have already learned that in the kingdom our
    goal is to become like the king.

2
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • We have already learned that in the kingdom our
    goal is to become like the king.
  • Are you being conformed to His image? (Rom 829)

3
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Romans 829 (NKJV) For whom He foreknew, He also
    predestined to be conformed to the image of His
    Son, that He might be the firstborn among many
    brethren.

4
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • We have already learned that in the kingdom our
    goal is to become like the king.
  • Are you being conformed to His image? (Rom 829)
  • Do you know the Lord? (Heb 811-12)

5
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Hebrews 811-12 (NKJV)11 None of them shall
    teach his neighbor, and none his brother, saying,
    Know the Lord, for all shall know Me, from the
    least of them to the greatest of them. 12 For I
    will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and
    their sins and their lawless deeds I will
    remember no more.

6
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • We have already learned that in the kingdom our
    goal is to become like the king.
  • Are you being conformed to His image? (Rom 829)
  • Do you know the Lord? (Heb 811-12)
  • God has chosen to often describe Himself as the
    God of peace.

7
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • This is found six times in the New Testament.
    (Rom 1533 1620 2 Cor 1311 Phil 49 1 Thess
    523 Heb 1320)

8
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Romans 1533 (NKJV) - Now the God of peace be
    with you all. Amen.

9
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Romans 1620 (NKJV) - And the God of peace will
    crush Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of
    our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.

10
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • 2 Corinthians 1311 (NKJV) - Finally, brethren,
    farewell. Become complete. Be of good comfort, be
    of one mind, live in peace and the God of love
    and peace will be with you.

11
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Philippians 49 (NKJV) - The things which you
    learned and received and heard and saw in me,
    these do, and the God of peace will be with you.

12
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • 1 Thessalonians 523 (NKJV) - Now may the God of
    peace Himself sanctify you completely and may
    your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved
    blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

13
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Hebrews 1320 (NKJV) - Now may the God of peace
    who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that
    great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of
    the everlasting covenant,

14
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Consider how Jesus is described as the Lord of
    peace. What does He want for our
    lives? (2 Thess 316)

15
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • 2 Thessalonians 316 (NKJV) - Now may the Lord
    of peace Himself give you peace always in every
    way. The Lord be with you all.

16
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • To be like God is to be a child of God.
    Remember how Jesus described the citizen of
    the kingdom? (Mt 59)

17
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Matthew 59 (NKJV) - Blessed are the
    peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of God.

18
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • The kingdom of God is characterized by peace!
    (Isa 111-2, 6-10)

19
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Isaiah 111-2 (NKJV) - There shall come forth a
    Rod from the stem of Jesse, And a Branch shall
    grow out of his roots. 2 The Spirit of the LORD
    shall rest upon Him, The Spirit of wisdom and
    understanding, The Spirit of counsel and might,
    The Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the
    LORD.

20
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Isaiah 116-10 (NKJV) - The wolf also shall
    dwell with the lamb, The leopard shall lie down
    with the young goat, The calf and the young lion
    and the fatling together And a little child
    shall lead them. 7 The cow and the bear shall
    graze Their young ones shall lie down together
    And the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

21
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • 8 The nursing child shall play by the cobras
    hole, And the weaned child shall put his hand in
    the vipers den. 9 They shall not hurt nor
    destroy in all My holy mountain, For the earth
    shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD As the
    waters cover the sea.

22
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • 10 And in that day there shall be a Root of
    Jesse, Who shall stand as a banner to the people
    For the Gentiles shall seek Him, And His resting
    place shall be glorious.

23
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • That statement may come as a surprise to you.

24
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • This king and His kingdom will be very different
    from any kingdom that ever
    existed. Consider the prophecies and
    announcements surrounding His birth.
    (Lk 179 214)

25
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Luke 179 (NKJV) - To give light to those who
    sit in darkness and the shadow of death, To guide
    our feet into the way of peace.

26
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Luke 214 (NKJV) - Glory to God in the highest,
    And on earth peace, goodwill toward men!

27
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Peace is the great work of all who have yielded
    to the reign of God.

28
We pay careful attention when God describes
Himself!
  • Peace is the great work of all who have yielded
    to the reign of God.
  • What does peace mean?

29
True peace begins with God.
  • What is peace?

30
True peace begins with God.
  • What is peace?
  • eirene AV - peace 89, one 1, rest 1, quietness
    1 92 1) a state of national tranquillity 1a)
    exemption from the rage and havoc of war 2) peace
    between individuals, i.e. harmony, concord 3)
    security, safety, prosperity, felicity, (because
    peace and harmony make and keep things safe and
    prosperous).

31
True peace begins with God.
  • Who we seek peace with will make all the
    difference in our service to God.

32
True peace begins with God.
  • Who we seek peace with will make all the
    difference in our service to God.
  • There is only one way to have peace with God.
    (Rom 51)

33
True peace begins with God.
  • Romans 51 (NKJV) - Therefore, having been
    justified by faith, we have peace with God
    through our Lord Jesus Christ,

34
True peace begins with God.
  • A living faith will lead us to this peace.

35
True peace begins with God.
  • Peace can only come through the blood of Jesus
    Christ. (Col 120)

36
True peace begins with God.
  • Colossians 120 (NKJV) - and by Him to reconcile
    all things to Himself, by Him, whether things on
    earth or things in heaven, having made peace
    through the blood of His cross.

37
True peace begins with God.
  • This peace with God will lead us into the one
    body with those we hated while in the world.
    (Eph 214-15)

38
True peace begins with God.
  • Ephesians 214-15 (NKJV) - For He Himself is our
    peace, who has made both one, and has broken down
    the middle wall of separation, 15 having
    abolished in His flesh the enmity, that is, the
    law of commandments contained in ordinances, so
    as to create in Himself one new man from the two,
    thus making peace,

39
True peace begins with God.
  • When we choose peace with God we will find
    ourselves at war with the world!

40
True peace begins with God.
  • We must always ask ourselves the question Whose
    peace do we want? (Jam 44-6)

41
True peace begins with God.
  • James 44-6 (NKJV) - Adulterers and
    adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship
    with the world is enmity with God? Whoever
    therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes
    himself an enemy of God. 5 Or do you think that
    the Scripture says in vain, The Spirit who
    dwells in us yearns jealously?

42
True peace begins with God.
  • 6 But He gives more grace. Therefore He says
    God resists the proud, But gives grace to the
    humble.

43
True peace begins with God.
  • We will even find the war coming within the
    church against those who wish to please men.
    (Gal 110)

44
True peace begins with God.
  • Galatians 110 (NKJV) - For do I now persuade
    men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I
    still pleased men, I would not be a bondservant
    of Christ.

45
True peace begins with God.
  • Some who cry for peace the loudest want peace
    with the world! (Jer 614-15)

46
True peace begins with God.
  • Jeremiah 614-15 (NKJV) - They have also healed
    the hurt of My people slightly, Saying, Peace,
    peace! When there is no peace. 15 Were they
    ashamed when they had committed abomination? No!
    They were not at all ashamed Nor did they know
    how to blush. Therefore they shall fall among
    those who fall At the time I punish them, They
    shall be cast down, says the LORD.

47
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • The Lord makes it clear that finding peace with
    other Christians is not easy.

48
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • The Lord makes it clear that finding peace with
    other Christians is not easy.
  • We must seek and pursue it. A casual profession
    is not enough. (1 Pt 310-11)

49
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • 1 Peter 310-11 (NKJV) - For He who would love
    life And see good days, Let him refrain his
    tongue from evil, And his lips from speaking
    deceit. 11 Let him turn away from evil and do
    good Let him seek peace and pursue it.

50
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • As we flee sin we must pursue peace. (2 Tim 222)

51
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • 2 Timothy 222 (NKJV) - Flee also youthful
    lusts but pursue righteousness, faith, love,
    peace with those who call on the Lord out of a
    pure heart.

52
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • If we do not pursue peace we will not see the
    Lord. (Heb 1214)

53
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • Hebrews 1214 (NKJV) - Pursue peace with all
    people, and holiness, without which no one will
    see the Lord

54
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • Why is peace with our brethren difficult?

55
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • Why is peace with our brethren difficult?
  • Because we tend to look out for our interests and
    not our brethren. (Rom 151)

56
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • Because we do not have a love for the things of
    the Lord (which are the people of
    the Lord!)

57
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • Because we do not have a love for the things of
    the Lord (which are the people of
    the Lord!)
  • Because of the pressure of the world to accept
    their standards.

58
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • Because we do not have a love for the things of
    the Lord (which are the people of
    the Lord!)
  • Because of the pressure of the world to accept
    their standards.
  • We must keep learning how to be at peace with one
    another. (Gal 522-23)

59
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • I have a sermon called Some Lessons that Do not
    Stay Learned. This is especially true of our
    relationship with each other.

60
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • I have a sermon called Some Lessons that Do not
    Stay Learned. This is especially true of our
    relationship with each other.
  • Our relationship with God depends on our seeking
    peace with one another. (2 Cor 1311)

61
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • 2 Corinthians 1311 (NKJV) - Finally, brethren,
    farewell. Become complete. Be of good comfort, be
    of one mind, live in peace and the God of love
    and peace will be with you.

62
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • One of the worst things that could happen to a
    church is for the membership to become
    overconfident and lazy. Satan will take advantage
    of this.

63
We must fight for peace with the citizens of the
kingdom
  • What kind of kingdom has its followers fight each
    other?

64
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • We must preach the gospel of peace without
    compromise. (Acts 1036 Rom 1015)

65
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Acts 1036 (NKJV) - The word which God sent to
    the children of Israel, preaching peace through
    Jesus ChristHe is Lord of all

66
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Romans 1015 (NKJV) - And how shall they preach
    unless they are sent? As it is written How
    beautiful are the feet of those who preach the
    gospel of peace, Who bring glad tidings of good
    things!

67
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Some will find peace while many will go to war
    against you! (Mt 1034-39)

68
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Matthew 1034-39 (NKJV) 34 Do not think that I
    came to bring peace on earth. I did not come to
    bring peace but a sword. 35For I have come to
    set a man against his father, a daughter against
    her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her
    mother-in-law 36and a mans enemies will be
    those of his own household.

69
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • 37 He who loves father or mother more than Me is
    not worthy of Me. And he who loves son or
    daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me. 38 And
    he who does not take his cross and follow after
    Me is not worthy of Me. 39 He who finds his life
    will lose it, and he who loses his life for My
    sake will find it.

70
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Please remember where true peace comes. Without a
    biblical faith there will never be peace. (Phil
    318-19 1 Cor 1119)

71
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Philippians 318-19 (NKJV) - For many walk, of
    whom I have told you often, and now tell you even
    weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross
    of Christ 19whose end is destruction, whose god
    is their belly, and whose glory is in their
    shamewho set their mind on earthly things.

72
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • 1 Corinthians 1119 (NKJV) - For there must also
    be factions among you, that those who are
    approved may be recognized among you.

73
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • In conversion Christ must come to reign with our
    hearts. (Rom 1417-21)

74
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Romans 1417-21 (NKJV) - for the kingdom of God
    is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and
    peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. 18 For he who
    serves Christ in these things is acceptable to
    God and approved by men. 19 Therefore let us
    pursue the things which make for peace and the
    things by which one may edify another.

75
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • 20 Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of
    food. All things indeed are pure, but it is evil
    for the man who eats with offense. 21 It is good
    neither to eat meat nor drink wine nor do
    anything by which your brother stumbles or is
    offended or is made weak.

76
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • We now only want that which is acceptable to
    God.

77
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • As we mature we put others above ourselves
    because we view our brethren as Christ does.
    (1 Cor 811-13)

78
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • 1 Corinthians 811-13 (NKJV)- And because of your
    knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom
    Christ died? 12But when you thus sin against the
    brethren, and wound their weak conscience, you
    sin against Christ. 13Therefore, if food makes my
    brother stumble, I will never again eat meat,
    lest I make my brother stumble.

79
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • This is the calling of all that find salvation.
    (Col 315)

80
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Colossians 315 (NKJV) - And let the peace of
    God rule in your hearts, to which also you were
    called in one body and be thankful.

81
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Am I growing in my service to God?

82
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Am I growing in my service to God?
  • Am I increasingly displaying the mind of
    Christ? (Phil 21-5)

83
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Philippians 23-4 (NKJV)- Let nothing be done
    through selfish ambition or conceit, but in
    lowliness of mind let each esteem others better
    than himself. 4Let each of you look out not only
    for his own interests, but also for the interests
    of others.

84
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Do I view my lifes purpose as pursing peace with
    my brethren? (Eph 41-3)

85
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Ephesians 41-3 (NKJV) - I, therefore, the
    prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy
    of the calling with which you were called, 2 with
    all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering,
    bearing with one another in love, 3 endeavoring
    to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of
    peace.

86
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Romans 86 (NKJV)- For to be carnally minded is
    death, but to be spiritually minded is life and
    peace.

87
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Do you really want to be in the kingdom of God?
    There are some lions who would rather eat the
    lambs!

88
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Do you really want to be in the kingdom of God?
    There are some lions who would rather eat the
    lambs!
  • We need men who will fight a war for peace!

89
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Do you really want to be in the kingdom of God?
    There are some lions who would rather eat the
    lambs!
  • We need men who will fight a war for peace!
  • Problems cannot be ignored. They will only grow.
    (Heb 1215)

90
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Hebrews 1215 (NKJV) - looking carefully lest
    anyone fall short of the grace of God lest any
    root of bitterness springing up cause trouble,
    and by this many become defiled

91
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Why is it easier to use Satans wisdom and call
    it Gods?

92
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Why is it easier to use Satans wisdom and call
    it Gods?
  • Am I really involved in seeking the peace of God?
    (James 313-18)

93
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • James 313-18 (NKJV) - Who is wise and
    understanding among you? Let him show by good
    conduct that his works are done in the meekness
    of wisdom. 14But if you have bitter envy and
    self-seeking in your hearts, do not boast and lie
    against the truth. 15This wisdom does not descend
    from above, but is earthly, sensual, demonic.

94
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • 16 For where envy and self-seeking exist,
    confusion and every evil thing are there. 17 But
    the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then
    peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of
    mercy and good fruits, without partiality and
    without hypocrisy. 18 Now the fruit of
    righteousness is sown in peace by those who make
    peace.

95
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Are you that approachable person that another
    could trust with their problems?

96
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Are you that approachable person that another
    could trust with their problems?
  • Are you one who would defend the faith when
    others would water down the gospel to please
    men? (Gal 110)

97
How is peace found in the kingdom of God?
  • Galatians 110 (NKJV) - For do I now persuade
    men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I
    still pleased men, I would not be a bondservant
    of Christ.
About PowerShow.com