Blessed Are the Peacemakers

Blessed Are the Peacemakers (Matthew 5:9)

“Blessed are the peacemakers; for they shall be called sons of God.” (Matthew 5:9)

I. What is God’s Peace (Shalom)? (Numbers 6:24-25; Romans 15:33; Hebrews 13:20; Colossians 1:20)

II. The paradox of being a true peacemaker (Matthew 10:34; Jude 1:3)

III. Peacemakers make peace by sowing righteousness (Isaiah 48:22; Jeremiah 8:11; James 3:18)

IV. Peacemakers draw their peace from God through Jesus (John 16:33; Romans 10:15)

V. Peacemakers actively work to reconcile men and women to God and to one another (Matthew 5:23-24: Mark 9:50; Romans 12:18; 2 Corinthians 5:18-21)

VI. They shall be called sons of God (Matthew 5:9)

Actions:
How will you be a peacemaker this week? Who will you make peace with today?

 

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