Podcast

Peace

Peace is a God-given state of inner order and tranquility free from oppressive thoughts and emotions. In part 4 of Soul Construction: The Fruit of the Spirit, Pastor Dan Cox reads from Galatians 5:22.

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Study Notes

Soul Construction

  • The Goal
  • The Means
  • The Power

Some Context First…

What Does the Bible Teach About Peace?

  • Peace with God
  • Peace with Others
  • Peace of God

What Does the Bible Teach About Peace?

  • Through faith in Christ, we can have peace with God (Rom. 5:1-11)
  • Through Christ’s love, we can have peace with others (Rom. 12:9-21; Col. 3:12-15)
  • Through the ministry of the Spirit, we can experience the peace of God (Rom. 8:1-6)

The Peace of God…

  • is given by Jesus (John 14:25-27; 16:33)
  • is unleashed by thankful prayer (Phil. 4:6-7)

Peace is not the absence of trouble – it is the presence of Christ.    Sheila Walsh

Applying the Text

  • Are you at peace with God?
  • Do you seek peace with others?
  • Do you choose God’s peace daily?