The Sonship of Peace

October 3, 2021 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: Life in God's Kingdom

Passage: Matthew 5:1–5:16

TEXT: Matthew 5:9

SERIES: Life in God’s Kingdom

 

Introduction

 

 

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.”

 

Point of the Passage: Life in God’s kingdom is characterized by a _______________ of peacemaking which brings great blessing.

 

 

  1. The Prerequisite for the Peacemaking Mission.

 

 

You must have ______________ with God.

 

Colossians 1:19-20

Romans 5:1-2

 

 

 

  1. The Activities of the Peacemaking Mission.

 

  1. Reconcile ______________ to others.

 

 

  1. Reconcile _____________ to people.

 

 

  1. Reconcile people to _______________.

 

 

 

Conclusion

  

 

Application Questions

  

  1. What is the difference between peacekeeping and peacemaking?
  2. Do you think you have to choose between truth and love? How do those go together in peacemaking?
  3. What are some characteristics of a person who is a peacemaker?
  4. Who is it that you need to “make peace” with?

 

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