Series: Freed: from Prison to Peace
Freed: Living in Peace
June 21, 2020 | Mark Simmons
What is the purpose of a sermon?
The Bible is given to us, not to comfort us, but to transform us!
- 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (NLT)
Women of the Bible Speak Out: Stories of Betrayal, Abuse, Healing, and Hope
Freed: From Prison to Peace
Living in Peace
- Acts 16:11-15 (NLT)
Lydia was an unusual woman for her time!
Paul honored her leadership in the community and church.
- Philippians 4:2-3 (NLT)
Euodia and Syntyche had a huge role as leaders in the church of Philippi IN THE FIRST CENTURY!
Paul worked for racial reconciliation AND valuing women
Having relational problems is normal
Seek to resolve your disagreements personally
Welcome the help of others to settle disagreements
- Matthew 5:9 (NIV)
Who are you in conflict with and what is the next step toward reconciliation?
Who could you help to reconcile?
The anxiety and peace Paul is talking about is COMMUNAL not personal
- Philippians 4:4-9 (NLT)
Influences for living in peace:
Rejoicing no matter what
Replacing worry with prayer
Requesting with gratitude
Remembering what is true
Rehearsing what you’ve learned