Freed: Living in Peace

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

Series Information

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