The Gift of Peace

Welcome back to our Fruit of Spirit Series.

Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

The Gift of Peace:
John 14:27 (NIV)
27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
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The Message of Peace

Welcome back to our Fruit of Spirit Series.

Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law

The Message of Peace:

Ephesians 2:17 (NIV)
17 He came and preached peace to you who were far away and peace to those who were near.

John 20:21 (NIV)
21 Again Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.”

The Healing of Peace

Welcome back to our Fruit of Spirit Series.

Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

The Healing of Peace:

Proverbs 14:30 (NIV)
30 A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.

Matthew 11:28-30 (NIV)
28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Psalms 23:1-4 (NIV)
1 The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, 
3 he restores my soul. He guides me in paths of righteousness 
for his name’s sake. 
4 Even though I walk 
 through the valley of the shadow of death, 
I will fear no evil, 
for you are with me; 
your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

1 Peter 5:7 (NIV)
7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.

The Protection of Peace

Welcome back to our Fruit of Spirit Series.

Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

The Protection of Peace:

Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV)
6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Psalms 4:8 (NIV)
8 I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.

The Source of Peace

Welcome back to our Fruit of Spirit Series. Today, we are going to start learning about the next fruit – Peace.

Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

PEACE

Webster’s New World Dictionary defines

Peace – freedom from war, an agreement to end war, harmony, calm, quiet.

The Source of Peace:

Psalms 62:5-7 (NIV)
5 Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; 
my hope comes from him. 
6 He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken. 
7 My salvation and my honor depend on God ; 
he is my mighty rock, my refuge.

Psalms 29:11 (NIV)
11 The LORD gives strength to his people; 
the LORD blesses his people with peace.

Psalms 62:1 (NIV)
1 My soul finds rest in God alone; 
my salvation comes from him.

Isaiah 26:12 (NIV)
12 LORD, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us.