Jesus is Our Peace

Ephesians 2:14-16

  1. Jesus is our peace – keeps on being
    1. He made two into one
    2. He broke down the middle wall of separation
    3. He abolished the enmity
    4. He reconciled the two groups to one
  2. Jesus preached peace to Gentiles and Jews 2:17-18

    1. What is peace?
    2. We want peace – God wants you to have peace!
    a. Phil 4:6-7
    b. Num 6:26
    c. Job 22:2
    d. Ps 29:11
    e. Is 26:3
    f. John 14:27
    g.Job 34:29; Ps. 85:8; Is 26:12; Is 45:7; 48;18, 22; Is. 55:11-12; Is. 57:19-21; Jer. 33:6; Luke 1:79; Luke 2:14; John 16:33

    3. Every Christian has peace
    a. He s our peace Eph. 2:14
    b We have peace with God Rom. 5:1
    c. When I am filled with the Spirit, I will have Holy Spirit peace Gal. 5:22
    d. He will fill you with peace Rom. 15:13
    e. His presence is our peace 2 Thes.3:16; Heb 13:20-21; Rev 1:4

    4. How do we have peace?
    a. Mind set on the Spirit is life and peace Rom. 8:
    b. Live in the Kingdom of God Rom. 14:1
    c. Meditate on His love Eph. 3:19
    d. Let Him rule in your heart Col. 3:15

    5. You are like Jesus when you mediate peace
    a The things which you learned and received and heard and saw in me, these do, and the God of peace will be with you. Phi 4:9
    b. Those in the military and police may have to crush evil Rom. 16:20
    c. Live in peace with others 2 Cor. 13:11
    d. Become a joint Eph. 4:15-16
    e. Mediate in the ministry of reconciliation 2 Cor. 5:18-20
    f. Mediate and you’ll establish peace Job 9:33; Job 33:23; Is. 43:27; Gal. 3:19-20; 1 Tim. 2:4-5; Heb 8:6; Heb 9:15; Heb 12:24

SO WHAT?

  • You have PEACE with God through Jesus.
  • No one, no thing, and no circumstance can take that PEACE from you.
  • Because of the Lord Jesus, in spiritual maturity, you become the overflow of
  • PEACE around you.

NOW WHAT?

  • You’ll have to let the  PEACE rule to live His peace. Woman, who humbled herself before Jesus.
  • Consider every source of tension – you can maintain peace because of His PEACE
  • What steps do you need to take in order to complete the work of PEACE with others around you?

 

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