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Learning about the Peace of God (2 of 6)
How About Getting To Know Me Better - God
Ken D. Trivette
I. THE PEACE OF GOD AS A GIFT!
A. Judicial Gift of Peace
B. Experiential Gift of Peace
II. THE PEACE OF GOD AS A GUARD!
A. How Amazing the Peace We Find
B. How Assuring the Peace We Feel
III. THE PEACE OF GOD AS A GUIDE!
A. Peace that is Affirming
B. Peace that is Allowed
1. Someone has written:
* God is like Coke. He's the real thing.
* God is like Pan Am. He makes the going great.
* God is like General Electric. He lights your path.
* God is like Bayer Aspirin. He works wonders.
* God is like Hallmark Cards. He cares enough to give His best.
* God is like Tide. He gets the stains out that others leave behind.
* God is like VO5 Hair Spray. He holds through all kinds of weather.
* God is like Dial Soap. Aren't you glad you know Him? Don't you wish everyone did?
* God is like Sears. He has everything.
* God is Alka-Seltzer. Try Him; you'll like Him.
* God is like Scotch Tape. You can't see Him, but you know He's there.
2. When I think of God I have to say with Moses, “Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders” (Exodus 15:11). God may be like many things, but we have to say that there is no one or nothing like Him.
3. Because He is a God like no other, it is my desire that we get to know Him better. I want to us to learn more about Who He is so we can get a better understanding of what He can be to us as His children. Last week we thought about the “grace of God.” Today, I want us to think about the “peace of God.”
4. When you talk about peace you are speaking of a subject that is largely unknown in the world in which we live. All you have to do is turn on your evening news to discover that peace is a stranger in many parts of the world in which we live. The Society of International Law in London stated that during the last 4,0 ...
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