The Promise Of Peace by Larry Wynn

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THE PROMISE OF PEACE
JOHN 14:27
SEPTEMBER 13, 1998 A.M.
SERIES: A GOOD ATTITUDE
Larry Wynn
SUBJECT: PEACE

I. INTRODUCTION

A. IN TURKEY, IT IS SAID, THERE ARE SOME
BIRDS WHICH HAVE NEVER BEEN SEEN TO
ALIGHT ANYWHERE IN ORDER TO REST.
THEY ARE FLYING IN THE AIR
CONSTANTLY. THE NATIVES CALL THEM
“LOST SOULS”.

B. WE ARE LIKE THESE BIRDS. SO MANY
SEEMINGLY CAN FIND NO PLACE OF REST.

C. NEVER HAS THERE BEEN A TIME WHEN
THERE WAS SUCH A LACK OF PEACE
WITHIN MAN AS THERE IS TODAY.

D. WOULDN’T IT BE WONDERFUL IF THERE
WAS A STORE WHERE PEACE COULD BE
PURCHASED?

E. PEACE CAN’T BE PURCHASED. IT IS A GIFT.

1. GALATIANS 5 RECORDS THE FRUIT
OF A LIFE LIVED IN THE POWER OF
GOD’S SPIRIT.

2. THE THIRD CHARACTERISTIC OF
THIS LIFE IS “PEACE”.


F. JESUS TALKED A LOT ABOUT PEACE.

1. HE TELLS US IN JOHN 14:27 ABOUT
THE PEACE HE GIVES.

2. HE TELLS US IT IS A GIFT.

3. HE TELLS US IT IS FAR DIFFERENT
FROM THE PEACE THE WORLD
GIVES.

4. HE TELLS US IT WORKS IN
EVERYDAY LIFE.

II. THE HOPE OF PEACE.

A. PEACE WITH GOD.

1. THIS IS A SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCE.

2. THE BIBLE SAYS WE ARE AT WAR
WITH GOD.

a. FOR SOME THIS IS AN OPEN
WAR.

b. FOR OTHERS IT IS AN
INTELLECTUAL WAR.

c. FOR OTHERS IT IS A CONTROL
WAR.

d. FOR OTHERS IT IS A COLD
WAR.

3. YOU HAVE HEARD THE STATEMENT,
“HE MADE HIS PEACE WITH GOD.”


4. MAKING PEACE WITH GOD IS THE
NEED OF EVERYONE.

5. PEACE WITH GOD IS MADE
THROUGH THE LORD JESUS CHRIST.

B. THE PEACE OF GOD. ...


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