[CONGRATULATIONS! YOU ARE A PEACEMAKER]
Matthew 5.9 04.22.2018
Beatitudes Series | CFA | Pastor Tracy Cook
TEXT Matthew 5.9 ESV9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.
- PEACEMAKERS ARE NOT…
- NEGOTIATORS “The peacemaker in the biblical sense is always interested in redemption first, not negotiation.” – Dr. Gary Denbow
- PEACEMAKERS ARE…
2 Corinthians 5.18 ESV18 All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation;
Romans 5.1 ESV1 Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Ephesians 2.14-18 ESV14 For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility 15 by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, 16 and might reconcile us both to God in one body through the cross, thereby killing the hostility. 17 And he came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near. 18 For through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father.
- SONS OF GOD
Luke 4.18 ESV 18 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed…
Psalm 34.14 ESV 14 Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.
Colossians 1.20 ESV 20 and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of his cross.