Sermons on peace
Sermon Big Idea: Like God’s grace, his peace is for everyone. Luke 2:8-12 God’s PEACE is for the poor. Matthew 8:1-4 God’s PEACE is for the physically hurting. Matthew 8:5-13 God’s PEACE is for the gentiles. Matthew 8:23-27 God’s PEACE is for those struggling with faith. Matthew 8:28-34 God’s PEACE is for those battling demons. Matthew 9:27-31 God’s PEACE is for those who believe. Matthew 10:27-33 God’s PEACE is for those who are afraid. Matthew 11:28-30 God’s PEACE is for How COVID has affected us
Sermon Scripture: Luke 2:21-40 Sermon Big Idea: Jesus was worth the wait and is now worth the weight. Luke 2:21-24 The One who redeemed us was redeemed with a sacrifice. Luke 2:25-35 The One deemed “Prince of Peace,” was a source of chaos. Luke 2:36-40 The One waited for was worshiped in wonder. Jesus was worth the wait and is now worth the weight. Those in Christ have been redeemed. Those in Christ will experience chaos. Those in Christ should How COVID has affected us
Sermon Big Idea: Jesus’ arrival as the Prince of Peace was not during a peaceful time but an announcement of peace to a time. The arrival of PEACE was… Luke 1:26-38; Matthew 1:18-23 Premediated Luke 1:5-25 Prefaced (Luke 2:7; Luke 23:53) (Luke 2:16; Luke 23:33) (Matthew 2:1-2; Matthew 27:29) Profound Luke 2:8-14; Matthew 2:1-2 Pronounced Peace arrived in an unpeaceful time in unpeaceful circumstances, and provided what was needed most; hope. Philippians 4:7
Sermon Big Idea: For peace to come, there has to be chaos. Jeremiah 1:16 The Israelites rejected God by worshiping other gods. 2 Kings 25:1-2 The Israelites were removed by God from his land of peace. Jeremiah 4:1-4 The Israelites were told God would relent if they would repent. Ezra 1:1,5, Nehemiah 1:8-9 The Israelites were restored because of God’s faithfulness. Mark 12:1-11 The tenants rejected God’s covenant. The tenants tried to avoid removal. The tenants were called to repent How COVID has affected us
Sermon Title: Promised Peace Scripture: Isaiah 9:1-7 Big Idea: When Jesus came into the world, many things were exposed for what they were and what they could be. Jesus is the place of peace because of the promise of his coming and the promises He makes. Peace exposes the darkness Peace exposes exceeding joy Peace exposes the yoke of slavery Peace exposes eternity True peace is when we see everything in a new Light, which comes with a new life.
Sermon Scripture: Exodus 18 Sermon Big Idea: When we put God’s will first, the result is peace Moses gave God credit (v. 1-9) Moses and Jethro praised and worshiped God (v. 10-12) Moses settled disputes according to God’s decrees (v. 13-16) Jethro had a more comprehensive plan (v. 17-27) Keep taking disputes to God (v. 19-20) Select leaders (v. 21-23) Capable Honest Fear God Hate bribes Break into smaller groups (v. 21-23) And the result was PEACE
Sermon Scripture: Romans 5 There is peace in justification. (v.1-5) Paul’s life Peace in suffering (2 cor 11:24-26, Philippians 1:21) Peace because of the Holy Spirit There is peace when we are loved. (v.6-11) Two women who met Jeus (John 4:13; 8:10-11) While we were still weak sinners Christ died for us Saved from experiencing God’s wrath There is peace in overcoming. (v.12-17) The prodigal son (Luke 15:19) Man’s sin was a huge obstacle A costly free gift There is How COVID has affected us
Psalm 46 God is still our proven help. (v. 1-3) God still sits on His throne. (v. 4-7) Be still and know that He is GOD! (v. 8-11) The world around you may feel like it is crumbling apart, but take hope in the proven power of our almighty God.
Matthew 5:9-12 Philippians 4:6-7 Jesus asks us to have a peace that surpasses human understanding. Jesus asks us to endure persecution like the prophets. With both, He promises us adoption. John 12:1-8 Mary chose perfume over picketing. Mary was chastised not cheered. Matthew 26:13 Mary was memorialized by her maker. John 18:4-12 Peter chose a sword over sonship. Peter was chastised not cheered. Peter thought he was protecting the Prince of Peace. Mary was protecting a promise. Jesus asks us How COVID has affected us
We finish our Tough Questions series with a modern walkthrough of the entire Bible. We can bring all our tough questions to God but ultimately He is in control. He is the only who can fully sustain us with hope, peace, and joy.