The Peacemakers

11 Mar, 2015

Sermon Notes

The Peacemakers
Matthew 5:9

I. The Conflict: The prevalence of conflict demand the presence of peacemakers.

A. Personal conflict
B. Interpersonal conflict
C. Organizational conflict
D. International conflict
E. Spiritual conflict

II. The Concept: Peacemaking requires much more than passivity.

A. Not Avoidance: Ignoring controversy at all costs.
B. Not Agreement: Finding unity in the l east common denominator.
C. Not Appeasement: Pacifying someone to prevent trouble.
D. Not Abandonment: Forsaking the essential for the sake of harmony.
E. It is "Shalom:" To establish right relationships between two.

III. The Consequence: Peacemakers will be called God-like.