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Live It Up: Peace Corps-Matthew 5:9-10

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Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 5:1 (ESV)

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God…”

Matthew 5:9 (ESV)

1. When I have peace with God I make peace with others

If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all. Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”

Romans 12:18-19 (ESV)

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed.

James 5:16 (ESV)

Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.

Proverbs 19:11 (ESV)

2. When I have peace with God I will have conflict with others

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven…

Matthew 5:9-10 (ESV)

Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted…

2 Timothy 3:12 (ESV)

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind…

Romans 12:2 (ESV)

Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.

1 Peter 4:12 (ESV)