How do Christians have & 'do' Peace? (Relationally (with each…
How do Christians have & 'do' Peace?
Our 'status' with God? (Gospel)
Justified (Rom3; Eph 2:8)
Adoption (Rom 8:14-17)
with each other
Love (1Cor 13)
using gifts to serve (1Cor 12; Eph 2:10; James 1:17)
Do not judge
eg. Lord's Prayer
with 'the world'
turn the other cheek
love your enemies
all things for the glory of God
Role Model Research
TWO examples of contemporary significant people (last 100 years)
How did they express their faith to the world?
Struggles with their own inner peace
Imperfection of self, others, the 'system'
How did they support the community in achieving peace and/or justice?
Role model of Jesus
honour God with . . .
repentance and faith
with our 'neighbour'?
do unto others . . .
with the environment?
Prayer (confession, thanksgiving, intercession, petition)
with each other?
Jesus said "whatever you did for the least of these my brothers, you did it for me" (Mt 25:40)
Integrate New Testament eg. Jesus & Paul