Depart from evil, and do good;
seek peace, and pursue it. – Psalm 34:14
As followers of Jesus Christ, we’re called to foster peace in the midst of evil, controversy, and conflict. Grow your understanding and skills in peacemaking through our upcoming Sunday messages, Bible reading plan, and book discussion sessions.
Cultivating a Heart of Peace
Matthew 5:43-47; Genesis 1:26-27
Recognizing a Heart of War
James 3:13-18; Luke 18:9-14; Matthew 6:1-6
Out of the Box
Mark 6:30-34; John 8:1-11
Helping Things Go Right
1 Samuel 24; Ephesians 4:1-6
Bible Reading Plan
How does this passage reveal the nature and will of God?
What is the big idea and why is it important?
Is there an example to follow or avoid?
Lord, help me apply the truth of this passage to my life today!
- Genesis 1:26-27
- Ezekiel 36:22-28
- Matthew 5:43-48
- 1 John 4:7-12
- John 14:15-27
- Micah 4:1-5
- Galatians 5:13-26
- James 3:13-18
- James 4:1-10
- Luke 18:9-14
- Romans 12:1-5
- Matthew 6:1-6
- Mark 6:30-34
- Matthew 5:1-16
- Psalm 51
- Romans 12:9-21
- Mark 14:3-9
- Matthew 7:1-5, 12
- Luke 10:25-37
- 1 Samuel 24
- 2 Corinthians 5:16-21
- John 8:1-11
- Luke 15:11-32
- Ephesians 4:1-6
Book Discussion Sessions
Read The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict by The Arbinger Institute. If you live in the Sarasota FL area, come to one or more of our book discussion sessions. If you live outside the area, consider forming a discussion group of your own.
Sunday, September 16 at 4:00 pm
Panera on Bee Ridge & Cattlemen
Thursday, September 20 at 9:00 am
Caribou Coffee & Einstein Bagels
Corner of Bee Ridge and Tamiami Trail
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