PEACE

Fruit of the Spirit
Why must we have peacePeace is an attribute of God To have peace is to be more like God because peace is an attribute of God. (Judg 6:23-24 NIV)  But the LORD said to him, "Peace! Do not be afraid. You are not going to die." {24} So Gideon built an altar to the LORD there and called it The LORD is Peace. To this day it stands in Ophrah of the Abiezrites. Peace is an aspect of the fruit of the Spirit (Gal 5:22 NIV)  But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, How to have peaceAsk from God We can ask God for peace because it is the Lord who grants peace. (Num 6:23-26 NIV)  "Tell Aaron and his sons, 'This is…
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Genealogy of Jesus

Enjoy boring parts of Bible
The passage (Mat 1:1-17 NIV)  A record of the genealogy of Jesus Christ the son of David, the son of Abraham: {2} Abraham was the father of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, {3} Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar, Perez the father of Hezron, Hezron the father of Ram, {4} Ram the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, Nahshon the father of Salmon, {5} Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab, Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth, Obed the father of Jesse, {6} and Jesse the father of King David. David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah's wife, {7} Solomon the father of Rehoboam, Rehoboam…
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Gift of Teaching

Spiritual Gifts
Teaching as a spiritual gift Romans 12:6­8 (NIV) We have different gifts, according to the grace given us. If a man's gift is prophesying, let him use it in proportion to his faith. 7 If it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching, let him teach; 8 if it is encouraging, let him encourage; if it is contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously; if it is leadership, let him govern diligently; if it is showing mercy, let him do it cheerfully. The person with the gift of teaching finds that he can communicate Biblical truths to others in such a way that will impact lives. This person also finds it satisfying to do Bible study and search for God's truths. He is given special…
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How to have beautiful feet

Beautiful in God's eyes
We have beautiful feet when we go where we have been sent to go. Feet that bring good news(Isa 52:7 NIV)  How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, "Your God reigns!" The apostle Paul relates this Old Testament verse directly to evangelism of the lost. (Rom 10:13-15 NIV)  for, "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved." {14} How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? {15} And how can they preach unless they are sent?…
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Prayer Walking

Prayer
Prayer WalkingIt is simply praying while walking. Discussion: How many of us engage in prayer walking? Why do we do it? What are the benefits? Biblical basisLuke 13:22 (NIV)  Then Jesus went through the towns and villages, teaching as he made his way to Jerusalem. John 4:6 (NIV)  Jacob's well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. {cke_protected_1} {cke_protected_2} The Bible tells us that Jesus took long journeys during the time of His ministry. It would be foolish to imagine that he didn't make use of all these times to pray even while He was on the way. Benefits of prayer walking1. It makes good use of our time  Ephesians 5:15‑16 (NIV)  Be very careful, then, how you live‑‑not as unwise but…
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Joy

Fruit of the Spirit
What is joyDefinition JOY is  defined by the Homan Dictionary as “the happy state that results from knowing and serving God.” Joy is found over 150 times in the Bible. If such words as "joyous" and "joyful" are included, the number comes to over 200. The verb rejoice appears well over 200 times. This means that rejoicing is an action than we can carry out. We can choose to be joyful. Joy is different from pleasure The Bible distinguishes joy from pleasure. The Greek word for pleasure is the word from which we get our word hedonism, the philosophy of self-centered pleasure-seeking. Paul referred to false teachers as "lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God" (2 Tim. 3:4). The Bible warns that self-indulgent pleasure-seeking does not lead to happiness…
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BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS

The Be-attitudes
(Mat 5:9 NIV)  Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God. Maintain peace with others Mat 5:39-42 NIV) But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. {40} And if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. {41} If someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles. {42} Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you. As far as possible, we should maintain peace with others. Maintaining peace sometimes means that we need to let others have their way. It may mean we don’t enforce…
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Jesus with the Samaritan Woman

Encounters of Jesus
The passage (John 4:7-26 NIV)  When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, "Will you give me a drink?" {8} (His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.) {9} The Samaritan woman said to him, "You are a Jew and I am a Samaritan woman. How can you ask me for a drink?" (For Jews do not associate with Samaritans.) {10} Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water." {11} "Sir," the woman said, "you have nothing to draw with and the well is deep. Where can you get this living water? {12} Are you greater than our father…
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Jehu

Lessons from Bible Characters
Jehu went beyond the call of duty in doing God's work. 2 Kings 9: 6 So Jehu got up and went inside; the young man poured the oil on his head, saying to him, "Thus says the Lord the God of Israel: I anoint you king over the people of the Lord, over Israel. 7 You shall strike down the house of your master Ahab, so that I may avenge on Jezebel the blood of my servants the prophets, and the blood of all the servants of the Lord. 8 For the whole house of Ahab shall perish; I will cut off from Ahab every male, bond or free, in Israel. Jehu was asked to kill the entire family of Ahab. However he went beyond that and killed many other…
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