Sunday 10.21.18 (The Light of Peace)

This morning, we’ll continue our series on the Bible and mental health, Finding Light in the Darkness, by considering what Jesus says in Matthew 6 about anxiety, worry, and peace. Then tonight, we’ll be in part 3 of our Judges video study by JD Greear. We hope to see you there!

Schedule
@945 Small Groups / Sunday School for all ages
@1045 Worship Gathering
@6pm Judges video study in youth room

Sermon Notes
The Light of Peace ~ Matthew 6:25-34

The sermon in one sentence: Anxiety and fear can be driven by a number of things, but God’s will for us is a sense of peace, even in a troubled world.

  • Two foundations for peace:
    • Remember that life is more than our present circumstances and future fears (6:25)
    • Remember that God delights in caring for his children (6:26-34)
  • Four practical ways to find peace:
    • Seek God above all else (6:33)
    • Remember the hope of the gospel: God will rescue (Isaiah 35)
    • Take your anxieties to God in prayer (Philippians 4:6-7, 1 Peter 5:6-7)
    • Seek help from others (Ecclesiastes 4:9-12)

finding light in the darkness (sermon series)

Image used and modified with permission from: https://www.pexels.com/photo/light-52910/

Songs for Worship
Victory in Jesus
Seek Ye First
Cares Chorus
Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
Near to the Heart of God
Because He Lives

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