Monday, June 27, 2011

Fruit of the Spirit #3 Biting into the Fruit of Peace

Isaiah 43:1-7

1. Read John 14:25-27. What did Jesus promise those who follow Him?

2. According to Romans 5:1-2 how and when was this accomplished?

3. Looking at Isaiah 9:6, what is one of the names that the Lord Jesus is called?

4. Israel had sinned greatly by following other gods and running with those against God. But in Isaiah 43:1-7 we see pictured for us God’s love and care. What words and phrases indicate God’s special relationship with them?

5. Twice God tells His people not to be afraid (v1, 5). What dangers might they face (v2)?

6. How do you deal with the fears you face?

7. If the peace of God does not depend on freedom from adversity (v2), what does it depend on?

8. How does looking back at what God has done for us in the past help us face the present (v3-4)?

9. Look at verses 5-7. What would it be like to have God act on your behalf this way?

10. What instruction do you find in Philippians 4:6-9 that will help lead to enjoying peace instead of worrying?

11. What instruction do we find in Romans 12:18 and 14:19 that connect peace with the way you treat other people?

12. Where does this type of peace come from according to James 3:17?

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