Sermon Outline, February 25, 2018, “Peaceful Heart”
Trust God’s Judgment.
Trust God’s Knowledge about People.
~ Hebrews 4:13 And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are open and laid bare to the eyes of Him with whom we have to do.
~ II Chronicles 16:9 For the eyes of the Lord move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His. You have acted foolishly in this. Indeed, from now on you will surely have wars.
~ Job 34:21 For His eyes are upon the ways of a man,
And He sees all his steps.
~ Psalm 33:13-14 The Lord looks from heaven;
He sees all the sons of men;
14 From His dwelling place He looks out
On all the inhabitants of the earth,
~ Proverbs 5:21 For the ways of a man are before the eyes of the Lord,
And He watches all his paths.
Honor God’s Judgment.
~ Psalm 139:23-24 Search me, O God, and know my heart;
Try me and know my anxious thoughts;
24 And see if there be any hurtful way in me,
And lead me in the everlasting way.
~ Matthew 12:36-37 But I tell you that every careless word that people speak, they shall give an accounting for it in the day of judgment. 37 For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.
~ Galatians 5:19-21 Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality, 20 idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions, 21 envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
~ Proverbs 1:7 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge;
Fools despise wisdom and instruction.
~ Proverbs 9:10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom,
And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
~ Proverbs 16:6 By lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for,
And by the fear of the Lord one keeps away from evil.
~ Proverbs 23:17 Do not let your heart envy sinners,
But live in the fear of the Lord always.
Trust God’s Value.
God values People.
~ I John 4:10 In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.
Honor God’s value for People!
~ Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.
~ Colossians 3:15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.
~ Isaiah 26:3 The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace,
Because he trusts in You.
~ Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.
Trust God’s Provision!
God provides for our needs.
~ Philippians 4:6-7 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
~ Philippians 4:19 And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
Honor God’s Provision.
~ Hebrews 10:25 not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near.
~ I Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.