Peace Part 5 “The Reality and Results of Repentance”

Sermon Notes

“Peace”- Part 5

The Reality and Results of Repentance

The average American will have eaten _____________ PB & J sandwiches before high school graduation.


Peanut butter…………….________________




Principle #1 of Confronting Conflict_________________   _____________


Principle #2 of Confronting Conflict

Get the ____________ out of your own ___________.


Romans 12:18: 

If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men. 


I can control how I contribute to a conflict ______________ than I can control how you contribute to a conflict.


By dealing with __________ issues, I am in the best position to deal with ______________ issues.


In order to have peace with God and others we must regularly practice ________________….because we regularly make ___________________.


When we sin we do not sin against a _________ of ____________ but against a ________________  _______________.


Seeing our sin as against God reduces the likelihood of us adopting a “no ____________, no _____________” approach to sin.


2 Corinthians 7:8-12

Even if I caused you sorrow by my letter, I do not regret it. Though I did regret it—I see that my letter hurt you, but only for a little while— yet now I am happy, not because you were made sorry, but because your sorrow led you to repentance. For you became sorrowful as God intended and so were not harmed in any way by us. 10 Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death. 11 See what this godly sorrow has produced in you: what earnestness, what eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what longing, what concern, what readiness to see justice done. At every point you have proved yourselves to be innocent in this matter. 12 So even though I wrote to you, it was neither on account of the one who did the wrong nor on account of the injured party, but rather that before God you could see for yourselves how devoted to us you are.

Big idea:  ____________ repentance leads to real _______________.


Reality of Repentance

Repentance is not simply saying, “__________  _______________”.


The word “repent” means a _____________ of ______________.


Repentance is needed for ____________________ from sin.

Matthew 4:21

 Going on from there, he saw two other brothers, James son of Zebedee and his brother John. They were in a boat with their father Zebedee, preparing their nets. Jesus called them,

Results of Repentance

1.  A result of repentance is ______________________.


Real repentance is not done ______________ and      ________________.


2.  A result of repentance is a _______________ of your _________.


3.  A result of repentance is ____________________.


Real repentance _____________ us to our knees and            _____________ us close to our God.


4.  A result of repentance is ________________.


5.  A result of repentance is _______________________.


Real repentance doesn’t put _________________ on what      is necessary to “make it right”.