2. a good mood
3. peace of mind
Ways people try to achieve peace
2. detachment from real life
Peace as a fruit of the Holy Spirit is a right relationship which can only come from salvation in Christ.
Three ways to understand peace
1. Peace with God (Romans 5:1)
God has done everything to reconcile us back to Himself.
2. Peace of God (Phil. 4:6-9)
Keeping peace has a lot to do with maintaining order.
We must engage is spiritual warfare if we want to have peace.
3. Peace on earth (I Cor. 7:15, Heb. 12:14; I Thess. 5:13; Rm. 12:18; Col. 3:15).
We are to do all that we can to be at peace with other people.
How to get peace
1. Pray (vs. 6-7)
2. Discipline your mind (vs. 8-9)