Summary: As recipes have ingredients to assure a healthy meal, the Bible has a recipe for Peace
A RECIPE FOR PEACE WITH GOD
PHIL 4: 4-9
1. THIS RECIPE REQUIRES PRAISE. 4,5
Praise: An Expression of Love towards God
A. Your Praise is Commanded.
B. Your Praise is to be Continual.
C. Your Praise is Constraining.
2. THIS RECIPE REQUIRES PRAYER 6,7
Prayer: Communication with God
A. Your Prayers are directed to the Lord.
B. Your Petitions Delight the Lord.
C. Your Peace is Delivered by the Lord
D. Your Protection is Decreed by the Lord
3. THIS RECIPE REQUIRES PONDERING. 8
Pondering: A thought Process that determines an action
A. How to be True (Alethes: Grk that
Which is without errror)
B. How to be Honest (Semnos:Grk reverend,
to be venerated for
character, honorable )
C. How to be Pure (Hagnos: Grk pure from
modest from every
fault, immaculate clean)
D. How to be Lovely (Prosphiles: Grk
E. How to be a Good Witness(Euphemos: Grk
***OUR MINDS ARE TO PONDER ON THESE THINGS
4. THIS RECIPE REQUIRES PRACTICE. 9
Practice: An Action that is repeated until it is perfected
A. Practice what we have Learned.
B. Practice what we have Heard.
C. Practice what we have Seen.