Bible Study Guide:

Sow in Peace

By Scarlett Stough


To prepare for this Bible study, please read the women in Christ commentary, A Harvest of Righteousness.

1. James 3:17; Matthew 5:9 What does being a peacemaker mean? In your experience, how successful are people in general at being peacemakers? Why is peace-loving as a component of wisdom important to resolving conflicts?

2. Isaiah 59:8; Romans 3:17; Psalm 36:1 What do you think the “fear of God” has to do with being able to learn “the way of peace?”

3. Romans 5:1-2; Isaiah 52:7; I Corinthians 1:20-31 Explain from Scripture how Jesus is our “wisdom from God” in relation to becoming a peacemaker.

4. Hebrews 12:5-14; James 3:18; James 1:20 Describe the role discipline has in building a righteous, peace-loving character which includes godly wisdom? What do we “sow” in order to reap “righteousness?

5.II Corinthians 13:11 Define “perfection” as used in this passage. Describe the quality of being of “one mind.” How can people of different cultures, beliefs, preferences and other differences “live in peace?”

6. After reading these passages, do you have any more insights on the importance of peace to the quality of wisdom? How can we build a peace-loving character?

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