Be A Man of Peace
A Man of Peace
A Man for the World
the total world, when considered in spatial terms as world, is called κόσμος in the sense of “universe” “inasmuch as in it all individual things and creatures, heaven and earth, gods and men, are brought into unity by a universal order” (Sasse 871; cf. Plato Grg. 507e–508a; Ti.
This word for trespasses here is παράπτωμα - lemma, paraptoma
παράπτωμα is used of transgressions specifically of the righteous, god-fearing, and pious
There is another word that might have been used, ἁμαρτωλός - hamartōlos
contrasted with ἁμαρτωλός, which causes damnation
Be at Peace with God
Become His Ambassadors of Peace
To convict the world concerning sin
To convict the world concerning righteousness
To convict the world concerning judgement
in many places in the Hebrew Bible, righteousness has a strong forensic character and pertains to executing justice in the court of law and ensuring right treatment of persons in social frameworks (Lev 19:15; Deut 1:16–17; 16:18–20; 25:1).
What the Church needs today is not more machinery or better, not new organizations or more and novel methods, but men whom the Holy Ghost can use—men of prayer, men mighty in prayer. The Holy Ghost does not flow through methods, but through men. He does not come on machinery, but on men. He does not anoint plans, but men—men of prayer.
Luke 18:1; Ephesians 6:18; 1 Thessalonians 5:17