Christmas: The gift of peace

The world is weary. It seems as if it has been weary for a very long time. These last few years have sparked demonstrations, world shifting alliances, and many believers in the Christian world have fallen away from church and have a very heightened look at end times prophecies. The words of “O Holy Night” are definitely on the mark when it says that the world is weary and we can legitimately ask – where is the Prince of peace?

This peace from Jesus, the Prince of peace, is the ultimate peace that makes any and all other peace possible. It unlocks the door of our hearts and minds to genuine forgiveness, generosity, obedience, and love – which can and must be extended to our community to bring about reconciliation, healing, change, and justice. Christmas reminds us that God sent His Son into this world to open this door of peace to our hearts…

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