Isaiah 9:6-7 (NLT) For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 7 Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end, on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from this time forth and forevermore.
Luke 2:13-14 (ESV) And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, 14 “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!”
1. The GIFT of peace
2. The PRINCE of peace
Ephesians 2:14 (NLT) For Christ himself has brought peace to us. He united Jews and Gentiles into one people when, in his own body on the cross, he broke down the wall of hostility that separated us.
3. The GIVER of peace
John 14:27 (NLT) I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.
4. The SACRIFICE for peace
Isaiah 53:5 (NIV) he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him
John 1:4-5 (ESV) In him was life, and the life was the light of men. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.