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You can have peace in a world that does not know peace. We can live in God’s peace on the earth now and in the coming Kingdom. The shepherds in Luke 2 exemplify hearing and responding to the Gospel.
Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people.” Luke 2:10 NKJV
From 1st Peter 5, Peter has some words of instruction and encouragement for pastors and for all believers everywhere. We are all to follow the examples set by Christ and at the same time be a good example for others.
The angels declared “Peace on Earth, goodwill toward men.” Is the world at peace? Of course not, but don’t let that stop you from finding peace. We have peace with God and can be at peace in the world that … Continue reading
We light the pink candle, the only brightly colored candle on the advent wreath, and celebrate the message of joy the angles brought to shepherds in the field. Joy to the world, the Lord is come!
“Peace on earth, goodwill toward men.” Even when the world is in turmoil we can have peace and be at peace. For the believer he himself is our peace (Ephesians 2:13). He will someday make all things new but on the … Continue reading
Advent traditions vary but if you have three purple candles and one that is pink, that brightly colored candle is lit on the third Sunday of Advent. The angels brought good tidings of great joy to a small group of … Continue reading