The Gifts of Christmas – PEACE
Scripture Reference: Luke 2:13-14
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!”
- Peace is PROVIDED through Jesus.
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. (John 14:27)
- His peace is FOUNDATIONAL. (Romans 5:1)
- His peace is FUNCTIONAL. (Colossians 3:15)
- Peace is PERFECTED in Jesus.
And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:7)
- His peace is SUPERIOR.
- His peace is SUFFICIENT.
- Peace must be PURSUED by me.
You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast,
because they trust in you. (Isaiah 26:3)
- FOCUS on His PRESENCE
- TRUST in His PURPOSE