CHRISTmas is receiving the Gift of Peace
CHRISTmas is receiving the “Gift of Peace.”
Peace was lost in the Garden of Eden at the fall with Adam and Eve. God’s peace is different than the world’s peace. CHRISTmas is about PEACE between God and man being restored in Christ Jesus. God is not anger at you. HE loves you.
6 “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 [of Eternity], Prince of Peace. 7 Of the increase of His government and of peace there shall be no end,” Isaiah 9:6-7a AMPC
“Peace I leave with you; MY peaceI give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” John 14:27
And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7 NIV
7 And God’s peace [shall be yours, that tranquil state of a soul assured of its salvation through Christ, and so fearing nothing from God and being content with its earthly lot of whatever sort that is, that peace] which transcends all understanding shall garrison and mount guard over your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7 Amplified
The PEACE which God offers through Jesus Christ brings contentment and rest which cannot be understood by the intellect of man. The world does not know the eternal assurance of salvation found in Christ Jesus. The religion believes we work for salvation versus the free gift of grace through Jesus Christ. If you must earn your salvation, then there will be strife and discontentment. I am not worthy, I have not done enough, I need to work more for God, I need to be a better person, I am so ashamed, my failures are awful. Discontentment is a life of defeat and death.
The world’s peace is a counterfeit to God’s PEACE. It is empty, temporal and Godless.
God’s Gift of PEACE brings rest knowing your salvation is secure. God’s PEACE is a life of victory. God’s PEACE brings reconciliation of man to GOD HIMSELF through Jesus Christ. CHRISTmas is about the PEACE of HEAVEN coming to earth in Jesus Christ. The PEACE Jesus brings is eternal, forever PEACE.
CHRISTmas is in the heart of a redeemed restored child of God. CHRISTmas reminds you of the promises of God. HE loves you unconditionally. Your heavenly father receives you into HIS home. You are HIS off spring. You are made in HIS image and likeness. You are HIS son or daughter. You carry the Spirit of God living in you.
Jesus Christ has given you the CHRISTmas Gift of PEACE on earth now. Jesus Christ has redeemed you from the work cursed system of the world into the Kingdom of God now.
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