Prince of Peace
1. Jesus brings peace _______________ God.
- Sinful Man’s hostility against God
- God’s hostility against Sinful Man
“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!” (Luke 2:14)
We have peace with God ONLY through Jesus, the Prince of Peace.
2. Jesus brings peace __________ God.
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)
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. 5 Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; 6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:4-7)
3. Jesus brings peace to and through ____________________________ .
For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility 15by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, 16and might reconcile us both to God in one body through the cross, thereby killing the hostility. (Ephesians 2:14-15)