And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6 NASB)
Prince of Peace
Let’s talk for just a bit about this word Peace.
- completeness, soundness, welfare, peace
- completeness (in number)
- safety, soundness (in body)
- welfare, health, prosperity
- peace, quiet, tranquillity, contentment
- peace, friendship
- of human relationships
- with God especially in covenant relationship
- peace (from war)
- peace (as adjective)
I love the way Charles Stock of Life Center, Harrisburg, PA puts it
Nothing missing, Nothing broken
What are you going to do with that?
Got anything that’s broken?
Got anything that’s missing?
Well, the Father has assigned to His Son the Prince to be the administrator of Peace.
Check His resume:
One day Jesus headed over to the country of the Gadarenes. There He ran into a man with more problems than you could shake a stick at if you were so inclined.
A few words from the Master and – Shalom
And they came to Jesus and observed the man who had been demon-possessed sitting down, clothed and in his right mind, the very man who had had the “legion”; (Mark 5:15 NASB)
Tell us your Shalom story?
What broken thing has He mended?
What missing thing has He restored?
We would love to hear your testimony. It will stir up our faith.