Living Our Faith: Christmas: The Prince of Peace


The song of the angels in the Nativity story promises peace on earth. But, the reality is that peace seemingly breaks down with ease in this world.

“The Adoration of the Shepherds” by Gerard van Honthorst (Wikimedia Commons)

Christ, the Prince of Peace, was born into the messy, gritty, troubled reality of human life. He promised a peace that the world cannot give.
To be a true Prince of Peace, Christ must rule over all people, for the peace he brings will be realized when all accept his reign.