In announcing the birth of Jesus, the angels proclaimed that He would bring “peace on earth.” In contrast to sentimental holiday appeals to “give peace a chance,” Alistair Begg explains that peace with God is not natural for us, nor are we able to bring it about. Instead, Jesus came not only to make peace with God possible, but also to bring us personally into His peace, through no endeavor of our own.
1In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered.
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