As we continue in this season of advent, we light the peace candle. This candle represents the peace that we have through Jesus who is the Prince of Peace. Romans 5 reminds us that, “since we have been justified by faith, we have peace through our Lord Jesus Christ.” This week we rejoice in the peace that we have through faith in Jesus.
For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.”
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying,
“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!”
When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another,
“Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has made known to us.”