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She was just a young woman when God called on her to bear a special child. The child would be of miraculous birth, she had never been with a man before. The child would be the Son of God who would save the world from its sins. But along with the task came some unwanted costsÖ

- A fiancťe that initially didnít understand any of it and thought she had lied and cheated on him.
- A community that ostracized and shunned her for an unplanned pregnancy before marriage. And then when the ďstoryĒ of angels came out they thought she was delusional.
- A long and difficult journey to another city on the verge of the due date after months of seclusion in her home.
- Having the baby in a smelly stable because there was no room and no mercy in Bethlehem.
- An egotistical king that sent killers after the baby to destroy him.

Why didnít she become bitter? Why not lash out at God and abandon the plan and the faith?

Why didnít she become bitter? Why not lash out at God and abandon the plan and the faith?

Because they had met the Prince of Peace!

Isaiah 9:6-7 (KJV)
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. 7 Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.

We have been studying the names of Jesus from this passage:

Wonderful CounselorÖThat Jesus is amazing and surpasses all of our expectations of a Savior! He is amazing and is the real deal.
Not only that but His ways, His actions, His counsel is so deep, so vast and so high that it is never wrong. His knowledge and wisdom is so infinite that we canít even begin to see all that He sees in leading us.
He is exactly what one would expect from the Son of God and more!

Mighty GodÖJesus is the mighty God. He is ruler, He is unlimited, He never plays by our rules and He has overcome everything including Satan and Death. He has revealed to us the unstoppable power of GodÖ.and I like that!

But His mighty power doesnít always show up in stunning miracles.

These testimonies I read today point to Jesus Christ as limitless! NO, He didnít perform the stunning miracle but nothing can tie His hands from working, nothing! Not broken bodies, bad childhoods, chaotic marriages, loneliness, not even death.

Today we look on this term Prince of Peace. What does this name mean to us?

Letís begin by defining the terms, Jesus Christ is the Prince of Peace.


The word Prince, especially taken in context of verse 6, implies that Jesus is THE supreme ruler, that he is royalty.

He rules from a throne and from that throne vast power is at his command.
- The government is on his shoulders,