Contributed by Sunitha Justin on Dec 20, 2021
Christmas, or coming of Jesus into the world, brought us peace in three ways.
1. Jesus brought us peace with God. 2. Jesus brought us peace with our own self. 3. Jesus brought us peace with others
The Hebrew word for peace is Shalom. Shalom is used as salutation by Jewish people at meeting or parting, meaning ‘peace’. Shalom means peace, harmony, wholeness, completeness, prosperity, welfare and tranquillity.
Shalom doesn’t mean ‘absence of problems’ or ‘absence of trouble’. Rather, the