Song Devotional Series: Prince of Heaven

Prince of Heaven – Devotional
Rick Nelson

All of eternity hinges on the answer to this question – how does sinful humanity regain peace with a holy God?  God made a way back to peace with Him through Jesus, and the church has been called to announce that peace to a world of chaos.  This announcement is the essence of the Christian mission and the greatest news ever told.  We still divide history by His story.

God didn’t make a way of peace through a ruler, power, influence, wealth, or charm.  He chose to do it through the weakest of creatures – a baby born to an engaged teenager and placed in a feeding trough for cattle.

Angel choirs announced the birth of this child wrapped in cloths with the news that He was the Savior, Messiah and Lord.  How should we respond to this scandalous way of peace?  Recognize the long-promised Jesus as the One who sets us free, forgives our sins, comforts our fears and gives us rest.  Ask for His mercy, rest in the eternal love He offers and cry out that He is the Prince of Heaven, the Hope of the world, forever worthy of our worship.  That is peace with God!

The Prince of Heavenly Peace – Sermon Outline

  1. Scandalous Plan (Luke 2:8-14) – What could be more unbelievable than a baby born out of wedlock to an unmarried teenager being the Savior of the world?
  2. Saving Power (Ephesians 2:13-17) – Jesus broke down the wall between man and God at the cross. He bridged the ultimate gap by giving His life.
  3. Securing Peace (Colossians 1:19-20) – Placing your faith in Jesus, the Prince of peace and His sacrificial death will bring you peace with God.

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