Peace on Earth?

By Greg Laurie

Glory to God in highest heaven, and peace on earth to those with whom God is pleased
—Luke 2:14

“Glory to God in highest heaven, and peace on earth to those with whom God is pleased.” That is what the angels said one night to shepherds as they kept watch over their flocks in an area known as Bethlehem.

But when we look at our world, we wonder, “Where is the peace that the angels promised?” Things seem more contentious than ever before.

Let’s understand, however, the original meaning of that statement. A more literal translation of the angels’ words would read, “Peace on earth among men who are pleasing God.”

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Luke 21:36 "Watch therefore, and pray always that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things that will come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man."

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