👉VERSE: _”…The Prince of Peace.”_(Isaiah 9:6)
A Christian is offered a peacemaking mandate to resemble Christ, the embodiment of peace. Our Saviour came to show us the way to be at peace with all men as He did (Hebrews 12:14). Peace is to be found in all our endeavors with those we come into contact with. This festive season is a test case to make peace and reconciliation with others, seeking to settle all squabbles, skirmishes, disputes and dissensions among ourselves. Before this year passes on the baton to the incoming year, do well to talk to those with whom you haven’t been in fine terms for a period of time. Hypocritical Christians will claim to be celebrating the Birth of Christ but they haven’t made any attempt to settle the differences between them and others for the sake of peace.
Are you not in talking terms with any of your family members, friends, fellow workers, and litigants in your neighborhood? Perhaps your case was genuine and they rather offended you. However, accept to be the one at fault and make peace with them for the sake of Christ our Lord whose birth has brought peace into the entire world. *When you sacrifice everything towards ensuring peace, you haven’t lost any thing* *To err is human and to forgive is divine* Come on, dear Christian! Forgive your offenders and be in good terms with them. Be a peacemaker where you are, and ye shall then be called a child of God (Matthew 5:9).
*PRAYER*: Prince of Peace, may your happy birth bring me to the need to make peace with others. *AMEN*