Reflecting on God’s Word …

He will be …

Micah 5:2-5 NLT

[2] But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, are only a small village among all the people of Judah. Yet a ruler of Israel, whose origins are in the distant past, will come from you on my behalf.

[3] The people of Israel will be abandoned to their enemies until the woman in labor gives birth. Then at last his fellow countrymen will return from exile to their own land.

[4] And he will stand to lead his flock with the LORD’s strength, in the majesty of the name of the LORD his God. Then his people will live there undisturbed, for he will be highly honored around the world.

[5] And he will be the source of peace. …

Reflection

He will be the source of peace! Peace is what the world is longing for — world peace, peace between nations, national peace, peace within the family, peace in relationships, peace within.

How do we obtain such peace? If Jesus is the source of peace then we must get to know Him to experience it. Like any source needs to be drawn from, so Jesus needs to be accessed in order for peace to be experienced.