The Greek word for peace, ‘ eirene’ contains the following meanings:
The Hebrew word ‘shalom’ can also be translated as:
The core message of Christmas is not romantic or sentimental, it’s the powerful message of peace:
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders.
And he will be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God,
Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace (shalom).
To receive this peace we first must be reconciled to God. To be in right relationship with Him is to fulfil our purpose & design.
[Augustine of Hippo 397 AD]
You can find out how to find peace with God, and with yourself, in the Foundations Section of the website