Preparing for Love's Arrival
Prepare Your Mind
December 23, 2018
Message 4 in the Series: Preparing for Love’s Arrival
Key Point: “When the world around us rages in chaos, we must quiet our minds before the Prince of Peace.”
What gives you peace of mind? Where do you go when life gets stressful? What do you do when chaos surrounds you? How do you cope with the pressures of life?
As we continue our Christmas Series today entitled, Preparing for Love’s Arrival, we come to another passage of Scripture in the book of Isaiah in the Old Testament that deals with finding peace in the midst of darkness and despair. As the people of God, in Isaiah’s time (some 700 years before Christ), came under oppression and punishment, they struggled with questions of “How long God?” it was through the mouthpieces of God (the prophets) that God’s word of encouragement came. And, in Isaiah chapter 9, the promise of a coming Messiah – who would be a Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace – would become a reality within time. Follow along: