• U2 “Peace on Earth” (Real IRA Omagh
bombing, 1998)
Heaven on Earth/We need it now/I'm sick
of all of this/Hanging around/Sick of sorrow
/Sick of pain/Sick of hearing again and
again/That there's gonna be/Peace on
Jesus this song you wrote/The words are
sticking in my throat/Peace on Earth/Hear
it every Christmas time/But hope and history
won't rhyme/So what's it worth?/This
peace on Earth
• Micah 5: 1, 3-4
But you, O Bethlehem Eph’rathah, who are little
among the clans of Judah, from you, shall come
forth one who is to be ruler in Israel. And He shall
stand and feed his flock in the strength of the Lord,
in the majesty of the Name of the Lord his God.
And they shall dwell secure, for now He shall be
great to the ends of the earth: And this shall be
• Luke 1:50-55
• His mercy extends to those who fear him, from
generation to generation. He has performed
mighty deeds with his arm; he has scattered
those who are proud in their inmost
thoughts. He has brought down rulers from
their thrones but has lifted up the humble.
• Luke 1:50-55
• He has filled the hungry with good things but
has sent the rich away empty. He has helped
his servant Israel, remembering to be
merciful to Abraham and his descendants
forever, just as he promised our ancestors.”
• Luke 4:18
• The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has
anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.
• He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the
prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to
set the oppressed free.
• Isaiah 35:1-10 ; Psalm 146:5-10; Matthew 11:4-6
Let there be peace on earth/ And let it
begin with me/ Let there be peace on
earth/ The peace that was meant to be.
/With God as our Father/ Brothers all are
we./ Let me walk with my brother / In
perfect harmony. / Let peace begin with
me/ Let this be the moment now. / With
every step I take/ Let this be my solemn
vow./ To take each moment /And live
each moment / With peace eternally. /
Let there be peace on earth/ And let it
begin with me.
• “For to be free is not
merely to cast off
one’s chain but to live
in a way that respect
and enhance the
freedom of the other.”
Nelson Mandela and F. W. de Klerk
• Matthew 10:12-14
• As you enter the house, greet it. If the house is
worthy, let your peace come upon it; but if it is not
worthy, let your peace return to you. If anyone will
not welcome you or listen to your words, shake off
the dust from your feet as you leave that house or
Do not make others your source of Peace!
But make God the source of your Peace!
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