2Meaning 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 Earth
3Meaning(continued)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
4MeaningMicah 5: 1, 3-4But 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 Peace!
5MeaningLuke 1:50-55His 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.
6MeaningLuke 1:50-55He 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.”
7MeaningLuke 4:18The 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
8HowLet 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.
9How“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
12SourceMatthew 10:12-14As 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 town.
13Do not make others your source of Peace! But make God the source of your Peace!