What will bring you peace?
Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven and glory in the highest! Luke 19:38
Hosanna! Save now was the cry.
This King, riding a colt,
This King, descending the path of the Passover Lamb,
This King, coming in the name of the Lord,
This King, bringing salvation.
This King, weeping.
As he approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it and said, “If you, even you, had only known on this day what would bring you peace—but now it is hidden from your eyes.” Luke 19:41-42
As the Passover Lamb was examined and proclaimed without a blemish, so was our Lord Jesus. Jesus knew no sin.
The first Passover Lamb was taken into the home of the family, and some say that the family grew fond of the lamb, treating it like a pet.
Jesus entered Jerusalem following the path of the procession of the Passover Lambs. The multitudes praised Him and honored Him as their King. He taught them daily in the temple, and they soaked up His teachings.
And yet, they did not understand that they had been visited by God. They did not understand that the Kingdom of God was in their presence.
Their cry was “Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!”
Peace was in their presence, and they did not recognize it.
What brings peace
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. John 14:27
Jesus give us peace with God, a peace that is not dependent on our actions or others’ actions. This peace was bought with His blood and His flesh. Jesus paid the price for our sins and wiped away all that separated us from God.
Jesus breathes His peace upon us, all we have to do is take it in and live in His peace.
My prayer for you:
Save now, O Lord. Bring Your peace that only You can bestow upon these dear readers. Fill them with Your Presence and guide them as they walk in the fullness of Your grace, Your salvation, and Your enduring love. You, O Lord, are our Peace.