Celebrating the Excellencies of His Name -Prince of Peace, by Petra Hefner-

Is Christ
And in Christ
And from Christ
And through Christ
For us
Christ alone
The Prince of Peace
Our 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 Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6
This man
Shall be our Peace
The King of Peace existing
From eternity to eternity
Who was and is and is to come
The Prince of Peace
Our Peace Beneath
His Commandments
Kept fully!
Though sin – our sin
Nailed Him
It pleased Him
To bruise Him
His own promise kept!
Yet death could not keep Him
His perfect obedience birthed
New life
His Peace
The Mystery of His Will
His Glory revealed!
In Him Revealing
His righteousness
Our perfect Peace
Peace like a river
Now flows
For those
Who believe that He Is
The Prince of Peace
The King of Peace
Our peace
To love
For He Himself
Is our Peace
The author
And the cause
Of Peace
Our Peace to speak
Through Him and of Him
That He alone Is
The Prince of Peace
The King of Peace
To the nations
From sea to sea
To the ends of the earth
Our Peace and their Peace
Peace between two
Jew and Gentile
Man and God
Rightly offended
Yet bringing Peace
His Peace
His Gospel
His Church
His Kingdom
Peace without end!
His Word
Will keep our minds
Stayed on Him
In Perfect
For He Himself
Is our Peace
The Prince of Peace
Who saves
Not by bow, sword, or battle
But by His own body
Given freely
His own blood shed
To procure Peace
Lasting Peace
His covenant of Life and Peace
Secure and continuing
His righteousness
And confidence
Our quietness
For our souls
By Him and through Him
The Prince of Peace
The King of Peace
In us
And with us
His Peace Is
To keep and to guard
Our hearts and minds
For He Himself
Is our Peace
Though the enemy without
Storms wax and wane
Still He Is
Our Peace
Never changing
Never ceasing
Lasting Peace
Within and without
Overcoming Peace
Our Peace in tribulation
Though mountains shake
And our hills crumble
The Prince of Peace
The King of Peace
Never ending
His promise of Peace
Our tempest stilled
By His power
At Peace
For He Himself
Our Peace
Peace with us
O, Immanuel!
Peace within us
His Peace among us
Peace amidst those who please Him
In Him Alone
Peace that pleases
And appeases God without
Without us!
Yet for us
In Him alone
Through faith alone
When we believe
That He Is
Our Peace with God
Sanctified and whole
In spirit, soul, and body
At Peace
At His coming
When we shall meet
The Prince of Peace
Our Peace of heart
The King of Peace
All fears depart
 “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!” Luke 2:14
Is our Peace
Peace with God,
Our Peace on earth
Christ, our highest glory. Glory to God in the Highest.
Go out in joy and be led forth in Peace. Sing!
His righteousness is our peace and joy.
The mountains and hills will
Burst into song before
You. The trees of the field
Will clap their hands in praise.
Praise Him, turn your weeping into song
For unto us a child is born, unto us a Son is given.
“And He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”
Scripture references that helped inspire each of the verses:
This series index can be found here.

About the Author: Petra is a word enthusiast and writer-wannabe behind Penned Pebbles and This Good Steward. English, her second language, has become a favorite excuse with which to express her many thoughts and opinions. Petra is married with two grown sons and two beautiful grandchildren. She and her husband live and love the small-town life near the foothills of NC, where they share the unfailing provisions of God, His love shed abroad in their hearts, His redeeming truth and forgiveness in Christ, a passion for the Doctrines of Grace, the simple pleasures of smiling, hiking, and music, and the more luxurious delights of eating out and kayaking.

16 thoughts on “Celebrating the Excellencies of His Name -Prince of Peace, by Petra Hefner-

  1. Petra,
    Your devotional was very creative to say the least. I just loved the section, “For He Himself is our Peace Who saves, not by bow, sword or battle, but by His own body, given freely…” I am thankful, but sorry too that my sin would put Him on the Cross.

    The entire piece is absolutely beautiful and some sections would make for really nice greeting cards.

    Merry Christmas,
    Christina Lum


  2. The more we know Him….the more our greatest desire to esteem the worth of God. Throughout all eternity- we will be on a wild passionate pursuit of knowing God. But whats so wonderful in John 17-we are told that we start that now! For this is eternal life…know Him!


  3. Thank you so much, Becky, for hosting this beautiful Advent series, and for asking me to be a part of it! I am also very grateful for all the encouraging comments. You may never know how much that means to me. I appreciate every one of you very much!

    One very dear to me asked me why it was so long, if I just couldn't stop, lol! I have to admit, it is long and it was hard to stop. I also know that if I had kept it a few more days, I probably would have shrunk it. But, I was brave and sent it off. That's why your support is so awesome. To God be the glory, great things He always does!!

    God’s richest grace on you all!


  4. Thanks to you, Becky, for inviting Petra over to your blog to present this lovely post.

    Thanks to you, Petra for your poetry.

    And thanks be unto God for His indescribable gift of love to us in Christ Jesus, whom we celebrate during this season.


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