It seems that the world is crying out for peace, but no one is willing to work at it. We live in a violent time we often feel surrounded by danger. Fear is a most common visitor to our homes, schools, and places of business. We long for peace. God’s people have always endured some form of turmoil. Many of our problems are due to our own decisions to ignore or rebel against the things of God.
The minor prophets in the Bible warned Israel & Judah, the northern and southern kingdoms of the Jewish nation that judgment was coming their way because of their turning away from the Creator. But some of these prophets also reminded Gods people that a healing was coming in the form of a Savior. Micah even told us where that Savior was coming from. Micah 5:2 states that the ruler for everlasting will come from Bethlehem 700 years before the birth of Christ. One day He’s coming back and peace will reign forever.