This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that brought ceasefire to World War One at 11 a.m. on November 11th, 1918 (11-11-11).
It was, they said, the “war to end all wars.” But, as we know, it was not the war to end all wars. In fact, some have argued that the 100 years that have passed since that time have been the 100 bloodiest years in human history.
In light of all this, and on a podcast at Westminster Church on November 11th, I asked this key question: How do we truly remember and honour those who have died in the horrors of war?
One way is to lay wreaths, say prayers, wear poppies and thank veterans. Those are good things.
But another is to be proactive about being people of peace.
In this podcast I look at the prophecy of Isaiah 9: 2-7, and explore four ways that we can be people of peace today based on the four titles given to Jesus in this ancient prophecy.
Everyone seems to like the idea of peace. But what are you doing personally to help get us there?
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