Glory to God in the highest heaven....
And on earth, peace toward all those on whom God's favour rests.
The angels announced his glory!
An angel of God stood before the shepherds watching their flocks, and the glory of God shone around them, and they were terrified. (Luke 2:9)
And news that would bring great joy!
But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid! For behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people: Today in the City of David a Savior has been born to you. He is Christ the Lord!… (Luke 2:9-10-11)
Then a great number of angels appeared!
And they praised God saying, "Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests". (Luke 2:13-14)
The message of Christmas?
God's peace and the riches of his glory are given to those who accept his gift of salvation through Jesus Christ, the Lord! They are the people on whom his favour rests.
The Lord richly blesses all who call on him, for, "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved." (Romans 10:12)
How wonderful it is to be blessed by God!