Peace on Earth is a religious Christmas sentiment, taken from the Scripture verse: Luke 2: 13-14.
Peace on Earth also is used when referring to the promise that someday the lion will lay with the lamb in peace. Many artists and musicians have been inspired by the quote Peace on Earth and the image of the lion and lamb laying down together with no conflict.
Casting Crowns is a popular Christian band and did a remake of the original Christmas song “I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day” (Peace On Earth) and takes the song to a whole new level of beautiful Christmas music and their Christmas CD, came out in 2008.
I wanted to find out who write the lyrics to the original song, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, as the song is so inspiring! I found the song lyrics are based on a poem called “Christmas Bells” written by the American poet Henry W. Longfellow and the story behind his inspiration is sad, but he turned the Christmas bells he heard outside a church into joy.
The Casting Crowns music video ( below ) is amazing and the other video explains the tragedies Henry W. Longfellow’s life prior to the poem. Listen to the music video and documentary about this poem and read the lyrics… it is truly a poem of beauty through sorrow!
Lion and Lamb with Angel Christmas Figurine
This is a stunning figure with a Christmas angel petting a lion and lamb, laying down together!
Here is the Christmas Bible quote I love:
Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel,
praising God and saying,
“Glory to God in the highest,
and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rest.”
Luke 2: 13-14. NIV – New International Version.
If you enjoy the lion and lamb art, there are many religious Christmas Peace on Earth decorations to display in your home this year and greeting cards using the Peace on Earth sentiment and graphics to send to family and friends.
Lion and Lamb Christmas Decorations
Lion and Lamb Peace on Earth Christmas Figure
Christian Christmas decoration portrays a lion with a wreath around his neck and standing over a lamb. Also, the figurine base is printed with the phrase: Peace on Earth. This is an exclusive Lion & Lamb Christmas figurine which is part of the Joseph’s Studio Collection.
Peace on Earth Christmas Music
One of my favorite Christmas songs us I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, by the Casting Crowns. Listen to the music video below and see if you have dry eyes by the end.
As seen on 2008 TBN’s Christmas special. “I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day” is available on Casting Crowns’ Christmas album, Peace On Earth.
I Heard The Bells on Christmas Day (Peace on Earth) Casting Crowns Song Lyrics
And in despair I bowed my head,
There is no peace on earth I said.
For hate is strong and mocks this song,
of peace on earth,
good will to men.
But the bells are ringing,
Like a choir singing.
Does anybody hear them?
Peace on earth,
good will to men.
Then ring the bells more loud and deep.
God is not dead,
nor does He sleep.
And the bells they are ringing.
Like a choir the are singing.
And with our hearts we’ll hear them.
Peace on earth,
good will to men
Casting Crowns Peace On Earth CD
From the Grammy and Dove Award-winning band, Peace on Earth Christmas collection by Casting Crowns celebrates the birth of Christ!
The Story Behind The Music Of I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – 1863 Poem – The Christmas Bells
This is a fascinating story about How I Heart the Bells on Christmas Day. When you think the lines are too long at the store, or you didn’t get the last “hot toy”, think of the hardship’s Longfellow endured before writing this lovely poem!
Peace on Earth Christmas Cards
Handmade Christmas Card
Photo By Cathy A.
Printable Peace on Earth Christmas Card and Art
Digital Christmas card and art print with the Bible verse:
Glory to God in the
highest and on earth
Peace on Earth Christmas Gift Ideas
Peace On Earth Holy Family Figurine
One-piece Christmas figurine of the Holy Family with a palm tree and star backdrop. Figurine has this sentiment on the base: Peace on Earth
Peace on Earth Mary Engelbreit Christmas Collection Book
With Mary’s whimsical artwork, poems, her favorite Christmas carols and the Nativity story. Peace on Earth Christmas book will be a blessing to anyone who receives it this year.
Peace on Earth, Mason Jar Mug
Old-fashioned mason jar for drinking with whimsical art and type with Scripture quotes on the front and back on back of the jar. Each Christian mason jar comes in a fun gift box for giving. Mason jar Bible verses read:
Peace on Earth, good will toward all and the backside reads:
Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace,
good will toward men. Luke 2:14.