For to us a child is born, to us a son is given: and the government shall be on his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful…
I. THE DIGNITY OF CHRIST'S PERSON. He is the Wonderful, the Counsellor, the Mighty God.
II. THE DEPTH OF HIS LOVE. He is born unto us a Child — given unto us a Son.
III. THE SUCCESS OF HIS UNDERTAKING. He is become the Father of the everlasting age — the Prince of Peace.
IV. HIS TITLE TO OUR OBEDIENCE. The government is on His shoulder.
Parallel VersesKJV: For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.