[links to Bible Gateway open in a new window]Reading the Bible in Its Entirety
The second reading suggest how that peace will happen. A leader, with the heritage of King David (and perhaps the faith of Abraham), will arise to lead the people in God's ways -- born in Bethlehem. When this leader emerges, all of God's people will gather, and together they will have enough military strength to withstand all threatening armies. In fact, the ungodly foreign countries who threaten God's people will be punished for their idolatry.
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If you are planning to read the Bible in its entirety, you should read Micah 4-5 today.