To make peace is not to compromise or avoid confrontation. Abraham set us a good example. We must have the desire to make peace, treasure the relationship, be generous in heart and avoid a self-centred view of things.
JOHN PIPER says the cry of the beatitudes is this: “Get a new heart!”
• They are not good suggestions, but what every Christian ought to be.
• The beatitudes counter the false understanding that a person can be saved without being changed. Or: that a person can inherit eternal life even if his