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Matthew 5:9 - 7th Beatitude

Gospel of Matthew
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In Matthew 5:9, Jesus says that blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God. The implication is that only those who practice peace-making will be called sons of God. A peacemaker is the opposite of someone who sows discord among brethren, and as ambassadors of Christ, we are called to be peacemakers. This involves more than simply reconciling with God, but also involves restoring relationships among people, resembling God's own peacemaking character.

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