Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.
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Here He not only takes away altogether our own strife and hatred among ourselves, but He requires besides this something more, namely, that we should set at one again others, who are at strife.
And again, the reward which He annexes is spiritual. Of what kind then is it.
For they shall be called the children of God.
Yea, for this became the work of the Only Begotten, to unite the divided, and to reconcile the alienated.