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Coram Deo: Daily Meditations on God’s Presence - Thursday, February 20, 2014

Purity and Peacemaking

Matthew 5:8–9

By the Holy Spirit, we are “sons of God” and partake of His nature (2 Peter 1:3–4). Since our Father loves peace so much that He sent His Son to reconcile Himself to His people, we have not partaken of His nature and cannot claim to be Christians if we are not peacemakers. We must be willing to put ourselves and our desires in second place to make peace as long as we do not compromise essential biblical truth. Make peace today where you have caused strife.

For further study:

Jeremiah 4:4

The Bible in a year:

Numbers 6–7

Coram Deo from TableTalk Magazine, Matthew Studies. Copyright © 2008 by Ligonier Ministries.