Blessed are the peacemakers

Scripture reference

Matthew 5:9 (ASV 1901)

9Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called sons of God.

Stories

G. H. Lang's Scottish friend was loved by the Arabs and so adept at helping them reconcile with each other, that they named him Abu Salaam, the father of peace.
Count Nicolaus Zinzendorf committed himself to the ministry of reconciliation to make peace between conflicting Protestant sects staying on his land, and great fruit was the result.
Louise and Nathan Degrafinried were held at gunpoint. Not only did they diffuse the situation with calm, but they ministered to their would-be attacker with love and mercy, ultimately winning him to Christ.
Don Richardson is compelled by the Spirit of God to intervene in a war between two tribes because, "the real battle here is not between Kamur and Haenam—it is between this savagery and my gospel."