Jesus has a goal for me. It is to be a peacemaker.
Peacemaking is a big goal given to us from Jesus. Jesus says “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” (Matthew 5:9)
Peace means reconciliation, and God is the author of peace and of reconciliation.
If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men. ~Apostle Paul | Romans 12:18
Jesus prayed for the oneness of his people. He also prayed that they might be kept from evil and in truth. We have no mandate from the Messiah to seek unity without purity, purity of both belief and conduct.
If there is such a thing as ‘cheap reunion’, there is ‘cheap evangelism’ also, namely the proclamation of the good news without the cost of discipleship, the demand for faith without repentance.
These are forbidden short cuts. They turn the messenger…
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