Yes, we want the peace that God gives us, but what other reasons should also cause us to pray for that?
What would it look like if we removed all evidence of wrongdoing in our lives, not by covering it up, but by doing the right thing in the first place?
What should we do when we encounter people who are self-seeking and arrogant, especially when they are teaching lies?
What should our reaction be when we are offended by others?
Would others notice if we treated our enemies like our friends?
Doing the right thing is sometimes more work than tearing others down.
While some people make it simple to show God's love to them, we are called to love and do good for everyone.
In addition to asking who our neighbors are (that we should love), let us also consider who our enemies are (whom we should also love - and pray for).