Quotes of Author: Dennis-johnson
God’s peace does not peacefully coexist with falsehood, sham, or injustice; so Gods’ peacemakers cannot simply ignore peace-destroying sin and error, any more than a surgeon can simply close up an infection wound: an abscess is bound to develop.
Reference: Peacemakers, appendix in John M. Frame, Evangelical Reunion, Baker, 1991, p. 171.
We can find our firm foundation in a covenant contracted among the three Persons of the Triune God, even before time began. This plan to rescue and re-create damaged and guilty bearers of the divine image was initiated by the Father, to be executed by the Son, and to be applied by the Spirit to those very persons on whose behalf the Son would keep covenant.
Reference: Redemption Accomplished, Tabletalk, Feb. 2004, p. 13, Used by Permission.