Jesus wept over Jerusalem because it had not known "the path to peace" (Lk 19:42) and would be destroyed by the Romans in 70 A. D. Because Jesus "is our Peace" (Eph 2:14), not to know the path to peace is to not know Jesus. Jerusalem was destroyed because it failed to recognize the time of Jesus' visitation (Lk 19:44). We likewise will be at peace or be destroyed — depending on whether we recognize Jesus as Lord, Savior, and God.
Jesus is a Sign of contradiction (Lk 2:34) and a stumbling Stone (1 Pt 2:8). If we accept Jesus on His terms, we will live the abundant life (Jn 10:10) of love and enter into the perfect peace of eternal life. But if we do not accept Jesus, we will not only be destroyed but damned forever.
Consequently, let us accept Jesus as our Peace, Lord, Savior, and God. Let us not stumble over the cross but recognize it as the hope of the world, for Jesus makes "peace through the blood of His cross" (Col 1:20). Let us tell as many people as possible that the crucified Jesus is our only Peace. In this way, we will be peacemakers in the greatest way (Mt 5:9).
Peace to you. Peace in Christ, our Peace.