Everytime Israel cried out, God rescued them.
And Gideon built an altar to the Lord there and named it Yahweh-Shalom (which means “the Lord is peace”). – 6:23
Gideon humbled himself by elevating the people of Ephraim to bring peace. 8:2-3
Gideon attacked nations who would not feed his warriors. 8:7-9, 8:16-17
Crying out to God for help, is an act of peace.