Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Justice, Mercy, Grace

Justice is giving someone what they deserve.
Mercy is not giving someone what they deserve.
Grace is giving someone what they don’t deserve.

It is justice to send me to hell.
It is mercy to not send me to hell.
It is grace to send me to heaven (to be in God’s presence for all eternity).

When we received God’s mercy given to us through the sacrifice of Christ on that cross, we were lifted out of the place of justice (getting what we deserve) and lifted to the higher place of mercy. Hallelujah!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Amen