Law, Grace and What Makes Les Miserables

Law, Grace and What Makes Les Miserables

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“I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.”

Abraham Lincoln, speech in Washington D.C., 1865

…mercy triumphs over judgment. – James 2:13

In Christianity it seems there is always a struggle between grace and law, between those who are merciful and those who demand strict justice. This balance between judgment and mercy seems hard to find in our modern world. The Apostle Paul gave us the balance in Scripture. But since he emphasized it often, we are left with the impression that the first century church didn’t quite grasp it either and was always in need of a reminder. (more…)

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