Mercy Wins When Abusive Church Leaders Threaten

“For He is Good; For His Loving Mercy Endures Forever.” 2 Chronicles 5:13-14 “He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6:8 Beware those who seek God’s power, instead of …

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Reconciling God’s Mercy & Justice [Presentation]

Click HERE for MP3 Audio How can God allow injustice to continue and still be fair? Is he not as indignant as we are about the ugliness within the hearts of the godless? One can only reconcile God’s Mercy & Justice by examining the Person of Jesus Christ. In Him, “Mercy (loving-kindness, grace) and Truth …

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Mercy in Private and Public Life

“Happy are the merciful, because they will receive mercy” — Jesus (Matthew 5:7) Mercy has always been one of Christianity’s chiefest virtues. Through proper definition and exercise of mercy (among other traits such as agape love, grace and forgiveness) early Christianity changed the spiritual and societal landscapes of entire ancient societies. Mercy is first private, then public. The transformation of …

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Break Not, Quench Not: Reconciling God’s Mercy & Justice

In a previous post, titled Who’s the Weak One?, Lambs Harbinger described one of the reasons a Christian may be judgemental. In that article, I began by saying, in most cases, Christians have generous attitudes (i.e. compassionate, understanding, forgiving, respectful, giving the benefit of the doubt, thinking the best of, etc.). If they have not been gracious …

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3 Crucial Reasons Why Holding to PSA (Penal Substitution Atonement) is Legitimate

1. Only Exclusive PSA is Problematic Justice can be both restorative and retributive; these complementary aspects of authentic justice are not mutually exclusive. Rather, the two aspects belong together in order to comprise and demonstrate a well-rounded justice. Penal Substitution Atonement can harmoniously coexist with other Atonement views, such as Medical Substitution, Christus Victor, Aikido …

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