How do God's mercy and justice work together in salvation?
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S. Michael Houdmann
God's justice and mercy are seemingly incompatible. After all, justice involves the dispensing of deserved punishment for wrongdoing, and mercy is all about pardon and compassion for an offender. H...
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Justice and mercy work together in that justice would condemn us to Hell which we deserve. Mercy says give him forgiveness and everlasting life if He accepts ME as SAVIOUR.
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