Does mercy ~ triumph over judgement

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Jer 31:2 Thus says the LORD: “The people who survived the sword Found GRACE in the wilderness Israel, when I went to give him REST.”
Jer 31:3 The LORD has appeared of old to me, saying “Yes, I have love you with an EVERLASTING LOVE Therefore with LOVINGKINDNESS, I have drawn you.
Jer 31:4 Again I will build you, and you shall be rebuilt, O virgin of Israel! You shall again be adorned with your tambourines, And shall go forth in the dances of those who rejoice.

The word of the Lord came to Jeremiah at the most difficult time of his life being lock up in prison but the word of The Lord isn’t or never bound.
This prophecy relate to the end of the seventy year captivity when Israel would again be restored and rebuilt after Gods judgement towards this nation would remain a harsh reminder that religious practices don’t equate to his righteousness.

So does mercy triumph over judgement

I don’t want to ever be in denial of sin or the consequence of it as we know the wages of sin is death.
But God is merciful desiring to redeem mankind from self destruction.
The God of the universe isn’t as we are
quick to serve judgement as the use of power can be abused or often appear as a power trip or control thing for some people.

what does the scriptures say….

Jam 2:13 For judgment is without mercy to the one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

This sounds fare to the one who shows no mercy receives no mercy but God who is merciful as its written Mercy triumph over judgement

The background of this verse was in context of James addressing partiality in the fellowship of believers mistreating the less important people in the sight of the rich.

Jam 2:1 My brethren, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with partiality.

His mercies are new every morning great is his faithfulness…

Mercy is a reminder that it isn’t to him that wills or runs but the Lord our shows mercy

Mercy is an important virtue
the measuring stick that will determine if we will be on the receiving end of his mercy…

The beatitude teaches us that the merciful will receive mercy

The most heart moving parable Jesus taught was about the Pharisee & tax collector… a message about mercy humility and human pride…

In conclusion : The book says : Jude 1:22
Jude 1:22 And on some have compassion, making a distinction…

Live life with definition & Make a distinction…

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2 Responses

  1. Well said! I think we are too often afraid of mercy (just like grace) because we equate it with leniency instead of our Father’s love and compassion!

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