October 5, 2014

God Is (5) – God is Justice and Mercy

By Rev. Jeremiah Cheung

Justice and mercy are contradictory concepts. Justice is to give you what you deserve, while to be shown mercy is to not be given what you deserve.

It seems that justice and mercy cannot coexist, and yet the God we worship and trust is a God of justice and mercy.

Psalm 89:14 – “Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love and faithfulness go before you.”

Psalm 145:7 – “The Lord is righteous in all good ways and faithful in all he does.”

The God we worship is a God of justice and mercy.

1. God is Justice

2. God is Mercy

a. That we are still alive proves that God is merciful

b. That our Lord was sent to the Cross proves God is merciful


1. We must pursue justice and mercy

2. We should learn the principle of acting on justice before mercy