Mercy is greater than justice!

Love is more than righteousness, and mercy is greater than justice!

Love is the Law of Christ today! "For all the Law is fulfilled in one word, even in this: thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself." (Gal.5:14)

Love is really stricter than the Law because it goes further than the Law. In the Mosaic Law there was virtually no forgiving and it was "an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth!" But Jesus said even if our brother offends us 70 times 7 times, and is sorry, we should forgive him! (Mat.5:38,39 and 18:21,22) Now everything must be done in His Love! We must have more mercy and more love than the Law!

The Old Law was only obeyed because they had to and they would only do as much as they were made to do, whereas love goes all the way! It'll go to the death and die for someone else to do the right thing. The Spirit of God in us will give us the power and the strength to love others more than we love ourselves!

This is what God's been working on all the time: To persuade us to do things through the right loving motivation, because we love Him and we love others. Therefore, we want to do what's right!--Do you?

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