Less Than Deserved

Ezra 9:13, 15 – “What has happened to us is a result of our evil deeds and our guilt is great, and yet, our God, You have punished us less than our sins have deserved. O Lord, God of Israel, You are righteous!” (NIV 1978)

My Musing – How can He be righteous if He punishes us less than our sins deserve? Because the price paid by Christ on Calvary made mercy and justice compatible.

My Advice – Never forget that the price Jesus paid on the cross made God’s mercy and grace possible. The price tag was high and our appreciation needs to reflect the cost.

Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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