When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing. The truly righteous man attains life, but he who pursues evil goes to his death. Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free. (Proverbs 11:7, 19, 21, NIV 1984).
My Musings – What these verses depict are mercy (for “the truly righteous man“) and justice (for “the wicked“). There is no injustice. It is not unjust for God to punish the wicked. It would be unjust if He did not. But, as we know, He is a just God. And even though“there is no one righteous, not even one; there is no one who understands, no one who seeks God. All have turned away, they have together become worthless; there is no one who does good, not even…
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