Speak and act as those who are going to be judged by the law that gives freedom, because judgment without mercy will be shown to anyone who has not been merciful. Mercy triumphs over judgment! (James 2:12–14, NIV 1984).
My Musing – We know that we were once in bondage to the law. A law that could give us neither freedom or mercy. So, what then is the law that gives freedom that James is writing about? This law of mercy without judgment? Well it really is not a law without judgment, because Christ bore our judgment in order to provide mercy.
If we are to be judged by the law of bondage, there will be no mercy. But if we are to be judged by the law that gives freedom, there is mercy. Because of this, we should speak and act like it and be merciful to others, those…
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