“Being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus…to demonstrate at the present time His righteousness, that He might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus Christ.”
The Bible tells us that our God is a just God. (Deuteronomy 32:4) The word “just” is defined as “behaving according to what is right and fair.” This definition is an accurate depiction of God’s character. But, there is more to justice than what first meets the eye.
We look at justice as something that carries out fairness and impartiality. For example, justice is what sets the innocent free. But, there is another side to justice which takes on a much different meaning. If justice exercises fairness, then it not only sets the innocent free but also punishes the guilty. It does not just use fairness in dealing with the…
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