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After Mercy comes Justice

posted Nov 21, 2014, 11:38 PM by Risen Christ   [ updated Nov 21, 2014, 11:39 PM ]
23 November 2014 ( Christ the King )
After Mercy comes Justice
God's plan is perfect. Every word that comes from the mouth of God will, in time, be fulfilled right down to the last letter. But we have to understand that God does not operate on the same plane as man. Man operates within the constraints of time and space; God in eternity with no borders and no limits. It was God's plan that Christ should be born into humankind as a vulnerable baby, later die in atonement for man's sin and return to heaven. But there will come a time when Christ will return, this time no longer as good shepherd, or forgiving father as seen in the parable of the prodigal son, but as just judge and sovereign king. The time for mercy is over; now is the time for justice. Every person will be called to account for his actions and be judged on his merit. Evil doers and those who abused their positions of wealth and power will be cast into the hell fire. Those who have been faithful to the word of God and to the precepts of charity will be richly rewarded.