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I do not want Justice, I want Mercy

Father Reto Nay 21 of September 2011 Sedrun, Switzerland
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pietasxxi
Justice is mercy towards the world as a whole.
DaveS
1 Tim 6:6 "There is great gain in godliness with contentment; for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world; but if we have food and clothing, with these we shall be content." I think this is the Biblical ideal that underlines what you said about Justice sometimes(but not always) being a disguised search for power and wealth. Poverty in life can truly lead to humility, which is the basis for accepting God's mercy. I would suggest that perhaps the Church … [More]
Don Reto Nay
@Trinitas: Mercy without justice would be an unjust mercy.
mdltrns
Thank you Father Reto.
UNWORTHY
there is no Mercy without Justice and no true Love without truth.
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Trinitas
Far better the Ministry of Mercy than the Ministry of Justice.