God Is Just
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished.
— Exodus 34:7
The same Bible that says that Jesus is merciful and loving and doesn’t want to punish us says that God is just and must punish our sin. So which is right? Can Jesus, who loves us and is just, allow anyone into his presence?
To man, this is a problem, but to Jesus, it is not because he is God!
So what does it mean that God will punish sin? God provided a sacrifice, his Son Jesus Christ, to pay for our sins, so we will not be punished if we accept his forgive- ness. If we do not accept his payment for our sins, then we need to fear his wrath and judgment someday.
The good news is that Jesus took our punishment. We need to accept this and stop thinking we can get into heaven any ot ...
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