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Whatdo Christians believe about justice and forgiveness

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What do Christians believe about justice and forgiveness For Christians, Jesus was sent from God to bring justice to the earth and in the Kingdom of God, when it fully arrives, justice will reign. Christians believe that justice is more than just doing what is right. "Act justly, love mercy and walk humbly with your God" (Micah 6: V8) is an example of what is said in the Bible. As well as this, justice concerns the element of judgement. It is believed that God judges Christians on everything they do and one day there will be a day of judgement when God will judge everyone fairly based on their life. An example of this is in the Old Testament, when Adam and Eve went against God's wishes by eating the fruit. ...read more.


Forgiveness is completely vital in Christianity and it is a basis of the faith itself, as the world was forgiven for its sins, through the death of Jesus. Forgiveness is essential in order for there to be peace and Jesus taught his followers about the idea of forgiveness through stories and parables. Jesus' teaching on forgiveness (Matthew 5:38-48) mentions the Lex Talionis, law of limitation and Jesus' new guidance; when any form of retaliation is rejected. Instead, Jesus tells Christians to "turn the other cheek" and "pray for your persecutors Christians believe that everybody in some way is a sinner but God is always willing to forgive you as long as you repent because he is so loving and this is shown in the Bible, the story of the woman in adultery. ...read more.


God, like Jesus recognises sin but always offers you a second chance to reform and Jesus said to the criminal who repented "I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise". about forgiveness. The idea that if God himself can always forgive, then how can people on earth not forgive each other comes across. "This is how your heavenly Father will treat you unless you forgive your brother from your heart" shows that for Justice and forgiveness are necessary for Christians to lead a whole life. Wholeness, featured in the Bible is when peace physically and spiritually is present in every aspect of our lives. Justice is essential for peace to be present and forgiveness is fundamental in Christianity. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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