The Soaring Eagle


“The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.

The LORD protects the simple-hearted; when I was in great need, he saved me.”

(Psalm 116:5-6)


Nowhere in Scripture does it say, or infer, that sin does not matter. On the contrary Scripture makes it very clear that sin does matter, that sin destroys our relationships – primarily with God, but also with others and with ourselves. The Bible is also very clear that sin will result in the physical and spiritual death of the sinner – “the wages of sin is death.”

 So although the psalmist can quite rightly say that God is gracious he also, and at the same time, reminds us that God is righteous. God will always be a righteous God; it is a part of His love and his holiness. So the consequences of sin will always have to be faced. However…

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