David Pawson -A God of Justice and Mercy
David Pawson was invited to be the first non-Catholic to speak in Ireland at their annual Catholic conference.
The conference theme was “Divine Mercy”, so, David explains that the Catholic teaching on ‘mercy’, has been over emphasized in Catholic dogma, at the expense of the teaching on God’s ‘justice’, leading to a grave misunderstanding.
God’s justice demands that sin must be paid for and the cost to God to enable forgiveness was the cross of Jesus. Jesus helps us to understand forgiveness in John 3:14-15. God brings justice and mercy together at the cross. God maintained justice by paying the price for sin, so He could show His mercy. At the cross, justice and mercy meet.