Melissa Ramoo (New South Wales, Australia)
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What does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. - Micah 6:8 (NIV)
I think often about the meaning of Micah 6:8. I love justice, but if justice were up to me, few people would get a second chance. When criminals are pardoned from a hearing because of their declining health, I want them to go to the hearing anyway — if they...
I reflect God’s gracious love when I show mercy.
To be merciful
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