Monthly Archives: January 2013

Les Misérables – the story of the law

We are all, if we are redeemed, pulled by both law and grace. As we start to understand Grace and achieve some “victory”, the law then appears and demands our incarceration. The law is not satisfied by Grace because the law thinks there only one satisfaction: works. Perfection is what the law demands and Grace, as seen by the law, is not perfection of works, for each redeemed person under Grace, still appears to the law to be a law breaker.

Luckily for us the law doesn’t have the last word, for there is a Judge who stands above the law, and he says that Grace satisfies the law, even when the law thinks not. For this Judge knows how costly Grace really is and how much it actually does satisfy law’s demands, because He Himself has suffered under the law.

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