Not Like Math

Although I wasn’t a math major, I took math all throughout high school and college.  There was a lot that I liked about math.  It really helped me develop my logic and problem-solving skills.  It was very satisfying when you got the answer right and it was very black and white - the answer was either right or wrong.  I probably liked this the most about math (it’s also perhaps why the only course I ever dropped in college was philosophy).  However, the objectivity of math could be a double-edged sword.  For example, suppose you were trying to solve a problem that required a large number of steps.  A mistake early on meant that you were doomed to failure no matter what you did on the remaining steps in the problem.  Math is extremely unforgiving in that regard.

Thankfully, this is not the case with Jesus.  We can make many mistakes both early and late in life, but Jesus is always there to correct us (through his law) and forgive us (through his mercy and grace).

He has not dealt with us according to our sins, nor punished us according to our iniquities. For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is His mercy toward those who fear Him; as far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us. ~Psalms 103:10-12

Brad Gauen

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