the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
"Your honor, just look at my client. She's in the very prime of her
youth, just beginning life. You must have mercy on her. One so young
with so much potential and a long, productive life ahead of her. I
emplore you to take these into consideration and return her to freedom
where she can live a full and productive life."
"I would like nothing
better, councelor, if she will do just one thing."
"What is that your Honor.
We'll do anything."
"That your client do as she
has requested of me: Return her victim to a normal and productive life."
the time is come
that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it
first begin at us, what shall the end be
of them that obey not the gospel of God? 18And
if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the
ungodly and the sinner appear? (1Peter:)
are the merciful: for they shall obtain
mercy. (Mat 5:)
he shall have judgment without mercy, that hath showed no mercy;
and mercy rejoiceth against judgment. (James 2:)
a false witness rise up against any man to testify
against him that which is wrong; 17Then
both the men, between whom the controversy is,
shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, which
shall be in those days; 18And the judges shall
make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if the
witness be a false witness, and
hath testified falsely against his brother; 19Then
shall ye do unto him, as he had thought to have done unto his brother:
so shalt thou put the evil away from among you. 20And
those which remain shall hear, and fear, and shall henceforth commit no
more any such evil among you. 21And thine
eye shall not pity; but
life shall go
for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand,
foot for foot. (Deut 19:)
[What would our courts,
and our world be like if this was still followed?]
have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a
tooth: 39But I say unto you, That ye resist not
evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him
the other also. 40And if any man will sue thee
at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy