Compassionate Justice

Compassionate Justice:
Compassionate justice is the free gift of forgiveness. Justice is no longer about retribution, but about forgiveness and sharing in eternal life.

Compassionate justice requires making a pathway to restoration. Reconciliation will create an atmosphere of compassion where justice can run down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.

Justice
noun: just behavior or treatment.
“a concern for justice, peace, and genuine respect for people”
synonyms: fairness, honesty, righteousness.

Compassion:
noun: sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others.
“have you no compassion for a fellow human being?”
synonyms: pity, sympathy, empathy, fellow feeling, care, concern, solicitude, sensitivity, warmth, love, tenderness, mercy, leniency, tolerance, kindness, humanity, charity

compassionate
adjective: feeling or showing sympathy and concern for others.
“a compassionate concern for the lost”
synonyms: sympathetic, empathetic, understanding, caring, solicitous, sensitive, warm, loving merciful, lenient, tolerant, considerate, kind, humane, charitable, big-hearted