The Lord is Just
One of God’s attributes is that He is just. What does that even mean?
Just according to dictionary.com is
1.guided by truth, reason, justice, and fairness: We hope to bejust in our understanding of such difficult situations.
2. done or made according to principle; equitable; proper: a justreply.
3. based on right; rightful; lawful: a just claim.
Based on such justness God will reward those who are righteous and punish those who are evil.
3 The scepter of the wicked will not remain
over the land allotted to the righteous,
for then the righteous might use
their hands to do evil.
4 LORD, do good to those who are good,
to those who are upright in heart.
5 But those who turn to crooked ways
the LORD will banish with the evildoers.