Actually the real question, according to George Grant, is whether they can ever be separated. Justice without mercy, or mercy without justice--or either without spiritual humility--are biblically impossible.Ever since the Garden of Eden, mankind has bounced between extremes. Without God's guidance and decrees providing balance and sanity, human nature destroys itself. The message of the prophet Micah is a powerful appeal of Christians to forge the bond between inner principles and outward conduct. Micah 6:8, the 'Micah Mandate, ' gives a balanced answer to today's spiritual and political questions.