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The anger of a loving God

Patricia Vincent Pickett

The anger of a loving God

retrieving a biblical model of tough love for contemporary life and worship

by Patricia Vincent Pickett

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • God -- Love.,
  • God -- Wrath.,
  • Public worship.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Patricia Vincent Pickett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 98/168 (B)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 213 leaves
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL438814M
    LC Control Number98149154

      There are approximately references to God's anger and 80 references to man's. Since God is holy, we must understand His anger as his righteous response to human sin and rebellion. Yet over and over we also read that God is "compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin" (Exod. ). Exodus - And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Moses, and he said, Is not Aaron the Levite thy brother? I know that he can speak well. And also, behold, he cometh forth to meet thee: and when he seeth thee, he will be glad in his heart.

      In fact a study of any concordance will show that there are more references in Holy Scripture to the anger, fury, and Wrath of God, than there are to His Love and tenderness. For instance in the OT we read from the book of Nahum who was the prophet that saw the approaching complete and final destruction of Nineveh the capital of the great. God’s anger is never irrational, but ours can be. He is not prone to “fly off the handle” or throw a temper-tantrum. The Lord does not get tired and irritable, nor is He ever sadistic. His anger is always righteous, because He is always righteous (Ps. ). Moreover, today’s passage says God .

    Anger See also Hate, Hatred; Love Anger is the display of temper. The Lord cautioned His Saints to control their anger (Matt. ). Get this from a library! But what about God's wrath?: the compelling love story of divine anger. [Kevin Paul Kinghorn; Stephen Travis] -- "How can a loving God also be a God of wrath? Using a philosophically informed line of argument and a careful study of the relevant biblical texts, Kinghorn and Travis show how these two aspects of.


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The anger of a loving God by Patricia Vincent Pickett Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Exodus we read, “God is a God of mercy, slow to anger and abounding in truth and love ” (Exodus ). And still Israel wandered in the desert for a generation. In the second letter of St. Peter, we are told, “He is patient with you, because he does not want anyone to be destroyed, but wants all to turn away from their sins ”.

I wanted to love this book. I hoped to find a good book about how a Christian should deal with anger. Instead, I got a book that has some good advice that is mixed with dangerous advice and bad interpretation of Scripture. Jones begins with the assumption that human anger /5().

And that same zealous anger, jealous for God’s name, leads him to pronounce and enact God’s judgment on the Temple (John 2). God’s love in the flesh flips tables. If you want to know that the perfect love of God isn’t opposed to the righteous anger or wrath of God, just do what Zahnd keeps telling us: look at Jesus.

Yet in the New Testament books, Jesus, as God in the flesh, and his followers all present God by and large as loving, kind, and merciful. Is there, then, a contradiction in God’s character. What looks like a contradiction between the Old and New Testaments is resolved when we understand the nature of supernatural love.

1B. First, loving anger emulates God. Again, the key passage for this fact is Ephesiansbe angry and sin not. It seems that there is validity in saying love is angry or that love is properly angry.

Some anger is proper (good, righteous, and just). It does not offend God. Rather than offending God, proper or righteous anger emulates God. 4. God’s wrath is his love in action against sin.

This is counter-intuitive, but hear me out. God is love, and God does all things for his glory (1 John ; Romans ). He loves his glory above all (and that is a good thing!).

Therefore, God rules the world in such a. For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God. Christian Standard Bible for human anger does not accomplish God's righteousness. Contemporary English Version If you are angry, you cannot do any of the good things God wants done.

Good News Translation Human anger does not achieve God's righteous purpose. Holman Christian Standard Bible. 1. The anger of God is not like our anger. When we speak about the wrath of God, remember that it is the wrath of God. So everything we know about God—he is just, he is love, and he is good—needs to be poured into our understanding of his wrath.

The words “anger” and “wrath” make us think about our experience. As God cannot sin, we know that His anger is righteous, unlike the common experience of anger in ourselves. As James says, “Human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.” The context of the verses of God getting angry reveals why He gets angry.

God gets angry when there is a violation of His character. Grace is God’s forgiveness, love, goodness, endless blessings and favors unto us. Grace is Jesus Christ and His Finished Work on the cross.

No matter what emotional challenges we are facing, including guilt, unforgiveness, anger, jealousy, greed and so on, it is the power of God unto our salvation (Romans ), saving us from all our. To appreciate God's loving anger is to understand the surprising side of His grace.

God's anger is His just, intense indignation and displeasure caused by the injury, insult, injustice, and wickedness of mankind, both individual and corporate. Proverbs says, Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city. A person who rules their spirit demonstrates self-control.

Self-control is a fruit of the Spirit that’s given to us to help us control ourselves. That’s why James says, “Be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God” (James –20). And Paul says, “Men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling” (1 Tim.

), and, “Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from. The Anger of Moses—The breaking of the tables of stone was but a representation of the fact that Israel had broken the covenant which they had so recently made with God.

It is a righteous indignation against sin, which springs from zeal for the glory of God, not that anger prompted by self-love or wounded ambition, which is referred to in the. So, if we are angry with God, we need to honestly ask ourselves what beliefs we have about God that are unscriptural, untrue, and unhelpful.

What We Do with Our Anger Is More Important Than Feeling It. While our anger might be a more subconscious emotional response, how we consciously react determines whether or not it is sin. ANGER GOD» Anger of ANGER» ANGER OF GOD (Exodus ;;; Numbers ,10,33;;) BALAAM» Anger of, rebuked by his ass (Numbers ; 2 Peter ) DUST» Casting of, in anger (2 Samuel ) SLANDER» Causes anger (Proverbs ) STRIFE» See ANGER TEMPER» See ANGER THUNDER» A sign of divine anger (1 Samuel under the anger of God.

In every book of the Bible you can read of the anger of God. Souls In Hell Know the Anger Of God. They suffer eternally under the anger of God. “The wicked shall be turned into hell and all the nations that forget God” Psalms There is a literal Hell, filled with fire and brimstone; a.

A Forgiving God Anger And Forgiveness Speed Of God's Anger Sin, And God's Character Aggression Loving Kindness Of God Anger Of God, Description Self Will Listening God Not Forsaking Restraint Making Slaves God, Compassion Of Anger.

Most people erroneously see God as angry in the Old Testament and loving in the New Testament. " W henever you read from the Old Testament, God is. Those who give in to anger often miss the true purpose of the experiences God sends their way. We will often try to handle anger by throwing the blame on someone else.

When Saul’s plan to destroy David failed, he turned to Jonathan and said, "Thou son of. Father. John is convinced that loving God and loving others cannot be divorced. As he penned 1 JohnI believe he had ringing in His ears the words of Jesus in Matthew when Jesus said, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.

This is the first and great commandment.The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, Revelation ESV / 2 helpful votes.People assume that God’s approach to wickedness is nothing other than anger or racism.

Yet this is clearly not the case, because “books like Ruth, Daniel and Jonah reveal Yahweh’s love for non-Israelites; and Israel’s laws commanded the love of foreigners; and genealogies record that loving foreigners is actually loving your own family.”.