The Nature Of God’s Anger

Bible Summary. God gets angry with sin. God’s anger is His judgment, both in thought and action, against sinners. Without God’s purpose in our lives, we will be unfruitful and eventually feel the full force of God’s wrath. Anger is an human emotion as well as a godly emotion. There is one type of anger that is reserved for God. That is anger based on vengeance. See below for scriptures and Biblical advice on God’s anger.

The Result of God’s Anger
– Expulsion From Eden

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God’s Anger Curses the Sinful and the Unfruitful.

God has given us all a purpose in our lives. It is our job to find that purpose and fulfill it. Without God’s purpose in our lives, we will be unfruitful and eventually feel the full force of God’s wrath. Matthew 21:19 gives us an example of God’s anger where Jesus cursed the fig tree because it was unfruitful.

Matthew 21:19, “And seeing a fig tree by the wayside, he went to it and found nothing on it but only leaves. And he said to it, ‘May no fruit ever come from you again!’ And the fig tree withered at once.”

God’s Anger is Judgment Against Sin.

God gets angry with sin. God’s anger is His judgment, both in thought and action, against sinners. God is a loving God, but He is also an angry God when it comes to sin. Revelation 14:10 advises how sinners will drink the wine of the wrath of God.

Revelation 14:10, “he also will drink the wine of God’s wrath, poured full strength into the cup of his anger, and he will be tormented with fire and sulfur in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb.”

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Vengeful Anger is Reserved for Only For God.

Anger is an human emotion as well as a godly emotion. The Bible is full of examples where God became angry. There is one type of anger that is reserved for God. That is anger based on vengeance. Romans 12:19 advises us to not be vengeful as vengeance is reserved for God.

Romans 12:19, “Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, ‘Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.'”

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