The Lesser Known Wrath

September 12, 2012 at 7:34 pm (Devotional, Religious Commentary) (, , , , , )

“The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness.” – Romans 1:18

(PREFACE: People don’t often speak of the wrath of God, but it is in the Bible and ought to be spoken of. However, in this writing I am simply highlighting that in every occurrence in your life – even wrath – God is drawing you to Himself.)

This wrath that is revealed by God in this passage, if I understand it correctly, is quite interesting and not at all what our perceived understanding of “wrath” tells us it should be. Knowing Romans chapter 1, God’s wrath isn’t always a fire, earthquake, physical devastation, opening-the-ground-up-and-swallowing-the-sinful kind of wrath – it can be something much worse. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jesus Gets Frustrated Too.

December 9, 2010 at 9:58 pm (Religious Commentary, Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Have any of you ever had this moment? A moment where you saw a person (or a whole group of people) mis-representing God and what the heart of Christ really is?

As I walk through this life, I’m certain that I’ve been an unknowing recipient of this sentiment. I fail. I totally screw up. And I certainly don’t have to look hard to find examples of the Word of God being pulled grossly out-of-context or someone claiming to come in God’s name, but mis-representing Jesus and leading many people astray. Read the rest of this entry »

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