Rejoicing in the Wrath of God Part 3

  4.     God’s Wrath Humbles Us before Him 25“Yet you say, ‘The way of the Lord is not just.’ Hear now, O house of Israel: Is my way not just? Is it not your ways that are not just? 26When a righteous person turns away from his righteousness and does injustice, he shall die for … Continue reading Rejoicing in the Wrath of God Part 3

Rejoicing in the Wrath of God Part 2

3.     God’s Wrath Guarantees that All Wrongs Will be Righted 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.” 20 To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for … Continue reading Rejoicing in the Wrath of God Part 2

Rejoicing in the Wrath of God Part 1

I think it is safe to say that the wrath of God is not a popular idea in the western world. Indeed, we are terribly uncomfortable with the idea of God’s wrath. Rarely do preachers expound God’s historical acts of judgment, let alone the climactic act of God’s judgment in Hell. The title of Rob … Continue reading Rejoicing in the Wrath of God Part 1

A Translation of Habakkuk

Over the last couple of years I have studied the book of Habakkuk and have been writing several books on it. One of the fruits of this labour is a translation of Habakkuk from the original Hebrew text (as recorded in the Leningrad Codex). I have endeavoured to translate Habakkuk in such a way that … Continue reading A Translation of Habakkuk

A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 2:3-4

(Emphasis added) Significance: There are two areas of significant difference among the translations of this passage. First, each variation in punctuation leads the English reader to connect these verses to their context in a different way. Second, the NIV and NET translate the word traditionally understood as “faith” as “faithfulness,” radically changing the sense of the … Continue reading A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 2:3-4