Dane Ortlund's Gentle and Lowly fails to demonstrate what it is explicitly seeking to but beautifully succeeds in doing something else.
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
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
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