Anger

Jesus Turns Over the Tables - John 2:13 – 2:25 (commentary)

After the wedding at Cana, Jesus, His mother, His disciples and other members of His family go to Capernaum for a few days (v. 12). It was a city He chose as headquarters during His earthly ministry. He was seldom at home, but if He had a home at all, it was Capernaum. From there …

God’s Judgement Came to Jerusalem - Lamentations 2:1 – 2:10 (commentary)

Charles Swindoll has appropriately titled this chapter “Words from the Woodshed.” The first 10 verses depict the anger of God as He systematically destroys the city in judgement. The destruction included the physical dwellings (v. 2), palaces (vv. 5,7) and strongholds ( …

The idolatry of Israel - Numbers 25:1 – 25:18 (commentary)

The event in this chapter demonstrates the subtlety of Satan; for what he could not curse, he would corrupt both by idolatry and immorality (vv. 1-2). Balaam wasn’t able to curse Israel, but he knew how to defile them and seduce them into sin so great that Jehovah would judge the …

God’s Anger in Action - Judges 2:1 – 2:15 (commentary)

Judges 2 gives us a clear picture of God’s anger in action as He deals with the disobedience and sin of Israel. A heavenly messenger brought distressing news to the multitude of Israel assembled at Bochim. This messenger severely rebuked the Israelites for their disobedience in f …

Jonah Gets Angry - Jonah 4:1 – 4:5 (commentary)

Jonah preached as he was commanded, but he did not rejoice that the Ninevites were saved. He had been whipped into preaching to the people of Nineveh, but his own personal attitude toward the people of the city remained unchanged. Instead of being pleased and praising God for H …

Hear Your Father And Mother - I Samuel 11:1 – 11:15 (commentary)

Following the events at Mizpah Saul returned to Gibeah where he apparently made no attempt to establish his leadership in the kingdom. Possibly this is because he did not want to give those who had opposed his appointment (10:27) an opportunity to criticize him. He seemed content …

Anger Produces Trouble - Proverbs 30:24 – 30:28 (commentary)

On this earth four thing are small but very wise (v. 24). Four small creatures that demonstrate wisdom. (vv. 25-28)The ants (v. 25) - Although very small the ant uses wise planning to meet future challenges. Man often does this in material things such as prov …

Elihu is Upset With Job’s Friends - Job 32:1 – 32:22 (commentary)

Elihu was polite in his waiting, and kind in his speaking, but he was an angry young man (vv. 1-5). He was angry with the three friends for failing to convince Job of his sins, and for Job justifying himself rather than God. He agreed with the friends that Job was a sinne …

David’s Census of Israel And Judah - II Samuel 24:1 – 24:17 (commentary)

The anger of the Lord was very intense against Israel because of an unspecified sin and thus David was moved to take a census in Israel and Judah (v. 1). This happened because the Lord through Satan  incited David against Israel (I Chron. 21:1). Since taking a census was not …