Love hate and anger

There are 3 emotions of God I would like to consider in this article.
1 God loves mankind - It is His will that all turn to Him for Eternal Life (John 3:16)
2 God hates sin - It is sin that causes us to be separated from Him (Revelation 3:7, 1John 3:8)
3 God is angry at the acts of sin by nations and mankind. (Isaiah 13:11)

Remember  first of all, God loves us and wants ALL people to come to him in  repentance unto eternal life, through Jesus Christ (1Timothy 2:4). But  God’s anger is kindled by our evil nation, that murders babies, endorses  homosexuality, and uses its power to destroy the faith of our children.  

Can you hear the Lord God saying to the lukewarm Church of America (Revelation 3:17) 'Because  you say, ‘I am rich, have become wealthy, and have need of nothing’—and  do not know that you are wretched, miserable, poor, blind, and naked.'  There is no reward for a lukewarm church that has willingly given  control of our country to evil people. Persecution is coming to the  American Church. Any idea that God will use a per-tribulation rapture, just for the comfort of the adulterous American church is fantasy.

I  do not know the mind of God, but I do know that His love for people is  more important than survival of an evil nation (book of Jonah, Jeremiah  11:10-11). Will God’s love allow great trouble to come upon this nation  (or even fall), so people will turn to Him? It appears we are heading  that direction.

Continue  to pray for America and our leaders (1Timothy 2:1-2). Pray for yourself  and other Christians that The Lord God will make us stronger and draw  us closer to Him. Remember, it is God’s will that every person  sorrowfully turn from their sin, and to Jesus Christ for forgiveness  with Eternal Life. (Hebrews 9:27) God can turn sorrow into joy.

Do  not fear the coming days. We may be threatened, tortured or even killed  (Matthew 10:22, 24:9). Stay close to and trust in God. He will give us  the strength and words to say when they are needed. (Luke 12:12, Mark  13:11)


Scripture references are below
In His Service
Ron Stange


John 3:16 For  God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that  whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Revelation 3:7 ...
These things saith he that is holy, he that is true,...
1 John 3:8
He  that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the  beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might  destroy the works of the devil.
Isaiah 13:11
And  I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their  iniquity; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will  lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.
Jeremiah 11:10-11
They  are turned back to the iniquities of their forefathers, which refused  to hear my words; and they went after other gods to serve them: the  house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken my covenant which I  made with their fathers. Therefore thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will  bring evil upon them, which they shall not be able to escape; and though  they shall cry unto me, I will not hearken unto them.
1Timothy 2:4
Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.
1Timothy 2:1-2 
I  exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers,  intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and  for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable  life in all godliness and honesty.
Hebrews 9:27
And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:
Matthew 10:22
And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved.
Matthew 24:9
Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake.
Luke 12:12
For the Holy Ghost shall teach you in the same hour what ye ought to say.
Mark 13:11
But  when they shall lead you, and deliver you up, take no thought  beforehand what ye shall speak, neither do ye premeditate: but  whatsoever shall be given you in that hour, that speak ye: for it is not  ye that speak, but the Holy Ghost.
 

Written Ronald Stange - August 2016

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