If you're angry at your doctor, your boss, your relative or your spouse, you can probably sit down and have a productive conversation about it. God, on the other hand, is probably not available to chat.
And yet people get angry at God all the time, especially about everyday disappointments, finds a new set of studies in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
It's not just religious folks, either. People unaffiliated with organized religion, atheists and agnostics also report anger toward God either in the past, or anger focused on a hypothetical image - that is, what they imagined God might be like - said lead study author Julie Exline, Case Western Reserve University psychologist....
jpw wrote: It is a great miracle to have that obstacle removed between us and a holy God.
Agreed jpw, When God raises those who are dead in their trespasses and sins in which they used to walk and turns them away from sin, Satan and the world; He convinces them of their sin and its resulting misery. He enlightens their minds in the knowledge of Christ and renews their wills, persuading and enabling them to embrace Jesus Christ freely offered to them in the gospel. That is real power.
And his love extends through all circumstances, until at the end of this life we are given a new home. This is explained in the scriptures.That is how anger can be turned to joy.
Again I agree, Salvation is of the Lord and whatever he uses to bring us to Himself - these light and momentary troubles pales in comparison to the glory that shall be revealed in us
You can stand forgiven before God, to know that He has extended mercy through the cross, the scriptures teach of the love that he extends to those who repent and put their trust in Him. It is a great miracle to have that obstacle removed between us and a holy God.
And his love extends through all circumstances, until at the end of this life we are given a new home. This is explained in the scriptures.
Atheists and agnostics routinely ask the question of â€śwhere is God during calamitiesâ€ť. They gleefully desire to show that our God does not care or that He doesnâ€™t exist. Here is a question for them; â€śwhere is God when everything is going well and you are healthy, safe, and prosperingâ€ť? If God doesnâ€™t exist when you are suffering, does He exist when you are not? If suffering proves there is no God, does well-being prove there is? HYPOCRITES