I - Is God Really Angry?
Yes, He is!
a) The motion in the language:
The ongoing unveiling of Godâ€™s wrath
From heaven -> the place of Godâ€™s dwelling
b) The Subject:
The wrath of God. I do not have the language
or the mind to abstract the meaning of this concept.
Godâ€™s passionate abhorring, His hot displeasure
and His ultimate rejection of the ungodliness of
All of this coming from an infinite being.
c) Godâ€™s Wrath is Provoked
Watsonâ€™s illustration of the beeâ€™s honey versus
By ungodliness: disregard for what is good /
By unrighteousness: disregard for what is right
d) The Effects of ungodliness and unrighteousness.
Suppressing the truth in unrighteousness
A nautical term: to maintain course or steer in
a certain direction
In context, to purposely steer against the
18 For the wrath of God is revealedâ€¦ against all
ungodliness & unrighteousness
II - Why?
a) Because of Truth-Suppressing unrighteousness
19-because that which is known about God is
Â 20 For sinceâ€¦ creation â€¦ His attributes have
been clearly seen
â€¦so that they are without excuse.
b) Because of Arrogance-Driven Rebellion
Â 21 For even though they knew God, they did not
honor Him as God
22 Professing to be wise, they became fools,
Â 23 And exchanged the glory of â€¦ God for an
III â€“ Godâ€™s Anger shown in a Terrible Consequence
24 Therefore God gave them over Â
25 For they exchanged the truth of God for a
and worshiped the creature rather than the