Angry With God
Therefore I despise myself, and repent in dust and ashes.”
And he looked around at them with anger, grieved at their hardness of heart, and said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” He stretched it out, and his hand was restored.
In order that all may be condemned who did not believe the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger,
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
But God said to Jonah, “Do you do well to be angry for the plant?” And he said, “Yes, I do well to be angry, angry enough to die.”
Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
By this is love perfected with us, so that we may have confidence for the day of judgment, because as he is so also are we in this world.
Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.
This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.
Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned—
When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what has been sown in his heart. This is what was sown along the path.
Is not my word like fire, declares the Lord, and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?
I form light and create darkness, I make well-being and create calamity, I am the Lord, who does all these things.
“Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.
You who are of purer eyes than to see evil and cannot look at wrong, why do you idly look at traitors and remain silent when the wicked swallows up the man more righteous than he?
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me.