Does God get angry? (Nahum 1:2)


Clarify Share Report Asked August 04 2020 My picture Jack Gutknecht

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
I would say that, not only does God get angry, but He is also continually angry -- specifically, with sin (that is, disobedience to His will), and with those who commit such sin, or who lead others to commit it (as pointed out in verses such as Psalm 7:11). 

In addition, not only does the Bible attribute anger to God, but God also describes Himself as being angry in various passages (such as Exodus 32:10, Deuteronomy 31:17, and Ezekiel 7:8).

However, that anger is always a totally righteous anger directed at sin and evil, and toward those who would seek to influence people not to avail themselves of the salvation that He lovingly and mercifully makes available through faith in Christ (as Jesus Himself pointed out in verses such as Matthew 18:6 and Mark 9:42).

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