The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is thy faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.” The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him. It … More Mercy in many forms
This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering— since indeed God considers it just to repay with affliction those who afflict you, —2 Thessalonians 1:5-6 From David Guzik’s Commentaries on the Bible: Many people question the righteousness … More The righteous judgment of God
God has taken his place in the divine council; in the midst of the gods he holds judgment: “How long will you judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked? Selah —Psalm 82:1-2 ESV C.H. Spurgeon comment on this passage: A higher authority will criticise the decision of petty … More The Judge of judges is in session
The righteous will rejoice when he sees the vengeance; he will bathe his feet in the blood of the wicked. Mankind will say, “Surely there is a reward for the righteous; surely there is a God who judges on earth.” —Psalm 58:10-11 Imprecatory psalms are difficult to understand. Here are two comments that help us: … More Thankfully recognize God’s just displeasure
We read of Tyre in our Read-through-the-Bible passage today. In Ezekiel 27, the downfall of Tyre is compared to the shipwreck of a fine vessel. Now you are wrecked by the seas, in the depths of the waters; your merchandise and all your crew in your midst have sunk … More Amazing mercy in the midst of judgment
Find all the reading about judgment in Jeremiah difficult? Here is a note by Matthew Henry, from his commentary on Jeremiah 49: Note, When God punishes the less guilty it is folly for the more guilty to promise themselves impunity; and when judgment begins at God’s house it will reach the strangers.
John Piper, in a sermon, “Fear Not, I Am with You, I Am Your God” (Isaiah 41) When God calls you to be free from fear as you do evangelism, as you take a test, as you face an interview, as you take a stand against an unjust business practice, as you confront someone with … More Four Glimpses of God’s Greatness
This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering— since indeed God considers it just to repay with affliction those who afflict you, —2 Thessalonians 1:5-6 From David Guzik’s Commentaries on the Bible: Many people question the … More Righteous Judgment
Why are you reading Revelation this month? There are a multitude of different interpretations of the symbols and prophecies found in this book. I read many different commentaries, each with their view on what the seven bowls of wrath mean. While others may take a keen interest in exactly what is meant, I believe … More God is Just and True and Holy
Hampton Keathley comments on the book of Nahum: The name “Nahum“ means comfort or consolation. His book is a message of destruction for Nineveh, and that would have been a message of consolation for the nations she had oppressed…. ….This judgment is coming because of the character of God. This means we need to look … More What can we learn about God from Nahum?