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10Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; Ihave tried you in the furnace of affliction.11For my ownsake, for my own sake, I do it, for how should my name beprofaned? My glory I will not give to another.- Properly belongs to Him. This is good for us.-Human Jealousy is Idolatry = spiritual adultery-A love so pure,passionate, protective, and forceful, it tolerates no rival love.- It is right for God to guard His own glory.- We are properly His- There is nothing we have He is trying to get back- God's Jealousy derives from fullnessIs this Good news?If God is jealous, does that make him a sinner?40© Rob Lister
Occur in the context of idolatryExample: Husband and wifeWrath:God’sintensehatredandjudgmentofallsinWrath: A functional Expression of God’s HolinessHoliness —> Sin —> WrathSimilarlyLove —> Sin —> GraceRomans 1:1818For the wrath of God is revealed fromheaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men,who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth.Romans 2:4-54Or do you presume on the riches of hiskindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing thatGod's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?5Butbecause of your hard and impenitent heart you are storingup wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God'srighteous judgment will be revealed.(cf. 2 Pet 3:9)2 Thessalonians 1:5-95This is evidence of the righteousjudgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of thekingdom of God, for which you are also suffering-6sinceindeed God considers it just to repay with affliction thosewho afflict you,7and to grant relief to you who areafflicted as well as to us, when the Lord Jesus is revealedfrom heaven with his mighty angels8in flaming fire,inflicting vengeance on those who do not know God and onthose who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.9Theywill suffer the punishment of eternal destruction, awayfrom the presence of the Lord and from the glory of hismight,1 Thessalonians 1:9-109For they themselves reportconcerning us the kind of reception we had among you, andhow you turned to God from idols to serve the living andtrue God,10and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom heraised from the dead, Jesus who delivers us from the wrathto come.41© Rob Lister
Applications:1) God’s wrath reveals the true horror of sin.2) God’s wrath reveals the true glory of the cross.c.Rulership Attributes:Omnipotence/Sovereignty:Omnipotence: God is able to perform anything consistent with hiswill and nature.Psalm 115:3Our God is in the heavens; he does all thathe pleases.Daniel 4:34-3534At the end of the days I,Nebuchadnezzar, lifted my eyes to heaven, and my reasonreturned to me, and I blessed the Most High, and praisedand honored him who lives forever, for his dominion is aneverlasting dominion, and his kingdom endures fromgeneration to generation;35all the inhabitants of the earthare accounted as nothing, and he does according to his willamong the host of heaven and among the inhabitants of theearth; and none can stay his hand or say to him, "What haveyou done?”Nebuchadnezzar Humbled.

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