God Is Angry with the Wicked Every Day

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Psalm 7:11: "God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day."
  1. Psalm 9:8: “And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness.”
  2. Psalm 11:5: “The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.”
  3. Proverbs 15:29: “The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.”
  4. Nahum 1:2: “God is jealous, and the LORD revengeth; the LORD revengeth, and is furious; the LORD will take vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath for his enemies.”
  5. Romans 2:6-8: “Who will render to every man according to his deeds: To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath.”
  6. Psalm 37:28: “For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.”
These verses emphasize God's unwavering commitment to justice and righteousness. They convey the message that while God protects and favors those who walk in righteousness, He is also prepared to administer judgment and express His displeasure towards those who choose the path of wickedness. 

Personalizing The Above As Christian Affirmations

I am righteous in God's eyes, and He judges me justly.

Psalm 7:11

  • I am righteous in God’s eyes, and He judges me justly.
  • God is displeased with the wicked, and I will distance myself from wickedness.

Psalm 9:8

  • God will judge the world with righteousness, and I trust in His fair judgment.
  • He will treat all people with uprightness, and I will strive to live an upright life.

Psalm 11:5

  • The LORD tests me because I am righteous, and I will remain faithful during trials.
  • He detests the lover of violence, and I will love peace.

Proverbs 15:29

  • The LORD may be far from the wicked, but He hears my prayers as I strive to be righteous.
  • I will pray, knowing that the LORD listens to me.

Nahum 1:2

  • God is passionate, and His vengeance is against His adversaries, but I am His child, not His enemy.
  • I will seek to please the LORD and avoid invoking His wrath.

Romans 2:6-8

  • God will reward me for my good deeds as I patiently continue in well doing.
  • I seek glory, honor, and immortality, leading to eternal life, and I will avoid contentiousness and disobedience.

Psalm 37:28

  • The LORD loves justice, and He will not forsake me, for I am His saint.
  • I am preserved forever by God’s love, and I will live righteously, knowing I am safeguarded by Him.

God Shall Judge the World in Righteousness

Psalm 9:8: "And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness."
Psalm 9:8: "And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness."

And he shall judge the world in righteousness“: This phrase means that God will make decisions about right and wrong for everyone in the world. His judgments will be fair and based on truth.

he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness“: This tells us that God will serve as a judge to all people with honesty. He will not be biased or unfair.

God's way of judging is perfect. He always knows what is right and does not make mistakes. This verse gives us a picture of God as a fair judge who treats all people the same, with justice and honesty.

The LORD Trieth the Righteous: but the Wicked and Him That Loveth Violence His Soul Hateth

Psalm 11:5: "The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth."
Psalm 11:5: "The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth."

The LORD trieth the righteous”: This part means that God tests the good people. He looks at how strong their goodness is.

“but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth”: This shows that God does not like people who are bad and love to hurt others. He has a strong dislike for violence.


The LORD Is Far from the Wicked: but He Heareth the Prayer of the Righteous

Proverbs 15:29: "The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous."
Proverbs 15:29: "The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous."

“The LORD is far from the wicked”: This means God does not support or help those who do bad things.

“but he heareth the prayer of the righteous”: This tells us that God listens to people who live good and moral lives.

In the Bible, God's nature is to be close to those who are good. He's always ready to listen when they ask for help or guidance. This verse tells us that being good matters if we want God to hear us. That is why we need Christ. There is none righteous no not one. There is one Mediator between God and Man. Christ is our righteousness.

The LORD Will Take Vengeance on His Adversaries, and He Reserves Wrath for His Enemies

Nahum 1:2: "God is jealous, and the LORD revengeth; the LORD revengeth, and is furious; the LORD will take vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath for his enemies."

“God is jealous”: This means God demands loyalty and does not tolerate rivalry or unfaithfulness.

“the LORD revengeth; the LORD revengeth, and is furious”: These repeated phrases emphasize God’s role as a judge who responds with righteous anger against those who oppose Him.

“the LORD will take vengeance on his adversaries”: God plans to punish those who act against Him.

“and he reserveth wrath for his enemies”: This implies that God has a stored anger ready for those who are His enemies, indicating a future judgment.

The phrases "God is jealous" and "the LORD revengeth, and is furious" highlight the intensity of God's response to opposition. The repetition of "the LORD revengeth" serves to reinforce the certainty of divine retribution. "He reserveth wrath for his enemies" underscores that God’s response to His enemies is deliberate and considered, not impulsive.

God Will Render to Every Man According to His Deeds

Romans 2:6-8: "Who will render to every man according to his deeds: To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath."

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Romans 2:6-8: "Who will render to every man according to his deeds: To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath."

Who will render to every man according to his deeds: This means that each person will receive what they deserve based on their actions.

To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: Those who keep doing good, aiming for glory, honor, and forever life, will get eternal life.

But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath: But people who fight against the truth and choose to do wrong will face anger and punishment.


The Seed of the Wicked Shall Be Cut Off

Psalm 37:28: "For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off."
Psalm 37:28: "For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off."

“The LORD loveth judgment”: This tells us that the Lord values fairness and justice. He cares about right and wrong.

“forsaketh not his saints”: God does not abandon His faithful followers. He stays close to those who are devoted to Him.

“they are preserved for ever”: The faithful are protected by God for all time. This preservation is eternal, not temporary.

“but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off”: Those who do wrong, the wicked, will not last. Their legacy or line will come to an end.

This passage from Psalm 37:28 uses strong imagery to contrast the everlasting support the faithful receive from the Lord with the eventual downfall of the wicked.

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