Be Angry, But Don’t Sin

I’m angry – righteously angry…

I’m angry at the liberals who are disrespecting out president, the man who God put into authority…

I’m angry at the so-called “Christians” who are doing the same thing, in violation of scripture…

I was angry at my wife for being angry with me – for being angry!

The straw that broke the camel’s back was when I wephesians-4-26as looking at those “self-important actors” inciting violence from the stage. I became so enraged, I made a Facebook post – that I have since removed – of a violent nature. This is why my wife was angry with me – and she should have been – I deserved that.

Yes, I can have a sharp tongue when the devil is working, and he was working tonight.

Ephesians 4:26-27, Paul writes:

“Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.”

“Lord, I’m so angry – I repent for the nasty post, but I need to shed this anger – please help.” The answer: “Go to sleep for a bit, you’ll be writing in a few hours about it when you have calmed down.”

He was right, here I am, about 5 hours later – about 1:00 AM – writing about it. I’m still angry – but I’m much calmer now. I’m thinking clearly, so here goes…

It’s OK to be angry – but don’t sin. Satan gets in there when you’re ticked off, and can wreak all kinds of havoc. I gave Satan the perfect opening, he took it, and reveled in the hurt feelings.

To my wife, I’m sorry. I’ll apologize in person when you wake up.

To the so-called “Christians” — if you are indeed saved, and I question that, you need to repent of violating God’s Word.  Now I’ll do some preaching – some words that will hurt some of you, but you need to hear them.

Donald Trump was placed in authority by God, of these United States of America for a season – Just as Barack Obama, George W. Bush and all of the previous presidents, were placed in authority by God, for a season. Paul writes in Romans 13:1:

“Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.”

He also writes that “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities.”  This means that you have no biblical right to do what you are doing in  going against this man. He’s doing what God is leading him to do – what is right – and you turn against him, because of what he might have said or done in his past?

You hypocrite! If you were held to the same standard, you couldn’t pass muster either. But he repented for his past, and was washed by the blood of the lamb. In other words, he’s saved, born again!

You self-righteous Christians, always judging. You are the reason that people hate us. because we “eat our own” – just as you are doing to your brother in Christ. Who are you to judge this man – when did you become Christ? Would you want to be a Christian, when you have people judging you all the time? You’re a terrible witness when you do this.

You can call out any sin you might find – but you cannot judge the man – that’s the job of Yeshua – Jesus – our Messiah, and only Him.

Let’s look at the rest of the passage in Romans 13. Verse 2…

“Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment.”

This is pretty self-explanatory – what you are doing – resisting – is sin, and you can expect God to judge.  Resisting is sin, and I’m calling it out here!

“For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Would you have no fear of the one who is in authority? Then do what is good, and you will receive his approval, for he is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, an avenger who carries out God’s wrath on the wrongdoer.”

Paul writes in verses 3 and 4 that we’re not to fear those that God puts in authority. When we do what is right, we’re OK – its only when we do what’s wrong, that we should fear 0 we should fear God’s wrath.

“Therefore one must be in subjection, not only to avoid God’s wrath but also for the sake of conscience.”

Verse 5 sums it up – we have to be subject to our earthly authorities, to avoid God’s wrath, but also for our own consciences.

So Christian, if you are truly saved – repent, and stop being like the heathens – the unsaved ones out there destroying property, using foul language and generally going against what God has instituted. It’s what Satan wants, and he’s reveling in it.

And if there’s a question of your salvation – if you question whether you’re saved, then you’re probably not. Get on your knees now, and ask Yeshua – Jesus – your Messiah, into your heart, and give your life to Him, and repent of your sin.

You may not agree with Mr. Trump, but you must respect him as your authority, and so far, everything he’s done is biblical – including the wall (see the book of Nehemiah – more on this in an upcoming blog post).

One Reply to “Be Angry, But Don’t Sin”

  1. I don’t know whether our President is a Christian or not, but I believe he has done a lot of things right, especially when it comes to his two SCOTUS appointments. Regardless, we are called to respect him and others in authority. And by the way, I really appreciate your repentant heart in regard to your anger. Sometimes our anger is justified, even righteous, and sometimes it’s not.

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