Posts Tagged: God’s wrath

1 Kings 9:8 – Heap of Ruins

Solomon spent seven years building the temple of the Lord in Jerusalem (1 Kings 6:38). When he had finished, he dedicated the house to the Lord.  In his prayers of dedication, Solomon acknowledged the natural inclination of the people to sin, and he pleaded with Yahweh to forgive them in their human failures.  We see…

1 Samuel 2:15-16 – Corrupt & Ungodly

The book of 1 Samuel gives us a glimpse into the condition of the priesthood in the days of the Judges.  God had been silent, as the Word of the Lord was rare (1 Samuel 3:1).  When we look at Eli and his worthless sons who ministered as priests, we can certainly see the reason…

Numbers 18:5 – Wrath No More

Yahweh had separated the Levites as a unique tribe among the twelve in Israel to serve Him.  Because they had stood against the depravity that the children of Israel engaged in during the incident of the golden calf, God ordained them for service (Exodus 32:29).  The Lord made many pronouncements about what this meant and…