today's devotional post

making Jesus angry
Sep
17

making Jesus angry

by peter w. chin (6 comments)
My wife rarely gets angry, and in that way she’s my complete opposite. But that also means that when she does get mad, I pay very close attention because only something significant gets her worked up. In Mark 3, something similar took place. Jesus wasn’t simply annoyed with the Pharisees; He was enraged and grieved. His reaction wasn’t something that we find very often in the Gospels, so why was He so angry? (Mark 3:5). There are a few reasons, but one of them is simply that the Pharisees used the Word as a weapon instead of a blessing. Technically, the Pharisees weren’t wrong in... read more »

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