The Myth of “Righteous Anger”


Drowning in Sufficient Grace

Search “righteous anger” on Bible Gateway

Since I know you didn’t actually dothat, let me tell you what it says. Nothing shows up.

Those two words don’t appear side by side in the Bible.

In fact, James 1:20 says quite the opposite

{for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God}

So where did this term come from?

Who came up with the idea of “righteous anger”?

Who decided that as Christians it would be righteous of us to be angry, even if our anger is directed towards sin?

God doesn’t need our anger or want our anger. He didn’t call us to anger. He called us to love. That’s what Jesus emphasized over and over during His earthly ministry.

If anyone were going to be angered by sin, it should have been Jesus. He was the one they were sinning against. He was the…

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