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if i make my bed in hell

behold, thou art there

day 893, nahum 1
tb | jesus loved me this i know
dreamhugs wrote in jesusfeels
- Presenting God as jealous and punishing is an interesting departure from God-as-benevolent. Ah, but he does not become angry quickly, and his power is great. And he punishes the guilty.

- He can dry up the sea, shake the mountains, melt the hills.

- No-one can survive God's anger. But he's good, and he gives protection in times of trouble. I guess certain types of evangelicals would call this balance.

- God made Judah suffer too, though. But now he will free them from Assyria's control and throw away their chains.

- And they switch from announcing punishment to announcing good news and peace. I guess the balance here is what bad news is for Assyria is good news for the people they oppress and enslave.

- I don't know how to feel about God-as-punisher/angry. God certainly will destroy evil systems and bring justice. But I hope ultimately all will be made well, and all will be made right.