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Is God angry at me when I sin?

As we go from an enemy of God to one of his children, does his view of our sin change? Before we are believers, it was impossible to please God and if we died lost in our sins, we would be condemned to Hell. However, once we are saved, we are no longer condemned. Remember, God’s condemning anger is completely absorbed by Christ when he died. That doesn’t mean God isn’t displeased when we sin. He is, but it is in a disciplinary sense rather than a condemning sense.

Scripture References
Hebrews 11:6, Ephesians 2:3, I Timothy 1:11, Luke 15:7, Ephesians 4:30, I Thessalonians 4:1
Hebrews 12:4-6, Hebrews 12:10-11, Romans 8:1, Romans 8:31-32, Ephesians 2:4-5
Psalm 103:10-13, Zephaniah 3:17, Luke 12:32, Psalm 147:10-11, Jeremiah 32:40-41

 

John Piper is founder and teacher of Desiring God and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary.

For more information on John Piper and Desiring God, check out desiringgod.org

For more information on Bethlehem College & Seminary, check out bcsmn.edu


Special thanks to John Piper and Desiring God for graciously letting us translate their material into sign language for the deaf to enjoy and benefit from.

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