Quick wrath, quick atonement; stored up wrath, planned atonement

Posted on June 4, 2019 
Filed under Theology

“Let’s step into dangerous territory and speak directly about the anger of God.

Our own worldly hearts testify with the liberalism entrenched in Western churches: speaking on this topic is both dangerous and unpalatable. Preachers, including this author, dance around hell when speaking to a friendly congregation, let alone the outside world. A colleague answering a work-mate during a smoking-break waters-down God’s wrath to make Christianity seem almost acceptable.

We never quite succeed, but we do our best to make God more like us, or at least how we like to project ourselves. …”

– Andrew Barry calls for serious thinking about the wrath of God. At The Australian Church Record.