I. HAVE YOU EVER BEEN ANGRY WITH GOD?
SIGNS OF ANGER?
1. IT'S A NATURAL INCLINATION TO TURN OFF COMMUNICATION WHEN
YOU CAN DENY YOU ARE ANGRY, BUT A SIGN IS THAT YOU HAVE CUT OFF
COMMUNICATION. YOU DON'T WANT TO SPEND TIME WITH GOD OR WITH HIS
PEOPLE, BECAUSE OF AN EMOTIONAL BARRIER.
-DO YOU PERCEIVE THAT GOD HAS BEEN UNFAIR TO YOU.
ARE YOU CAUGHT UP IN COMPARISONS?
PSA 37:1 Do not fret because of evil men or be envious of those
who do wrong;
PSA 37:2 for like the grass they will soon wither, like green
plants they will soon die away.
-YOU HAVE SUFFERED HURT BECAUSE YOU FEEL GOD DID NOT STEP IN AND
STOP SOMETHING. OR GOD WAS NOT THERE FOR YOU IN A CRISIS?
JOB' WIFE ADVICE? "CURSE GOD AND DIE."
WE DISTANCE OURSELVES WHEN ANGRY! ELIJAH!
"WHAT'S GOING ON HERE? I'M TRYING TO LIVE A GOD-HONORING LIFE,
SO WHY ARE THINGS GOING SO BAD?"
1KI 19:10 He replied, "I have been very zealous for the LORD
God Almighty. The Israelites have rejected your covenant, broken
down your altars, and put your prophets to death with the sword.
I am the only one left, and now they are trying to kill me too."
2. IS IT "OK" TO BE ANGRY WITH GOD?
WHETHER OR NOT IT'S "OK", THE ISSUE IS THAT WE DO GET ANGRY,
ESPECIALLY IF WE HAVE A VERY INTIMATE RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD!
JONAH DID NOT WANT AN ASSIGNMENT TO NINEVAH!!!!
ELIJAH WAS TIRED OF GOING IT ALONE, AND BEING THE ONLY PROPHET
LEFT! AND IN HIS MIND, HIS LIFE IS ABOUT GONE.... SO HE RUNS
YOU DON'T TALK BACK TO GOD, OR EVER SHOW A ...
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