God is a righteous judge, a God who is angry with sinners every day.
See, the name of the LORD comes from far away, burning with his anger, and in thick rising smoke; his lips are full of fury, and his tongue is like a devouring fire.
Who can know the intensity of your anger? Because our fear of you matches your wrath,
I looked, but there was no helper, I was appalled that there was no one to give support; so my own arm brought me victory, and as for my wrath, it supported me.
You are awesome! who can stand in your presence when you're angry?
Who can stand before his fury? And who can endure his fierce anger? His displeasure pours out like fire, and rocks are broken to pieces because of him.
The LORD is the true God; he's the living God and the everlasting king. At his wrath the earth quakes, and the nations cannot endure his indignation.
Has God forgotten to be gracious? Has he in anger withheld his compassion? Interlude
But if our unrighteousness serves to confirm God's righteousness, what can we say? God is not unrighteous when he vents his wrath on us, is he? (I am talking in human terms.)
"He removes mountains without their knowledge, overthrowing them in his anger.
2 Samuel 22:8
Just then the earth shook and trembled! The foundations of heaven reeled and quaked because the LORD was angry.
The world shook and trembled; the foundations of the mountains quaked, they shook because he was angry.
You march through the land in righteous indignation; you tread down the nations in anger.
For a fire breaks out in my anger burning to the deepest part of the afterlife, consuming the earth and its produce and igniting the foundations of the mountains.
The fierce anger of the LORD won't turn back until he has accomplished and established the plan of his heart. In the days to come, you will understand this.
Was the LORD displeased with the rivers? Was your anger directed against the watercourses or your wrath against the sea? Indeed, you rode upon your horses, upon your chariots of deliverance.
I'm full of the wrath of the LORD, and I'm tired of holding it back. Pour it out on the children in the street and on the groups of young men gathered together. Indeed, both husband and wife will be caught in it, the old and the very old.
Now if God wants to demonstrate his wrath and reveal his power, can't he be extremely patient with the objects of his wrath that are made for destruction?
for the Law produces wrath. Now where there is no Law, neither can there be any violation of it.