5844 emotions

5844 emotions

Scripture portrays both human beings and God as having emotions. Human emotions and sentiments are of importance to the life of faith. Human feelings can be positive or negative and are subject to change and misinterpretation.

Emotions shown by God

Love Dt 7:7-8 See also Isa 43:4; Jer 31:3; Hos 11:1; Mk 10:21; Jn 13:1; Jn 17:23; 1Jn 4:8,10,19

Compassion Ps 103:13 See also Ex 33:19; Dt 13:17; Jdg 2:18; Ps 116:5; Mt 9:36; Mt 14:14; Mt 15:32 pp Mk 8:2; Mt 20:34

Joy and delight Jer 32:41 See also Dt 30:9; Isa 62:4; Lk 15:32

Anger Ex 22:24 See also Dt 6:14-15; Jos 7:1; Jer 7:20; Eze 5:13; Mt 21:12-13 pp Mk 11:15-17 pp Lk 19:45-46 pp Jn 2:14-17

Human emotions experienced by God’s people

Joy Isa 51:11 See also 1Sa 2:1; Ps 4:7; Ps 28:7; Ps 30:11-12; Lk 1:47; Ac 16:25

Love for God and one another Ps 116:1 See also Ps 18:1; Jn 21:17; 1Jn 4:11-12

Sorrow and pain Ps 6:6-7 See also 1Sa 1:7-8,10; 2Sa 18:33; 1Ki 19:3-4; Ps 88:15; Ps 119:28; Ps 137:1; Jer 15:18; Mic 7:1; Jn 11:19,31,33; Ro 9:2-3

Fear Ex 3:6 See also Ge 18:15; Jos 9:24; Isa 35:4; Isa 41:10; Mt 8:26 pp Mk 4:40-41 pp Lk 8:25; Mt 28:8 pp Mk 16:8

God’s people are to feel for one another Php 1:7-8 See also Ex 22:21; Ex 23:9; 1Co 12:25-26; 2Co 6:11-13; 2Co 7:2-3; 2Co 11:29

Believers are to control their emotions

Gal 5:22-23 See also Pr 25:28; Eph 4:26; Eph 5:18; Col 3:8; 1Ti 2:8; Jas 1:19-20

Emotions are changeable

Pr 14:13

The wicked may feel an unwarranted sense of security Am 6:1 See also Da 8:25; Da 11:21,24; Zec 1:15

See also

1025God, anger of
1085God, love of
1210God, human descriptions
2009Christ, anger of
2048Christ, love of
5014heart, human
5064spirit, emotional
5567suffering, emotional
5874happiness
8283joy
8292love
8754fear

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