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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 2009 Jesus Christ, anger of
2009 Jesus Christ, anger of

2009 Jesus Christ, anger of

Jesus Christ’s controlled emotion arising from his unswerving opposition to evil and his determination to eradicate it.

Causes of Jesus Christ’s anger

Petty legalism in religious observance Mt 15:3; Mt 23:1-4; Mk 3:4-5

Attempts to prevent access to him Mk 10:14

People leading others into sin Mt 18:6-7 pp Mk 9:42 pp Lk 17:1-2

Demonstrations of Jesus Christ’s anger

Purging the temple Mt 21:12-13 pp Mk 11:15-17 pp Lk 19:45-46; Jn 2:14-16

Cursing the fig-tree Mk 11:14 pp Mt 21:19

Jesus Christ’s words in anger

Against demons Mt 17:18 pp Mk 9:25 pp Lk 9:42 See also Mk 1:25-26 pp Lk 4:35

Against disciples Lk 9:55-56 See also Mt 16:23 pp Mk 8:33

Against Pharisees Mt 23:13 See also Mt 12:34; Mt 15:7-9 pp Mk 7:6-8; Mt 23:15-16,23-33; Lk 11:42-44; Lk 13:15; Jn 8:44

Against unbelief Mt 17:17 pp Mk 9:19 pp Lk 9:41 See also Mt 12:39-45 pp Lk 11:29-32; Mk 8:38; Lk 11:50-51

Against false prophets Mt 7:15

Against the rich Lk 6:24-26

Against unrepentant cities Mt 11:20 See also Mt 11:21-24 pp Lk 10:13-15

Jesus Christ reflects the anger of God

Jn 3:36 See also Mt 5:21-22,29; Mt 22:7,13; Mt 25:30,46; Lk 21:23

The anger of the glorified Christ

Against the unbelieving world Rev 6:16

Against the wayward church Rev 2:16 See also Rev 2:5,22-23; Rev 3:3,16

See also

1025God, anger of
2042Christ, justice of
2072Christ, righteousness
4135demons, Christ’s authority over
5503rich, the
5790anger, divine
6178hardness of heart
7552Pharisees, attitudes to Christ
8749false teachers
9240last judgment