Have We Any Right?

The Brew Is A Musing

But the LORD replied, “Have you any right to be angry?” (Jonah 4:4, NIV 1984).

My Musings – You know this story. God had sent Jonah to preach destruction on an evil kingdom. Yet when they repented, God was “gracious and compassionate,” and “relent[ed] from sending calamity.” This angered Jonah, who preferred calamity over compassion.

I see a lot of anger in the Christian community towards the current generation. A generation that has largely dismissed God in general, and Christ in particular. But “have [we] any right to be angry?” When it comes to matters of faith, many of these same people “cannot tell their right hand from their left.Should [we] not be concerned about [their eternal destiny]?” (Jonah 4:11, NIV 1984).

My Advice – Is anger what we have to offer? How about pity? After all, were we not they at some point in time? But because of…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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