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Righteous Indignation

Jesus is God in the flesh, and it is true that God (Jesus) is a loving God, but he is also a God of anger, justice, righteousness, and wrath. We are called by scripture to pattern our life after Jesus and imitate him as our moral standard.

What is righteous indignation:
 "A reactive emotion of anger toward evil, mistreatment, injustice and or malice... In Christian doctrines, righteous anger is considered the only form of anger which is NOT sinful." We can know for sure that our angeris righteous when it is directed toward what angers God Himself. Righteous anger and indignation are justly expressed when we are confronted with sin. Good examples would be anger toward child abuse, pornography, racism, abortion, and the like.

Verses that show Jesus had Righteous Indignation:

(Mark 3:5) - He looked around at them in anger and, deeply distressed at their stubborn hearts
(John 2:15) - So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple courts, both sheep and cattle; he scatte…