God is love. Everyone knows that. I get the feeling that most people choose to know that at the expense of really knowing God. God is love to them and nothing else. A two dimensional benevolent grandfather looking down from the clouds, smiling whimsically. The Bible however paints a broader picture of God than that. So here’s Three things God says He hates that could land you in hot water.
It’s not going to be popular in our day and age to say but according to Malachi 2:16 God hates divorce:
Maybe that was a rough start? So let’s look at something a bit more obvious and a bit less contentious? God hates sin. Psalm 45:7 says:
Well there you go. Most people can buy into that one, of course that’s mainly because everyone else is doing it.
From the verses above you can probably see that God does indeed hate. Where to from here? Last on our list this morning is people. What? Did I really just say that? Well, let’s say sinners more specifically. Even so, people! That doesn’t make sense does it? Consider Psalm 5:5:
What other attributes of God do we sometimes not dwell upon? You in hot water?