When God's Wrath Is Your Comfort
God is so great that he sees every detail of our planet all the time. And God is so just that there is not a single injustice which doesn't infuriate him. So if he knows everything and hates all that's wrong, of course he "feels indignation everyday" (Psalm 7:11).
And this is not meant for terror — not if we treasure Jesus (Romans 5:9; 1 Thessalonians 1:10; 5:9). Rather, it's actually meant for our comfort. That's what Paul is getting at in Romans 12:19, "Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, 'Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.'"
John Piper explains,
All of you have been wronged at one time or another. Most of you, probably, have been wronged seriously by someone who has never apologized or done anything sufficient to make it right. And one of the deep…