But the so-called “wrath of Khan” was a yawn.
At least when you compare it to real wrath. Wanna know what that looks like?
OK. But first…what’s the definition of wrath? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it like this: “1. strong vengeful anger or indignation – 2. retributory punishment for an offense or a crime : divine chastisement”
Hmm…let’s focus in on that divine chastisement part a little more.
Going back to the dictionary, divine means “relating to, or proceeding directly from God.” And chastisement means “to censure severely : castigate. Oh no, I’ve opened a small container of worms with a couple more words. Right?
OK…censure means “a judgment involving condemnation” and castigate means “to subject to severe punishment, reproof, or criticism.” Alright…now, we’re getting somewhere.
Because the wrath of Khan is merely a yawn when compared to the wrath of God. Wanna see a good example of what I’m talking about? Good. Because that’s my Reason for sharing this.
Read this description and watch the movie in your head as you do…
“…there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became like blood. And the stars of heaven fell to the earth, as a fig tree drops its late figs when it is shaken by a mighty wind. Then the sky receded as a scroll when it is rolled up, and every mountain and island was moved out of its place.”
Wow. That could almost be a screenplay for a Marvel movie.
Now, check this out…
“And the kings of the earth, the great men, the rich men, the commanders, the mighty men, every slave and every free man, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains, and said to the mountains and rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the face of Him who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb! For the great day of His wrath has come, and who is able to stand?”
Imagine being so afraid that you’d actually prefer the mountains and rocks to fall on you rather than face God. Now, THAT’S wrath.
And it IS gonna come. And it IS gonna be terrible.
For those who hate God.
But for those who love and trust the Creator, there will only be everlasting, fulfilling, joyous love. In a paradise where there’s no more death and dying. So, my recommendation is…
Skip the wrath and choose the path
Of perfect love sent from above.
Choose today, and choose The Way.
Tomorrow might not fill with light
For the soul not on the roll.
So, do not wait till it’s too late.
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