‘ As soon as he finished saying this, the ground under them split apart and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, with their households and all Korah’s men and all their possessions. They went down alive into the grave, with everything they owned; the earth closed over them, and they perished and were gone from the community……..
………… And fire came out from the Lord and consumed the 250 men who were offering the incense.’
Numbers 16 vs 31 -35
Not quite the light morning read you were expecting???
But don’t stop reading just yet.
It gets better.
The old testament gives many instances of God’s wrath – against His children; against Israel’s enemies; against all sorts to be honest.
Time and time again we are told of God’s anger towards His people, and of-course the inevitable punishments that followed. Continue reading