110 God’s Disposition Is Lofty and Grand
1. The joy of God is due to the existence and emergence of righteousness and light; because of the destruction of darkness and evil. God takes delight because He has brought the light and a good life to mankind; His joy is a righteous joy, a symbol of the existence of all that is positive and, even more, a symbol of auspiciousness.
2. The anger of God is due to the existence of injustice and the disturbance it causes that are harming His mankind; because of the existence of evil and darkness, because of the existence of things that drive out the truth, and even more because of the existence of things that oppose what is good and beautiful. God’s anger is a symbol that all things negative no longer exist and, even more, is a symbol of His holiness.
3. God’s sorrow is due to mankind, for whom He has hopes but who has fallen into darkness, because the work He does on man does not come up to His expectations, and because the mankind He loves cannot all live in the light. He feels sorrow for the innocent mankind, for the honest but ignorant man, and for the man who is good but lacking in his own views. His sorrow is a symbol of His goodness and of His mercy, of His mercy, a symbol of beauty and of kindness.
4. God’s happiness, of course, comes from defeating His enemies and gaining the good faith of man, gaining the good faith of man. More than this, it arises from the expulsion and destruction of all enemy forces, and because mankind receives a good and peaceful life. The happiness of God is unlike the joy of man; rather, it is the feeling of garnering good fruits, a feeling even greater than joy. God’s happiness is a symbol of mankind breaking free of suffering from this time forth, and a symbol of mankind entering a world of light, a symbol of mankind entering a world of light.
from “It Is Very Important to Understand God’s Disposition” in The Word Appears in the Flesh