Bible Verses About Anger Management
Many times, we can’t help going mad when we have a conflict with others, or meet with something unpleasant, or feel annoyed … We know that anger isn’t in line with, but we are still riled up when something bad happens.
As a matter of fact, we are across about something just for defending our own interests, not for defending the justice to satisfy God. Thus, when others damage our self-esteem or our interests are threatened, we easily lose our temper … So, before anger, we may think about that what’s the reason for getting angry and the consequence of anger, then we can keep our temper. Also, we can pray to God and seek His help and guidance, and gradually we will control our temper.
“Regardless of whether one becomes angry in the sight of others or behind their backs, everyone has a different intention and purpose. Perhaps they are building up their prestige, or maybe they are defending their own interests, maintaining their image or keeping face. Some exercise restraint in their anger, while others are more rash and flare up with rage whenever they wish without the least bit of restraint. In short, man’s anger derives from his corrupt disposition. No matter what its purpose, it is of the flesh and of nature; it has nothing to do with justice or injustice because nothing in man’s nature and substance corresponds to the truth.”
from “God Himself, the Unique II”
15 Bible verses to turn to when you’re angry
From where come wars and fights among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members? You lust, and have not: you kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: you fight and war, yet you have not, because you ask not.
Be you angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down on your wrath: Neither give place to the devil.
He that is soon angry deals foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.
Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man you shall not go:
An angry man stirs up strife, and a furious man abounds in transgression.
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not yourself in any wise to do evil.
Why, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: For the wrath of man works not the righteousness of God.
Be not hasty in your spirit to be angry: for anger rests in the bosom of fools.
But now you also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.
A wrathful man stirs up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeases strife.
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
The discretion of a man defers his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
But I say to you, That whoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whoever shall say, You fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
1 Corinthians 13:5-7
Does not behave itself unseemly, seeks not her own, is not easily provoked, thinks no evil; … Bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
And as you would that men should do to you, do you also to them likewise.
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