The culture around us seems to be growing in anger. People seem to be more easily offended than they have been in the past. Some people let even little things send them into a rage.
We, as Christians, should examine ourselves. It is easy to get caught up in the ways of the culture around us. So how do we handle anger? Is it wrong to get angry? This issue we will examine what God's word says about anger. Then we should in turn set an example to those around us.
Jesus became angry, but his anger was directed at those whose attitudes were incensed at his restoration of a man's hand (Mark 3:1-6). Because they valued their human rules above mercy, they began to plot his death....more
What change do we need to make as a result of knowing Christ? ...more
While the scriptures exhort us to avoid provoking an angry response in others, especially our children (Ephesians 6:4), scripture also exhorts us to not allow ourselves to be easily provoked (1 Corinthians 13:5). ... more
You know this, my beloved brothers and sisters. Now everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger; for a man's anger does not bring about the righteousness of God.
James 1:19-20 (NASB)
Volume 21 Issue 06
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