Dealing With Anger God's Way
As with all Biblical topics, you can only fully use this after you have been born again to be God’s child.
You must be a Christian.
The Bible has answers to all life's problems. the Holy
Spirit helps you use the commandments that are in the Bible.
Mar 12:29 And Jesus answered him, The first of all
the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:
12:30 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with
all thy strength: this is the first commandment.
Mar 12:31 And the
second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.
Pro 29:11 A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth
it in till afterwards.
must control your temper.
- Controlling anger
is usually a matter of setting Godly priorities. For example a man may blow up at his wife and children, but not
at his boss. His reason is that if he blows up at his boss he will get fired. This is setting the money he gets
from the job at a higher priority than the relationship with his wife and children.
- Uncontrolled temper is sin, as so is not pleasing to God. Also, because it is sin, God has given us answers
for the problem of uncontrolled anger. (See Ephesians 4: 31-32.)
of blowing up some hold anger in and do a “slow burn”. That person holds it in, and thinks about it,
and resentment grows. This is also sin because it is not handling anger God’s way. (See Ephesians 4:26.) Anger
must be resolved before going to sleep at night.
- The challenge to our
spirit is to be angry and sin not.
- Anger is a proper and useful emotion
when it is expressed consistent with the scriptures and when used for purposes set forth by God. (See Psalm 7:11 and
- Blowing up and holding anger in do not solve problems, but
they do create new and worse problems.
- Realize that anger is a powerful
and motivating force that God intended to be used to destroy something, But of course not other people, or our own bodies.
- Words spoken because of anger must be directed at destroying the problem and not
at destroying the person.
- To blow up or to burn does not address
- Let God and Godly counsel train you to release anger under control. (See Ephesians 4: 15.)
- Pray that God assists you to release and talk about the problems that make you angry.
Learn how to yield your rights.
- Pray about the love of God growing
in your life and actions.
- Make yourself accountable to mature Christians
that you trust.
- Study the Bible about the attributes of Godly love.
- Seek counsel and support from mature Christians.