Six Ways To Handle Anger
Proverbs 25:8-15, 21-22, 28
Proverbs chapter 25, and we're going to begin reading in verse 8, and then read some selected verses from Proverbs chapter 25. We're dealing with this subject, Six Ways to Handle Anger. Now I know that you have any difficulty with anger. So, why don't you take some notes for a friend, alright? And get, ha, get out a pen and write down what God has to say about how to handle anger, because, dear friend, I don't know anything that's doing more damage uh to people personally than is problem of uncontrolled, unchristian anger. Proverbs chapter 25 and verse 8. Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof when thy neighbor hath put thee to shame. Debate thy cause with thy neighbor himself, and discover not a secret to another, lest he that heareth it put thee to shame and thine infamy turn not away. A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver. As an a earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprove upon an obedient ear. As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him, for he refresheth the soul of his master. And then verse 15. By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone. Verses 21 and 22. If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat, and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink. For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the Lord shall reward thee. Verse 28. He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down and without walls. So, we are talking today about how to handle anger. May I tell you that not all anger is bad. Some anger is good. The Lord Jesus got angry. You know, the Bible says in Ephesians chapter 4 and verse 26, Be angry and sin not. So, you can be angry without sinning, right? Ha ha, you can be good and mad. You can, it's alright. The Lord Jesus see, the way to be angry and sin not is to be a ...
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