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Anger Management (5 of 7)
Series: How to Win at the Game of Life
Pastor Jeff Schreve
If you have your Bible, please turn to Proverbs chapter 16, Proverbs chapter 16, and we're going to look at verse 32 and some other verses. We're in a series on the book of Proverbs called, "How to Win at the Game of Life." God wants us to be winners at life. He wants us to enjoy life to the full and to really win. He wants us to soar on high, not, ah, root around in the dirt with the turkeys. He wants us to soar with the eagles. And the Lord says, "Listen, if you're going to win at life, one of the things that you have to be able to do is you have to be able to control your temper.
About three years ago, Debbie and I were blessed by a member of our church who gave us a little dog, a King Charles Cavalier Spaniel, gave it as a gift. I don't know if she was mad at me, but she gave us this gift, this little dog. And Debbie loved this little dog, Rocky. Just loves him to pieces. I love Debbie, so I tolerate the dog. But, ah, I came home on Sunday night after church, and Rocky had only been in our family for a, a short while, I guess. And he had just had a surgery. You know, that surgery that some male dogs have to become eunuchs. And he was (laughter), he was not too excited about having that surgery. He thought, Nobody talked to me about this. And, and, so he let us know. And I came home from church one Sunday night. And it had been a great day. But I was tired, and I wanted to eat something and then just go to bed. And so, I was fixing a sandwich. And I could tell something wasn't right. The kids were acting kind of weird, and Debbie was acting kind of weird, and it was like there's an elephant in the living room, but nobody's telling Jeff about the elephant. So I was like, "What's, what's up?" You know, you can just feel it. "What's up? What's going on?" "Nothing, dad. There's nothing wrong with the wall, dad" (laughter). "What's up with the wall?" Debbie's ...
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