#15 Handling Anger: God Made the First Step Plain (Part 2)

What I Learned from God’s Words to Cain

Picking up where I left off in post #11:

Then the LORD said to Cain, “Why are you angry? And why has your countenance fallen?” (Gen. 4:6, NASB)

I learned something profound from these words to Cain: God wants to talk with me about my anger, and it is in my very best interest that I do talk to Him about it.

That said, in my experience I have found that whenever I am suddenly angry with another person Continue reading “#15 Handling Anger: God Made the First Step Plain (Part 2)”

#11 The Ins and Outs of Anger (Part 1)

This is the first post of several that I will write about anger, as I promised at the end of post #9 (Be Angry … Yet Do Not Sin). 

What is Anger?

We know what anger is by experience. The dictionary says it is a strong feeling of displeasure. Most would categorize anger as a bad thing; but God doesn’t do this. Rather He says, “Be angry and yet do not sin.” In other words, it’s okay to feel anger; just don’t sin as a result. So, the obvious question is: Continue reading “#11 The Ins and Outs of Anger (Part 1)”

#9 Be Angry … Yet Do Not Sin

After reading another post by Courageous (on the private FB page), I was surprised by the number of women who had the same issue that had responded to her post. A good number of them said that to get help, they had been, or were currently, in some kind of professional therapy.  I wasn’t surprised by the fact that they had the same issue and had gone the therapy route Continue reading “#9 Be Angry … Yet Do Not Sin”