Powered by 4 - Dec. 27, 2012

 

Thursday, December 27

Slow = Good

today's reading.
Proverbs 14:29; 15:18; 19:11   Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly...

the blog.
Anger is a powerful emotion which translates into me wanting to react, to right whatever I perceive to be wrong, immediately. Problem is, that can get me into trouble. So I'm thankful for Proverbs and the numerous warnings it contains against letting anger be our driver. Did you notice that all three of our verses talked about how being "slow to anger" is a wise and good thing? 

So how do we get and maintain a "slow to anger" mindset? Are there other verses or examples from scripture that you find helpful when it comes to dealing with anger? Tami W.

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