Every Christian, at some point in their lives, is going to get angry. The Bible does not minimize that reality but also teaches that the Christian is not to sin in anger (Ephesians 4:26). Every time Christians get mad, we need to stop, pray, and check ourselves to ensure we are upset at what God hates.
In the Bible, we are told to "refrain from anger and forsake wrath" (Psalm 37:8). The Bible teaches us to be forgiving and love our neighbors, but this isn't always easy with our human nature. When we strive to be rational beings, rather than simply emotional, we can more surely act in a righteous, forgiving manner. Handling anger properly is a critical life skill for Christians. Anger can cripple communication between two people and rip apart families and relationships in churches. Godâ€™s Word not only teaches how to deal with anger but also how to overcome sinful anger.
May these Bible verses about anger help you to understand its significance and consequences.
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8 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret-it leads only to evil. 9 For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the Lord will inherit the land. 10 A little while, and the wicked will be no more; though you look for them, they will not be found.