Memorable Scripture: What angers you, controls you!

Be angry, and do not sin. Meditate within your heart on your bed, and be still. Psalms 4:4

Another Psalm quoted in the New Testament with some variation which makes a similarity.
Paul told the Ephesians “Be angry, and do not sin”: do not let the sun go down on your wrath, nor give place to the devil. Eph 4:26-27
The Psalmist said to think about it when you go to bed. Pretty much, at sundown.
Paul also tells the Ephesians to put anger away from you (Eph. 4:31) and he told the Colossians to put off anger (Col. 3:8)
Of course I cannot proceed without reminding you of the words of Jesus, “But I say to you that whoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment.” Matt 5:22

Here are some other wonderful verses on anger.
Prov 15:1 – A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

Prov 15:18 – A wrathful man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger allays contention.

Prov 16:32 – He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.

Prov 19:11 – The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger, and his glory is to overlook a transgression.

Prov 29:22 – An angry man stirs up strife, and a furious man abounds in transgression.

Eccl 7:9 – Do not hasten in your spirit to be angry, for anger rests in the bosom of fools.

I would tell you today to not let anger seethe inside you. What angers you controls you!

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