Although you may not always like the presence of your anger,
you can make choices about how you handle it.
The Anger Workbook by Les Carter, PHD, Frank Minirth, M.D.
The Scripture is quite is clear about anger and the consequences of how we choose to respond to it. It is our choice …,
Rash language cuts and maims,
but there is healing in the words of the wise.
PROVERBS 12:18 (THE MESSAGE)
Kind words heal and help;
cutting words wound and maim.
PROVERBS 15:4 (THE MESSAGE)
A gentle response defuses anger,
but a sharp tongue kindles a temper-fire.
PROVERBS 15:1 (THE MESSAGE)
The mouth of a good person is a deep, life-giving well,
but the mouth of the wicked is a dark cave of abuse.
PROVERBS 10:11 (THE MESSAGE)
Fools give full vent to their rage,
but the wise bring calm in the end.
PROVERBS 19:11 (NIV)
Fools have short fuses and explode all too quickly,
the prudent quietly shrug off insults.
PROVERBS 12:16 (THE MESSAGE)
Hot tempers start fights;
a calm, cool spirit keeps the peace.
PROVERBS 15:18 (THE MESSAGE)
The hotheaded do things they’ll later regret;
PROVERBS 14:17 (THE MESSAGE)
Outrage and outbursts seldom have a good outcome in any situation.
Dr. David Jeremiah
On the journey with you,
Jan & Dave Dravecky