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Anger management tips from the Bible that will give you freedom and a new appreciation of the emotion called anger

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  • Managing Your Anger Efficiently How to be angry and not sin By Pastor Peter de Run
  • Ephesians 4:26(NKJV) "Be angry, and do not sin": do not let the sun go down on your wrath
  • Be angry Ephesians 4:26 (NKJV) 1.Being angry is not a sin if it was then God is a sinner God's anger rose against them; he put to death the sturdiest among them, cutting down the young men of Israel. (Psalms 78:31 NIV)
  • Be angry Ephesians 4:26 (NKJV) 2. We are made in Gods image we have His emotions Then God said, "Let us make man in our image, in our likeness" (Genesis 1:26 NIV)
  • Be angry Ephesians 4:26 (NKJV) 3. Anger is to be redeemed not removed
  • "Be angry, and do not sin Ephesians 4:26 (NKJV) Understand 2 things The purpose of anger How to respond correctly to anger
  • Purpose of anger A signal making you aware of a wrong being committed or said (real or assumed) A call to action to right the wrong A source of strength giving you the required energy and motivation to act
  • Purpose of anger an example Jesus and the cleansing of the temple John 2:13-17
  • Responding to anger correctly you are FEELING angry exploding or imploding
  • Responding to anger correctly your anger trigger
  • Common anger activators : Balak and Balaam (Numbers 24:10-13) Reassess expectations Discover cause and respond appropriately
  • Common anger activators : Jacob and Rachel (Genesis 30:1) View demand as opportunity for creative solutions Get assistance
  • Common anger activators : Potiphars wifes story (Genesis 39:13-19) Check out the story/details Correct proven evil, ignore false information
  • "Be angry, and do not sin": do not let the sun go down on your wrath Ephesians 4:26 (NKJV) Need for urgency in responding
  • options, select most prudent constructively Before sunset