January 26, 2016
What Does The Bible Say About Anger?
Nehemiah 9:17 And refused to obey, neither were mindful of your wonders that you did among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage: but you are a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsook them not.
Psalms 37:8 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not yourself in any wise to do evil.
Psalms 145:8 The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.
Proverbs 14:17 He that is soon angry deals foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.
Proverbs 14:29 He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalts folly.
Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Proverbs 19:11 The discretion of a man defers his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
Ecclesiastes 7:9 Be not hasty in your spirit to be angry: for anger rests in the bosom of fools.
Matthew 5:22 But I say to you, That whoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whoever shall say, You fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
Ephesians 4:26 Be you angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down on your wrath:
Colossians 3:8 But now you also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.