Imagine a world without anger. Our world would simultaneously become a safer and more dangerous place. I know that I would be more dangerous to myself (and perhaps to others) if I didn’t get mad at myself.
Anger is an emotion of protest and provocation. A person who does not experience anger (in this world) is either amoral or immoral. But unrestrained anger (anger without divine boundaries) is one letter away from danger.
“Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry. Human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.” (James 1:19-20)
A young couple recently admitted that they were blindsided by unexpected anger on their honeymoon. The wife didn’t understand how much her heart was ruled by anger. She grew up in a home where anger was not handled well. Although she vowed not to let it be part of her life, the intensity of marriage offered…
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