The Anger Issue


Oh the challenge we can be faced with when dealing with some emotions. God understands and knows we will be confronted with options to respond or react to circumstances on a daily if not hourly basis. Our heavenly Father gives us wisdom to when to be angry and when to know to release it so that it does not become a stronghold over our lives. Meditate and take hold of God's truth for you and your loved ones.


(S) “Go ahead and be angry. You do well to be angry—but don’t use your anger as fuel for revenge. And don’t stay angry. Don’t go to bed angry. Don’t give the Devil that kind of foothold in your life.”

Ephesians 4:26-27 MSG

(P) Thank you God for the freedom to express my/___’s emotions, even anger. Help me to know the limits in order to avoid the notion of revenge. Help ___ move past the anger and not go to bed with it so that the devil has no open door to my/___’s life.

(S) “Smart people know how to hold their tongue; their grandeur is to forgive and forget.”

Proverbs 19:11 MSG

(P) Help ___ be like the smart people who know how to control their tongue and choose to forgive and forget when someone wrongs ___.

(S) “A gift given in secret soothes anger, and a present offered privately calms fierce rage.”

Psalm 21:14 Voice

(P) Lord, I ask for your direction in how to help soothe over my/____’s anger. Help ___ obey You and give quietly and privately to bring closure to the matter.

(S) “Do not befriend someone given to anger or hang around with a hothead. Odds are, you’ll learn his ways, become angry as well, and get caught in a trap.”

Proverbs 22:24-25 Voice

(P) Thank you Lord for clarifying who ___ should hang around and befriend. Help ___ choose wisely so as to avoid picking up anger and bad behavior.

(S) “Don’t be quick to fly off the handle. Anger boomerangs. You can spot a fool by the lumps on his head.”

Ecclesiastes 7:9 MSG

(P) Help ___ Father to not be quick to anger so as to avoid it backfiring in my/___’s face. Instead, may ___ have self-control and patience.

(S) “Go ahead and be angry. You do well to be angry—but don’t use your anger as fuel for revenge. And don’t stay angry. Don’t go to bed angry. Don’t give the Devil that kind of foothold in your life.”

Ephesians 4:26-27 MSG

(P) Thank you God for the freedom to express my/___’s emotions, even anger. Help me to know the limits in order to avoid the notion of revenge. Help ___ move past the anger and not go to bed with it so that the devil has no open door to my/___’s life.

(S) “Stop being bitter and angry and mad at others. Don’t yell at one another or curse each other or ever be rude. 32 Instead, be kind and merciful, and forgive others, just as God forgave you because of Christ.”

Ephesians 4:31-21 CEV

(P) Father, help ___ get past bitterness, anger and being mad at people. Help ___ not yell and curse others nor be rude. I ask for your help with ___ to be kind, merciful and forgiving to others as You were to ___.

(S) “19 Dear brothers, don’t ever forget that it is best to listen much, speak little, and not become angry; 20 for anger doesn’t make us good, as God demands that we must be.”

James 1:19, 20 LB

(P) Thank you God for the reminder to listen more, speak less and avoid being angry. Help ___ follow these qualities You desire in ___.

(S) “A gentle answer will calm a person’s anger, but an unkind answer will cause more anger.”

Proverbs 15:1 NCV

(P) Jesus, help ___ have a calm response to a person’s anger vs. reacting to their anger.

(S) “Don’t sin by letting anger control you. Think about it overnight and remain silent.”

Psalm 4:4 NLT

(P) Help ___ not let anger take control of me/___. May ___ be able to take time to think it over for a night to avoid rash behavior that does not please You.

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