Angry

Daily Life Treasures

What are the things that makes us angry? A traffic jam, stubbed toe, disrespectful slight, someone who didn’t keep an appointment with you, or a surprise assignment that will take all night? Anger is emotional frustration. It often arises when our path is blocked, when someone or something is standing in our way.

Anger is a God-given emotion that all human beings experience.

Jesus, became angry for the sake of others. He was outraged at the religious leaders who allowed people to be exploited financially in His Father’s house and thought He shouldn’t heal the man with a deformed hand (Matthew 21:12-13; Mark 3:5). Jesus became angry because He loved people.

While it isn’t wrong to be angry, what we do with it is vital. God commands: “Don’t let the sun go down while you are still angry, for anger gives a foothold to the devil” (Ephesians 4:26-27). This doesn’t…

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