Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil. For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land. - Psalm 37:8-9
It's no secret that all of us feel anger at times. It's a natural human emotion that stirs us up and lets us know when we care deeply or passionately about something. It sometimes tells us when we should be taking action on something. So what is this verse talking about? It says to refrain from anger. The problem with anger is that when we dwell on what irritates or bothers us all the time, it can turn into resentment toward people. Resentment leads to a lack of forgiveness. Lack of forgiveness then leads to a cold, unkind heart, which is the opposite of what Jesus teaches us.
So what should we do when we feel anger? It may be practicing calming tricks, thinking before you speak, finding humor in the situation, etc. There are a plethora of resources that teach us how to control anger, but the most important resource many authors leave out: God. That's right. We need to get in tune with God. It is with God that we are able to tune our emotional vibrations to a higher level in order to overcome blind rage. Instead, turn away from the situation and pray for the Lord that He reveal to that person what is concerning you.
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