Have you ever thought about Jonah’s anger with God for allowing a worm to attack the plant that was giving him shade, in Jonah 4:6-11? I thought why was Jonah so angry over a plant which he had no control? Then I experienced blinding anger over a situation in which I had no control and I … More Why Was Jonah Angry With God?
Every time I read Genesis 4, the account of Cain and Abel, I wonder why God did not like Cain’s offering. The more I studied this the more confused I became, until I realized I was looking at it from the wrong angle. Usually we look at it from the offering standpoint, Abel offering the … More Cain’s Uncontrollable Anger
We have all heard of the many injustices done in the name of religious worship and in the early church it was no different. Persecution arises when people, who place themselves under strict rules, feel a need to compel others to do the same. The apostle Paul/Saul was such a person, he was a strict Pharisee, zealous … More Religion Persecutes Those Who Do Not Follow
While reading the Psalms I came across one that is a perfect picture of how anger rises up and spews out of our mouth. Psalm 39:1-3, “I said, I will guard my ways, that I may not sin with my tongue; I will guard my mouth as with the muzzle, while the wicked are in … More A Picture Of Anger
When I was younger I had quite the anger problem and when I finally had enough embarrassing situations I asked God for help and He gave me 3 levels of growth or obedience on how to handle my anger. The first, do not murder. The reason murder shows up when speaking about anger is because … More How To Handle Anger
I once had written correspondence with a person who had anger issues. He was trying hard to conquer his anger but could not get past the scriptures where Jesus overturned the money tables. He kept arguing that Jesus displayed anger, therefore it is acceptable. One thing he did not understand was the culture surrounding this … More Anger Or Zeal?