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Powered by 4 - October 15, 2011

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Careful with Anger

today's reading.
Judges 8:1-21    Then the men of Ephraim said to him, "What is this that you have done to us, not to call us when you went to fight against Midian?" And they accused him fiercely...

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Anger is a powerful emotion and because of that, it can also be dangerous. It's not a sin to get angry. It's how we choose to handle our anger that's key. Ephesians 4:26-27 tells us "Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger; and give no opportunity to the devil." Gideon let his anger drive and control him and it led him right down the path to sin.

Getting angry is a given. But sinning because of our anger isn't. So how do we combat the pull to react sinfully like Gideon? What are some checks you might put in place to help you respond without sinning the next time something makes you angry? Tami W.

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