34 Bible Verses about Aggression
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In Christ we too have been claimed as God's own possession, since we were predestined according to the one purpose of him who accomplishes all things according to the counsel of his will
Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters! Let every person be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger.
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God.
Better to be slow to anger than to be a mighty warrior, and one who controls his temper is better than one who captures a city.
The one who is slow to anger has great understanding, but the one who has a quick temper exalts folly.
A person's wisdom makes him slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.
A gentle response turns away anger, but a harsh word stirs up wrath.
Do not be angry and frustrated! Do not fret! That only leads to trouble!
A person who has a quick temper does foolish things, and a person with crafty schemes is hated.
An angry person stirs up dissension, and a wrathful person is abounding in transgression.
But now, put off all such things as anger, rage, malice, slander, abusive language from your mouth.
Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters! Let every person be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger. For human anger does not accomplish God's righteousness.
Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on the cause of your anger.
Do not let yourself be quickly provoked, for anger resides in the lap of fools.
Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on the cause of your anger. Do not give the devil an opportunity.
But I say to you that anyone who is angry with a brother will be subjected to judgment. And whoever insults a brother will be brought before the council, and whoever says 'Fool' will be sent to fiery hell.
A quick-tempered person stirs up dissension, but one who is slow to anger calms a quarrel.
For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever! Amen.
And take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
Clothe yourselves with the full armor of God so that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.
He said to them, "But now, the one who has a money bag must take it, and likewise a traveler's bag too. And the one who has no sword must sell his cloak and buy one.
Then Jesus said to him, "Put your sword back in its place! For all who take hold of the sword will die by the sword.
It is not rude, it is not self-serving, it is not easily angered or resentful.
A fool lets fly with all his temper, but a wise person keeps it back.
I am able to do all things through the one who strengthens me.
They refused to obey and did not recall your miracles that you had performed among them. Instead, they rebelled and appointed a leader to return to their bondage in Egypt. But you are a God of forgiveness, merciful and compassionate, slow to get angry and unfailing in your loyal love. You did not abandon them,
Sing to the Lord, you faithful followers of his; give thanks to his holy name. For his anger lasts only a brief moment, and his good favor restores one's life. One may experience sorrow during the night, but joy arrives in the morning.
The Lord is merciful and compassionate; he is patient and demonstrates great loyal love.
Do not make friends with an angry person, and do not associate with a wrathful person, lest you learn his ways and entangle yourself in a snare.
You must put away every kind of bitterness, anger, wrath, quarreling, and evil, slanderous talk. Instead, be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ also forgave you.
Do not repay anyone evil for evil; consider what is good before all people. If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all people. Do not avenge yourselves, dear friends, but give place to God's wrath, for it is written, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay," says the Lord.read more.
Rather, if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in doing this you will be heaping burning coals on his head. Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
In everything, treat others as you would want them to treat you, for this fulfills the law and the prophets.
Then some soldiers also asked him, "And as for us -- what should we do?" He told them, "Take money from no one by violence or by false accusation, and be content with your pay."
"You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor' and 'hate your enemy.' But I say to you, love your enemy and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be like your Father in heaven, since he causes the sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.read more.
For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Even the tax collectors do the same, don't they? And if you only greet your brothers, what more do you do? Even the Gentiles do the same, don't they? So then, be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.