39 Bible Verses about Anger Management
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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.
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.
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.
Where do the conflicts and where do the quarrels among you come from? Is it not from this, from your passions that battle inside you? You desire and you do not have; you murder and envy and you cannot obtain; you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask;
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.
Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on the cause of your anger.
You must put away every kind of bitterness, anger, wrath, quarreling, and evil, slanderous talk.
Do not make friends with an angry person, and do not associate with a wrathful person,
Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters! Let every person be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger.
Do not be angry and frustrated! Do not fret! That only leads to trouble! Wicked men will be wiped out, but those who rely on the Lord are the ones who will possess the land.
Treat others in the same way that you would want them to treat you.
The one who is slow to anger has great understanding, but the one who has a quick temper exalts folly.
But reject foolish and ignorant controversies, because you know they breed infighting. And the Lord's slave must not engage in heated disputes but be kind toward all, an apt teacher, patient,
Therefore, having laid aside falsehood, each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members of one another. 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.
You also lived your lives in this way at one time, when you used to live among them. But now, put off all such things as anger, rage, malice, slander, abusive language from your mouth. Do not lie to one another since you have put off the old man with its practices
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 avenge yourselves, dear friends, but give place to God's wrath, for it is written, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay," says the Lord. 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.
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.
The overseer then must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,
For the overseer must be blameless as one entrusted with God's work, not arrogant, not prone to anger, not a drunkard, not violent, not greedy for gain.
It is better to live in a desert land than with a quarrelsome and easily-provoked woman.
Older men are to be temperate, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in endurance.
You must not hate your brother in your heart. You must surely reprove your fellow citizen so that you do not incur sin on account of him. You must not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the children of your people, but you must love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.
Fathers, do not provoke your children, so they will not become disheartened.