Lesson: Anger puts my brain on the shelf; God’s supernatural miracle puts my anger on the shelf.
- Review the thought starter at the beginning of the chapter. What thoughts were started?
- Review the lead Bible verse. What does it say to you? Did you observe yourself in relation to the verse? Did you observe others in relation to the verse? Did you find any additional verses?
- What is your response to the lesson at the end of the chapter?
- Considering the range of anger, is mild annoyance different from rage?
- Considering the Bible verses quoted in this chapter, at whom can we be legitimately angry?
- Dare we call anger sin? All of it?
- Review the range of people and circumstances that stimulate anger. Are you the focus of someone’s anger? Are you angry at someone or something?
¹Jay Carty, Counter Attack (Portland, Oregon: Multnomah, 1988), 59-63.
²Frederick Bueckner, Wishful Thinking: A Theological ABC (New York: Harper & Row, 1973), n.p.
³P. T. Young, Feelings and Emotions (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1975), 138.
4Marilyn Manning and P. A. Haddock, “Temper Those Tantrums,” Sky, July, 1989, 100-105.
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