Scriptures on Anger from the Bible

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bible scriptures on angerBible Scriptures On Anger

Anger can be an exhaustive emotion.  How do you deal with your personal anger?  Here are some Bible scriptures on anger that can help?

Biblical Scriptures To Help With Anger

Psalm 37:8

Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil.

Psalm 86:15

But you, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.

Psalm 103:8

The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.

Psalm 138:7

Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life. You stretch out your hand against the anger of my foes; with your right hand you save me.

Psalm 145:8

The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love.

Proverbs 15:1

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

Proverbs 27:4

Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy?

Proverbs 29:8

Mockers stir up a city, but the wise turn away anger.

Proverbs 30:33

For as churning cream produces butter, and as twisting the nose produces blood, so stirring up anger produces strife.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools.

Ecclesiastes 10:4

If a ruler’s anger rises against you, do not leave your post; calmness can lay great offenses to rest.

 

Encouraging Scriptures From The New Testament That Deal With Anger

1 Corinthians 13:4-5

 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.

Ephesians 4:26

In your anger do not sin: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry…

Ephesians 4:31

Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.

Colossians 3:8

But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips.

1 Timothy 2:8

Therefore I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or disputing.

James 1:20

because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.

A Word of Advice

Anger can be destructive!  It can lead to an unhealthy existence. However, these scriptures from the Bible can help.  The above Bible verses can be used as scriptures for healing from anger.

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