What Does the Bible Say About Anger

Bible Summary. When we let anger control us, it is just a violent, reactive emotion that will result in no good thing. If you just mindlessly follow your anger it can lead to hate, mayhem, destruction of property, destruction of relationships, reinforce self-pride, and it can even lead to physical harm and death of another person. Most anger is based on our self-righteousness. See below for Biblical commentary and scriptures on what the Bible tells us about anger.


What the Bible Says About Anger
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The Bible Tells Us that Man's Anger By Itself Cannot be Righteous.

When we let anger control us, we are no longer honoring God first in our lives. When we let anger control us, it is just a violent, reactive emotion that will result in no good thing.

See Scripture Commentary: James 1:20 advise us that man's anger is not righteous.

The Bible Tells Us Not to Let Our Anger Turn to Sin.

Anger is a violent emotion that can cause you to do something contrary to God. If you just mindlessly follow your anger it can lead to hate, mayhem, destruction of property, destruction of relationships, reinforce self-pride, and it can even lead to physical harm and death of another person.

See Scripture Commentary: Ephesians 4:26 advises us to not let our anger turn to sin.



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The Bible Tells Us Not to Be Led By Our Anger.

Most anger is based on our self-righteousness. We get anger because someone is threating our pride or they are aggravating us. Our anger is based on our own self-interest without any consideration of God.

See Scripture Commentary: Romans 2:8 advises us how anger leads to disobedience and unrighteousness.