Ep.885: What Are We So Angry About?
How to use positive anger and avoid negative anger
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Theme Scripture: Ephesians 4:26-27
Anger and rage – these are two emotions that are all too familiar in our present day. How often do we hear of random acts of violence? Think about what that means – it is something done that causes hurt to others who just happen to be in the way. Where does all of this come from? How can we better control our rage? Can anger ever be a good thing? Do we ever have a right to be angry?
Social media has been an outlet of vitriol. There are so many ways to express when we are mad that become public very quickly and even anonymously.
Jesus dealt with anger and elevated the standard, telling us we should put it in check quickly because it leads down a devious road. If we are "living angry," we are not truly following his example. Love is supposed to override anger as the chosen response of a Christian life. This is difficult to do, but the ideas we present on this podcast might help.