10 Bible verses to overcome anger


Anger is a strong emotion that we can all feel at certain times in our life (or day!). If it is sometimes legitimate, we must learn to control this emotion which can have a negative impact on our well-being and on those around us. Fortunately, we can count on the Lord and the Bible to help us!

“Know this, my beloved brethren. So let every man be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to be angry; for the anger of man does not accomplish the justice of God. » James 1: 19-20

“He who is slow to anger is better than a hero, And he who is master of himself than he who takes cities. » 16 Proverbs: 32

“Do not avenge yourselves, beloved, but allow anger to act; for it is written, Vengeance is mine, retribution is mine, saith the Lord. But if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by doing so you will heap burning coals on his head. » 12 Romans: 19-20

“But now renounce all these things, anger, animosity, malice, slander, dishonest words that might come out of your mouth. » Colossians 3: 8

“If you become angry, do not sin; May the sun not set on your anger. » Ephesians 4: 26

“Do not heed therefore all the words that are spoken, lest you hear your servant curse you; for your heart has often felt that you yourself have cursed others. » Ecclesiastes 7:21-22

“A gift given in secret appeases anger, And a present given in secret calms violent fury. » 21 Proverbs: 14

“For the anger of man does not accomplish the justice of God. » Jacques 1: 20

“A violent man stirs up quarrels, But one who is slow to anger quiets strife. » 15 Proverbs: 18

“Do not let yourself be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. » 12 Romans: 21


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