Ephesians 4:31 ESV

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.

Lesson 37: Taming Your Temper (Ephesians 4:31-32)
A Peanuts cartoon shows Linus venting his hostility by throwing rocks into a vacant lot. As he hurls each rock, he shouts, This is for all the nasty thing they said about George Washington! This is for people who hate little kids! And this is for people who kick dogs! This is ...
Be Kind to One Another
Christian kindness is not merely an external change of manners; it is an internal change of heart.
17. From Malice to Mercy (Ephesians 4:31-32)
Introduction A young woman was brutally raped and murdered. The assailant was arrested and convicted of the crime and sent to prison. The mother of the victim harbored anger and bitterness in her heart toward the man who had taken her life. She was also a Christian. In time, God ...
Four Steps to Forgiving Others
Too many of us dont really understand what forgiveness is. We struggle through all kinds of misconceptions about what it means to forgive others. I mentioned a few of these specific misconceptions in yesterdays devotional. & Continue reading Four Steps to Forgiving Others
Dont Go to Bed with Your Anger
If we depend on time to heal whats wrong in our relationships, we will carry wounds with us the rest of our lives.
Lay Aside the Weight of Slander
Slander is one of the adversarys chief strategies to divide believers and derail the mission of the church. Be on our guard and lay slander aside.
What Does the Bible Say about Bitterness and Resentment?
When you are offended or disappointed by others and allow the hurt to germinate in your heart, bitterness and resentment will take root. Characterized by an unforgiving spirit and generally negative,
Kill Anger Before It Kills You  or Your Marriage
In marriage, anger rivals lust as a killer. If we are going to kill anger before it kills us, we will need weapons. Here are nine to bring to the fight.
Love Is More Than a Choice
Is love really a choice? Will love compel us to do good for others even when we dont want to? Heres some gentle pushback on a popular slogan.
Fighting Bitterness
Bitterness flows from a heart that feels the pain of injustice. Forgiveness flows from a heart overcome by trust in Gods justice.

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