Today we shall be studying bible verses about Anger. Anger is a tool of the devil to cause people to sin unto God. Whether you got angry for holy or unholy reason, the scripture has warned in the book of Ephesians that we should get angry but we should not let it lead us to sin. God warned us against getting angry for too long, that is why He urged us to let our anger go as quickly as possible.
When you get angry beyond measure, there is no way you won’t have the consequences. Even God gets angry with mankind but He always give chances for our reconciliation back to Him. Anger will not only make you lose the blessings of God over your life, it will also cause you pain emotionally. Little wonder some scholar argued that anger is the price that you pay for others foolishness.
Have you wondered why you get so angry whenever you see someone who has offended you? It doesn’t matter if you are living the best moment of your life when the person came in. It doesn’t matter if you eating your best meal or doing what you love to do best, immediately you sight that person, you become infuriated.
Whereas, the person making you angry might not even know that they had done something bad, so your happiness will be disturbed when you see someone. That is the prison that the devil has put people who gets angry uncontrollably. Anger will make you become an evil person unto man and sin against God.
If you are in the category of people that get angry easily and it is very difficult for you to let go especially when you are so angry, this article will help you. We have compiled a list of bible verses about anger. Some of these verses will give you an enlightenment as to what God said about anger while some will give you an insight to how to forgive easily and leave a comfortable life thereafter.
Take your time to study these verses and digest the word, pray for the interpretation of the Holy Ghost so that you won’t give meanings to it based on your mortal knowledge. Let the spirit of God guide, teach you and help you out from that helpless state that anger has kept you.
Bible Verses About Anger
Mark 12:30-31 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this [is] the first commandment. 31 And the second [is] like, [namely] this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.
But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
Matthew 5:22 But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
Ephesians 4:31 Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
Colossians 3:8 But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.
Ephesians 4:26 Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:
Titus 1:7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;
Ephesians 6:4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
1 Thessalonians 5:9 For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,
1 Timothy 2:8 I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.
James 1:19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
James 1:20 For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.
Genesis 49:7 Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.
Proverbs 21:19 It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.
Proverbs 29:22 An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
Ecclesiastes 7:9 Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.
Proverbs 29:11 A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
Proverbs 19:11 The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Proverbs 14:17 He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.
Proverbs 16:32 He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
Proverbs 22:24 Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go:
Luke 6:31 And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.
Romans 12:19-21 Dear beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.
Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.