an offense. what about me?. an angry person’s favorite verse: ephesians 4: 26 be angry, and yet do...
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An Offense.What about me?
An angry persons favorite verse:Ephesians 4:26 Be angry, and yet do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger,27 and do not give the devil an opportunity.But we have to keep reading:Eph 4:31 Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Eph 4:32 Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
Causes of offenseInjusticeEnvyMisunderstandingInjusticeSocial InjusticesPersonal InjusticesA TicketInjusticeA year ago I was a victim of a hit and run. The guy was never caught.I was rewarded with a broken car, a sore neck and an extremely hurt shoulder.Six months ago, I received a speeding ticket that I didnt deserve. I took defensive driving and spent a lot of money.
7EnvyIf Sharah gets a sucker, so do I.EnvyUnfair
House, low support, I didnt like Josh, Beth & Wess DTS people bc they had cool people in it. Mine was weird.9MisunderstandingMiscommunicationIgnoranceThoughtlessnessCultural DifferencesMisunderstandingWhere were you?PNG culture story, when you gonna have a baby?, or bringing people over unannounced hot cold climate11What does warrant Extended Anger and Grumpiness:NothingThis was Hard to Narrow Down12The Right?
Proverbs 19:11 Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.
What Do I do with Actual righteous offenses?Turn it over to God.Let Him be angry about it.The d16Turn it over to God.Let Him be angry about it.The desire for vengeance should never last long, and it should not be personal.
God & The AtonementNot satisfying personal grumpiness100% Motivated by LoveJesus & His killersJesus & Peter13 And the landowner replied to one of them, 'Friend, I am not treating you unfairly. Didn't you agree with me to work for the standard wage?14 Take what is yours and go. I want to give to this last man the same as I gave to you.15 Am I not permitted to do what I want with what belongs to me? Or are you envious because I am generous? Matthew 2015 If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD. Joshua 24