Reflections on TFB's June 15, 2008 Sunday sermon.

Anger is not sin. Our response is another thing altogether.

"anger" and "angry" in Proverbs
Proverbs 14:29
Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding,but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.

Proverbs 15:1
A soft answer turns away wrath,but a harsh word stirs up anger.

Proverbs 15:18
A hot-tempered man stirs up strife,but he who is slow to anger quiets contention.

Proverbs 16:32
Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty,and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.

Proverbs 19:11
Good sense makes one slow to anger,and it is his glory to overlook an offense.

Proverbs 20:2
The terror of a king is like the growling of a lion;whoever provokes him to anger forfeits his life.

Proverbs 21:14
A gift in secret averts anger,and a concealed bribe, strong wrath.

Proverbs 22:14
The mouth of forbidden women is a deep pit; he with whom the LORD is angry will fall into it.

Proverbs 22:24
Make no friendship with a man given to anger,nor go with a wrathful man,

Proverbs 24:18
lest the LORD see it and be displeased,and turn away his anger from him.

Proverbs 25:23
The north wind brings forth rain,and a backbiting tongue, angry looks.

Proverbs 27:4
Wrath is cruel, anger is overwhelming,but who can stand before jealousy?

Proverbs 29:22
A man of wrath stirs up strife,and one given to anger causes much transgression.

Proverbs 30:33
For pressing milk produces curds,pressing the nose produces blood,and pressing anger produces strife.

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