Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 11, 2009
The late great writer, Bede Jarrett (1881 - 1937), once wrote: "The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn’t angry enough."
The late great Indian political and spiritual leader, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869 - 1948), once said, "Man should
"As a clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of angry men, I’ve seen many of my patients lose jobs, wives, and opportunities because they were simply not able to handle the normal frustrations and disappointments in life. They argue, they insult, and they sulk. They come to
Contributed by Emile Wolfaardt on Jul 13, 2001
If a man is filled with anger, than anger controls his life.
If a man is filled with greed, then greed dominates his life.
If a man is filled with lust, then lust governs his life.
If a man is filled with love, then love influences all he does.
And if a man is filled with
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 8, 2008
Bad weather had backed up all flights, and as a result our plane sat on the runway for three hours. All attempts to placate the passengers weren’t working. Then the pilot came on the intercom to announce his umpteenth update: "Folks, we'll be getting permission to take off, but I
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Sep 23, 2008
Do you know what you are feeling? Can you identify why you are feeling the way you are? This is so huge and complicated that it often takes years of intentional effort to figure these things out. And the more messed up we are, the longer and harder and more painful it can be.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 12, 2009
Baseball coach Billy Martin told about hunting trip he had in Texas with baseball legend Mickey Mantle. Mickey had a friend who would let them hunt on his ranch. When they reached the ranch, Mickey told Billy to wait in the car while he checked in with his friend. Mantle’s
Contributed by Tom Papez on Aug 3, 2009
The Summer 2008 California Wildfires (Northern CA Lighting Series):
"The fires broke out after three years of below-normal rainfall dehydrated much of California’s forests and woodlands, making them prone to wildfires. Spring 2008 for California was the driest on record for
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Feb 10, 2010
Breaking in Anger
I don't know much about my family tree but I know my grandfather was a tough man who broke horses and had a team of about 40 Clydesdale horses which he used to haul logs. My Dad once drove a team right through a fence. It's not all that easy to manage a huge team of horses like
Contributed by Bill Butsko on Apr 30, 2010
SLOW TO ANGER...
Slow to suspect - quick to trust,
Slow to condemn – quick to justify,
Slow to offend – quick to defend,
Slow to expose – quick to shield,
Slow to reprimand – quick to forbear,
Slow to belittle – quick to appreciate,
Slow to demand – quick to give,
Slow to provoke – quick
"Many men find themselves unable to cope with even minor frustration. They get angry over trivial things, such as a broken pencil lead or overcooked hamburger. Their anger erupts and gets out of control. They feel as though they are constantly under attack, that everyone is out to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 28, 2011
Mr. Burton was not angry enough to hire a hit man to knock off the AD at the University of Connecticut...but he was angry enough that he wanted to punish him even if it hurt the students and the program he is said to have loved.
In a letter sent to the Athletic Director of
Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 24, 2012
ANGER AND CONTEMPT
Dallas Willard in the Divine Conspiracy says that we can trace wrongdoing back to its roots in the human heart. We find that in the overwhelming number of criminal cases it involves some form of anger. Close beside anger we will find its twin brother, contempt. Proverbs
MAN'S ANGER TOWARD GOD
...is more disastrous than the following:
As a passenger boarded the Los Angeles-to-New York plane, he told the flight attendant to wake him and make sure he got off in Dallas.
The passenger awoke just as the plane was landing in New York. Furious, he called the flight
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 25, 2009
THE ENEMY OF ANGER: ITSELF
Anger is its own worst enemy. Some people criticize the Bible and reject it as a bunch of dos and don’ts. The Bible is a common sense book that is given for our good. Anger is one such example. It causes high blood pressure, sleeplessness, stomach problems, and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 28, 2004
I wanted to find out what the Bible had to say about ’rage’ so I went to an on-line Bible search program and typed in ’rage’. Up came 153 selections. I thought, "wow, the Bible has a lot of rage in it." But then as I began to read I noticed I not only had ’rage’ but I also
Contributed by John Harvey on Jan 8, 2007
“The monster of the heart (anger) cannot withstand the light of exposure. For you to tell your story is to drag it into the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 26, 2011
ANGER ON THE GOLF COURSE
There were times when golf course etiquette was completely traded in for the ever popular "lose control and act like a madman" routine. There's something intriguing about watching a full grown man crumble to pieces over a tiny ball that's 1½ inches in diameter. I've seen
Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 10, 2011
KING HENRY II'S ANGER
King Henry II of England, back in around 1200, had a lot of power. He put an end to a long and bloody civil war, and ruled both England and a large chunk of France for many years. He was so famous that a movie was made about him, about 25 yrs ago, starring Richard Burton
Contributed by Tom Papez on Aug 6, 2011
3 TYPES OF ANGER
Thumos appears twenty times and means a turbulent commotion, boiling agitation of feeling, sudden explosion. It's like our word rage.
Orge appears forty-five times and describes a long-lasting attitude that often continues to seek revenge, like our word resentment.