Confessions about Anger

I must be slow to anger.

I must also be quick to listen and slow to speak.

I will be slow to anger.

I will be quick to listen.

I will be slow to speak. (James 1:19)

I will not be so foolish as to get annoyed. (Proverbs 12:16)

It takes great understanding to be slow to anger. I lift up my voice for this understanding. I will not have a hasty temper, so as to exalt folly. (Proverbs 14:29; 2:1-4)

Anger is a work of the flesh. But I belong to Jesus and have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
(Galatians 5:20,24)

I must answer softly and not speak harshly. (Proverbs 15:1)

I must be slow to anger and quiet contention. (Proverbs 15:18)

I must be slow to anger and rule my spirit. (Proverbs 16:32)

Good sense makes me slow to anger, and it is to my glory to overlook an offense. (Proverbs 19:11)

I must not provoke God to anger. (Proverbs 20:2)

I can give gifts in secret to avert anger. (Proverbs 21:14)

I make no friendship with a man given to anger, nor do I go with a wrathful man. (Provers 22:24)

A fool gives full vent to his anger but I choose by God’s grace to quietly hold it back. (Proverbs 29:11)

I mustn’t hold on to wrath and anger because it stirs up strife, and causes much transgression. (Proverbs 29:22)

In my anger I am careful not to sin; I do not let the sun go down on my anger. (Ephesians 4:26)

I put away all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander, with all malice. (Ephesians 4:31)

I do not provoke my spiritual children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. (Ephesians 6:4)

I put away anger, wrath, malice, slander and foul talk from my mouth. (Colossians 3:8)

I desire that I should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling. (1 Timothy 2:8)

I am not afraid of the anger of the unrighteous. (Hebrews 11:27)

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