Tag Archives: anger

Stirring Up Strife

“A wrathful man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger allays contention” (Proverbs 15:18). Continue reading

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Don’t Be “Tinder to Every Spark of Provocation”

He who is slow to wrath has great understanding, but he who is impulsive exalts folly (Proverbs 14:29). Continue reading

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Caustic Effect

As the beating of cream yields butter, and a blow to the nose causes bleeding, so anger causes quarrels (Proverbs 30:33, New Living Translation). Continue reading

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A Brother Offended

A brother offended is harder to win than a strong city, and contentions are like the bars of a castle (Proverbs 18:19). Continue reading

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Don’t Open the Floodgates

Beginning a quarrel is like opening a floodgate, so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out (Proverbs 17:14, New Living Translation). Continue reading

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Slow to Anger

He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city (Proverbs 16:32). Continue reading

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A Soft Answer

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

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