We are the most intellectual creature in this universe and we need to use our anger wisely. God has given us this quality but we should be careful concerning our behavior towards others.
Our anger does not bring anything good so we are to control our anger when it arises in our hearts. God has given us some guidelines where we must obey him in order to be successful in every step of our life.
The scriptures below will help us to know what to do in times of getting angry and how to get rid of it.
Ephesians 4:26 “Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath”
James 1:19-20 “ Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.”
Proverbs 19:11 “The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.”
Ecclesiastes 7:9 “Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.”
Proverbs 15:1 “A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.”
Proverbs 15:18 “A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.”
Colossians 3:8 “But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.”
Proverbs 16:32 “He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.”
Proverbs 22:24 “Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go”
Matthew 5:22 “But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.”
Psalm 37:8 “Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.”
2 Kings 17:18 “Therefore the Lord was very angry with Israel, and removed them out of his sight: there was none left but the tribe of Judah only.”
Ephesians 6:4 “And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.”
Ephesians 4:31 “Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice”
Psalm 86:15 “But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, long suffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.”
Proverbs 14:29 “He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.”
2 Timothy 2:23-24 “But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes. And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient.”