Paul Tripp: Think about yourself: there is probably never a day in your personal life and ministry when you aren’t angry in some way. The crucial question is, “Are you good and angry at the same time?” Look into your heart and humbly ask yourself this question: How much of my daily anger has anything at all to do with the kingdom of God? Then own and confess the places where it doesn’t and celebrate the places where it does. Celebrate where grace has transformed your anger and seek the Savior’s help where that transformation is still needed. Pray that … Continue reading Are you good and angry?
1 Samuel 11:6: “When Saul heard their words, the Spirit of God came upon him in power, and he burned with anger.” Interesting, don’t you think? One of the results of the Spirit of God coming upon Saul was that he became very angry. There are obviously very many times when our anger proves that we are not walking in the Spirit, but I wonder if there might be times when our failure to become angry proves the same thing? Charles Spurgeon once wrote, “It is possible to be angry, and yet sin not, and it is possible to hate, … Continue reading Spirit produced anger