The “Inner Courtroom” of Anger (Powlison)

I'm in the middle of studying the fascinating story in 1 Samuel 20. In this story, King Saul goes into rage mode against Jonathan because Jonathan is protecting David. Jonathan, in turn, is angry with Saul because Saul tried to kill him, because Saul shamed David, and because Saul was trying to kill David. I'd… Continue reading The “Inner Courtroom” of Anger (Powlison)

Dear Angry Person: Slow Down! (Groves/Smith)

Anger is often sinful and it typically leads a person to commit more sin. For example, Saul's anger led him to throw a spear at David in attempt to kill him (1 Sam. 18:8-11). Proverbs condemns anger several times (e.g. 15:18, 22:24, 29:22). Paul lists "fits of anger" as one of the wicked works of… Continue reading Dear Angry Person: Slow Down! (Groves/Smith)