Ephesians 4:26-27

The Upward Look
    by Max D. Hutto,

“Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.” Ephesians 4:26-27 ESV

It is appropriate to be angry at certain things such as wrongs, injustice, falsehoods, perversion, wickedness, and other sins. Yet anger must be settled quickly, before the day is over and not left to fester. Anger is volatile and can suddenly ignite and easily be used by the devil to create all kinds of evil and destruction. Anger left unchecked will accelerate quickly to sins such as malice, bitterness, rage, hatred, revenge, and even murder. Anger must be dealt with immediately, or it will spread like wildfire to defile and destroy.

Lord Jesus, when I see wrong, help me to have righteous indignation that seeks Your truth and righteousness to prevail over evil, yet keep me from unchecked anger.


  March 3, 2023   -  © Copyright 2023, Max D. Hutto.

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