Victory Over Grumpiness, Irritation and Anger
Bible-based book on anger management and anger control
You may express anger in many different ways.
Advice for individuals, small groups, cell groups and Sunday school
Do you get grumpy, irritated or angry? If you have an anger problem, you may express it by screaming, engaging in physical violence or showing other signs of rage and fury. Or you may show it in less obvious waysthrough bitterness, grumpiness, frustration, impatience, criticism, irritation, sarcasm, self-pity, depression or a cold silencewhether you are a Christian or not a Christian.
Anger usually is destructive.
Regardless of how you express your anger, you know how destructive it can be. Your spouse and children may be afraid of you. People on the job may avoid you. Promotions may be denied.
Your anger hurts others, but it also hurts youspiritually and physically. Most importantly, the Bible tells us that it grieves God.
There is hope. You can overcome anger.
You may feel powerless to overcome anger, yet with God's help and advice taken from the Bible, you can break free from the grip of anger and bitterness. You don't have to stay mad. As you read Victory Over Grumpiness, Irritation and Anger, you will discover Bible-based insights and practical anger management tools that will help you gain self-control. Even more important, you will learn how to let God change your heart, so you are able to love others more and handle difficult situations with courtesy and wisdom.
This book is interactive.
Personal application questions help you put its scriptural, biblical advice into practice and move beyond anger and bitterness. It is comprehensive and detailed, yet easy to use and practical.
"I highly recommend these books. They are unique and unmistakably anointed by God. You will be stronger in your faith, and better in your approach to life, when you study them. They will make a tremendous difference in your ministry to individuals and families in your church."
(By Doug Britton, biblical marriage and family counselor. LifeTree Books. Paperback: 5½ x 8½. Spiral-bound. 186 pages. $12.99)
--- Rev. Glen D. Cole, Sacramento, CA
"Doug tackles the important issue in the lives of many peopleANGER! If you are grumpy, irritated, or angry you need to go through this study. You can change! With God's help, you can break free from the grip of grumpiness, irritation, bitterness, and anger. You will discover biblical insights and practical tools that will help you and will help you to help others."
-- Steve Brown, District Administrator, NCN HonorBound Men's Ministries
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Key Bible verses on anger management
A quick-tempered man does foolish things, and a crafty man is hated. (Proverbs 14:17)
Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city. (Proverbs 16:32)
It is to a man's honor to avoid strife, but every fool is quick to quarrel. (Proverbs 20:3)
A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control. (Proverbs 29:11)
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. (1 Corinthians 13:4-5)
"In your anger do not sin": Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, and do not give the devil a foothold. (Ephesians 4:26-7)
Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. (Ephesians 4:31-32)
But now you must rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips. (Colossians 3:8)
My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. (James 1:19-20)
Read about how to apply these versesand many morein your life. Victory Over Grumpiness, Irritation and Anger provides practical, biblical tools that will help you with anger management as well as giving you insights that will help you live with patience, love and grace.
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