The Fight Between Carnival and Lent, art for Ash Wednesday
Based on the painting, "The Fight Between Carnival and Lent" by Pieter Brueghel the Elder, this blog reflects on different aspects of the painting that point us to the beginning of Lent and Ash Wednesday, when...
Hymn: Filled with Anger and Compassion
This hymn was composed in 2012, and relates Jesus cleansing the leper in Matthew 8:1-4, Mark 1:40-45 and Luke 5:12-16. It is set to the tune, EBENEZER.
Anger in the Christian Life
How can we express righteous anger? A study guide for adult Sunday School lesson about dealing with anger based on Ephesians 4:21-5:2. Reflection questions and liturgical elements are included.
Interpreting the Sermon on the Mount in Context
Study Guide / Adult Sunday School lesson drawn from the Sermon on the Mount, focusing on the topic of anger and reconciliation. Contains reflection questions and liturgical elements.
Anger in the Christian Life
As Robert Roberts argues in this article, anger can spur a sense of justice. But most of us are too quick to anger, and our anger becomes sin and "spawns sin."
A sermon illustration from the work of Frederick Buechner based on Psalm 37:7-9 talking about the dangers and drawbacks of anger and our need to wait for the Lord.
A sermon illustration by Frederick Buechner on Psalm 37:7-9 that suggests anger is one of the most fun sins, but the chief drawback is that what you are wolfing down is yourself.
Anger and Hiring
This article by Fr. Brian Mullady answers two specific questions regarding the Catholic position on the morality of anger and the moral norms for hiring.
History of Hymns: “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name”
Michael Hawn discusses the hymn "All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name," written by Edward Perronet and modified by others, most notably John Rippon. The hymn is commonly sung to tunes CORONATION, DIADEM and MILES’ LANE....
Full Text Hymns on Anger
God, We've Known Such Grief and AngerPD
Inspired by love and anger©
If You But Trust in God to Guide You©
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When Love Turns to Anger
Uncontrolled anger ruins close relationships. Study Guide for adult Sunday School lesson based on Matthew 22:34-40 on how to cure anger towards those we love most. Liturgical elements and study questions are included.
This blog entry reminds us of the troubles and necessity of anger and encourages us to find ways to be constructive rather than destructive with our anger.
Anger, Conflict, and Obedience
Based on Matthew 18:15-20, Euan Marley preaches on anger, conflict, and obedience.
Law, Anger, and Marriage
... songs, prayers, and notes for preaching on law, anger, and marriage in child-friendly ways.
Two Quick Remedies for Anger, Hurt, and Fear
Dave Peterson reflects on Psalm 4, encouraging readers to respond to anger, hurt, and fear with worship and “relentless unconcern.”
Divine Wrath and Human Anger
... , deeply sensitive to the destructive consequences of human anger; feared it would determine how believers would understand ...
Three Anger Management Principles from Jesus
Describing how seriously Jesus treats the subject of anger, this devotional by Dave Peterson on Matthew 5:21-26 discusses Jesus' three anger management principles: exercise caution on speech when angry, address the anger and resolve anger quickly.