Anger Management: Why Bother?

Daily Devotion|Day 264 “Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly” (Proverbs 14:29, ESV). Anger is a passion common to all people. It is not the only passion. There are others like desire and hate. Whether anger is harmful or not depends on the following: whatContinue reading “Anger Management: Why Bother?”

Why It Is Important to Overcome Resentment

Daily Devotional: Day 229 “For John [the Baptist] had been saying to Herod, ‘It is not lawful for you to have your brother’s wife.’ And Herodias had a grudge against him and wanted to put him to death. But she could not . . . But an opportunity came . . .” (Mark 6:18-19, 21,Continue reading “Why It Is Important to Overcome Resentment”

Regulate Your Feelings

Daily Devotional: Day 170 “A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards” (Proverbs 29:11, KJV). One of the most important victories in life is to conquer yourself. Yes, yourself. That means mastering and restraining your passions, feelings and thoughts. This is not cowardice. Neither is it about bottling upContinue reading “Regulate Your Feelings”

Rule Your Anger Before It Ruins You

Daily Devotional: Day 74 “Know this, my beloved brethren. Let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger, for the anger of man does not work the righteousness of God” (James 1:19-20, RSV). You are the pilot of your life. And your tongue and ears are the speed controls by whichContinue reading “Rule Your Anger Before It Ruins You”

Rule Yourself

Daily Devotional: Day 60 “He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down and without walls” (Proverbs 25:28, KJ21). Before you decide to rule over others, learn first to rule over your own spirit. The Lord has endowed you with enormous spiritual strength through your new birthContinue reading “Rule Yourself”