|PDF of article|
Below is a list of verses that in some way relates to the topic of "anger/wrath." You will have to decide what to do with these verses. In other words, you have to make your own "study guide."
You will discover that the verses provided contain a wide variety of concepts, such as:
Feel free to add other verses you may find, or remove any in the list that are not applicable to the type of outline (or study, or presentation, or whatever) you are creating. Note that the verses given below are limited to the Psalms, Proverbs, and New Testament.
The verses are grouped into a few general categories, but you are welcome to disregard the categories and make your own.
And one more thing you can rejoice about: The verses selected below are based strictly on the English words. No O.T. Hebrew or N.T. Greek words to worry about!
[The main part of this list is comprised of verses from the Psalms and Proverbs. The New Testament verses are all listed in one group at the end.]
1. SELECTED VERSES DEALING WITH ANGER (& related concepts)
2. A POSITIVE RESPONSE
3. VERSES ABOUT SPEECH, ETC.
4. ANGER (WITHOUT SIN) AND OPPOSITION TO EVIL: THESE ARE NECESSARY ATTITUDES
5. GOD'S ANGER AND HIS LOVE/MERCY
The Bible does not teach that "anger" is always incompatible with "love/mercy." There is a type of anger that is righteous. (Remember that the only reason we can experience God's love is because Jesus experienced the righteous anger that we deserved.)
6. NEW TESTAMENT VERSES
Dennis Hinks ©1998, 2004