Category: Anger

Quitting the Blame Game

Temptation is an issue of the heart. We wrongly believe we are too good to sin (which is pride) and so we must blame others for our actions. Our sin begins internally with our thoughts, beliefs, and desires. Sometimes it is provoked by some external stimuli but there is always an opportunity for us to take the way of escape (1 Corinthians 10 – 13) before we sin. These temptations are used by God to make us stronger (James 1:12) when we respond to them properly. Temptations are primarily a spiritual struggle that we experience in the body (Ephesians 6:12; 1 John 2:16).

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Overcoming Stress Before It Overcomes You

The stressed person typically doesn’t respond biblically to the stressors in her life. This will hinder her spiritual growth and her usefulness for Kingdom work will be nil. Stress and anxiety can become life-dominating sinful habits! Because she has unrepentant sin in her life, she will struggle to produce good fruit.

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True to Self or True to Christ?

Instead of being “herself” Louise repented of sinfully responding to how others treated her. She confessed to the Lord her sinful anger, pride, fear of man, resentfulness, cynicism, and bitterness. In addition to this, understanding that she is to put on what is of Christ, she decided to pursue Him and His purpose for her life. Up until now, she would make choices based on how she believed that others would respond to her. Louise decided to make her decisions first on what honors the Lord and to think and relate to others accordingly.

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