Lena Hamilton's Sunday School Lesson
Ladies’ Sunday School ~ Chapter 15 “Respectable Sins: ANGER” “So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.” (James 1:19 & 20) 1. What is anger? “Simply, a strong feeling of _________________________, and usually of antagonism.” 2. What is antagonism? “Hostility that results in _______ resistance, opposition, or ________________________________.” 3. Some will readily justify their anger as ______________________ anger. 4. How does the Bible look at “righteous anger”? First, righteous anger arises from an ___________________ perception of true evil, that is, a violation of ________ moral law. 5. Second, righteous anger is always ______-_____________. 6. In facing up to our anger, we need to realize that ____________ else causes us to be angry. 7. We ________how we will respond to the sinful actions of others toward us. 8. Realistically, in the heat of the moment, we will not go down the list of questions: *Is this under the ____________ control of God? *God in His ____________ sees this difficult situation? *God in His ___________ is allowing this for my good? 9. We can choose (there’s that word again!), to do 1 of 2 things: *continue to _____________ on to the anger, *or, reflect on such questions and ________ the Holy Spirit to dissolve our anger. 10. How can we handle our own anger in a God-honoring way? * We have to __________ and _______ our anger and the sinfulness of it. * We need to ask ourselves _______ we became angry. * We need to change our ___________ toward the person whose words/actions triggered our anger. * We need to ________ _________ to God the occasion of our anger. 11.Most of our anger is ___________, and though we may excuse it and tolerate it in our lives, it is not _______________________ to God.