The Agony of Aged Anger
August 31, 2014 Speaker: Series: Remove the Log
Topic: Personal Growth and Recovery Verse: Hebrews 12:14–12:15
REMOVE THE LOG
“The Agony of Aged Anger”
Pastor Duane Cross | 08.31.14 I.
The Consequences of Aged Anger
“Work at living in peace with everyone, and work at living a holy life, for those who are not holy will not see the Lord. Look after each other so that none of you fails to receive the grace of God. Watch out that no poisonous root of bitterness grows up to trouble you, corrupting many.” Hebrews 12: 14-15 (NLT)
* Aged Anger has Physical Consequences.
“A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones!’” Proverbs 17:22
* Aged Anger has Emotional Consequences.
“A patient man has great understanding but a quick-tempered man displays folly.” Proverbs 14:29
* Aged Anger has Relationship Consequences.
• Aged Anger has Spiritual Consequences.
II. The Causes of Aged Anger Agony Nuisance Gloom Embarrassment Resentment
III. The Cure of Aged Anger
Comprehend the Offense.
“You can have no part in this, for your heart is not right with God. Repent of your wickedness and pray to the Lord. Perhaps he will forgive your evil thoughts, for I can see that you are full of bitter jealousy and are held captive by sin.” Acts 8:21-23 (NLT)
Understand and grieve over the loss.
Release the offender.
Embrace the good.