PROVERBS #3January 16, 2022
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GETTING A GRIP ON MY TEMPER!
Wisdom is seeing and responding to life from God’s perspective.
There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death. Proverbs 14:12 (NIV84)
Wisdom is seeing and responding to life from God’s viewpoint.
Watch out that no one deceives you. Matthew 24:4 (NIV)
Let no one deceive you with empty words… Ephesians 5:6 (NIV)
Like a city whose walls are broken down is a man who lack self-control. Proverbs 25:28 (NIV84)
If you cannot control your anger, you are as helpless as a city without walls, open to attack. Proverbs 25:28 (GNT)
In your anger do not sin Ephesians 4:26 (NIV)
Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city. Proverbs 16:32 (NIV84)
1: I tame my temper when I remember how it ends!
An angry person starts fights; a hot-tempered person commits all kinds of sin. Proverbs 29:22 (NLT)
A hot-tempered person starts fights; a cool-tempered person stops them. Proverbs 15:18 (NLT)
“People who fly into a rage seldom make a good landing.”— Will Rogers
A quick-tempered man does foolish things, and a crafty man is hated. Proverbs 14:17 (NIV84)
People with understanding control their anger; a hot temper shows great foolishness. Proverbs 14:29 (NLT)
2: I tame my temper when I think before I act!
Fools vent their anger, but the wise quietly hold it back. Proverbs 29:11 (NLT)
Sensible people control their temper; they earn respect by overlooking wrongs. Proverbs 19:11 (NLT)
A fool is quick-tempered, but a wise person stays calm when insulted. Proverbs 12:16 (NLT)
3: I tame my temper when I think before I talk!
Those who are careful about what they say keep themselves out of trouble. Proverbs 21:23 (NCV)
A gentle answer deflects anger, but harsh words make tempers flare. Proverbs 15:1 (NLT)
Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. 7 Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 (NLT)
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV84)