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Be Angry and Sin Not – Eph. 4:26-27

Our world is full of angry people.They are out there on the roads, in the office, and at home.You will find them on Twitter, Facebook, and the nightly news.Like the frogs, gnats, and flies in the Egyptian plagues, angry people are everywhere.
And anger is generally ugly.It was probably anger that lay behind the apostles’ desire to call down fire on a village that wouldn’t receive Christ.To these apostles our Lord replied, “Ye know not what spirit ye are of” (Lk. 9:55) and he rebuked them.It was anger that caused Moses to “speak unadvisedly with his lips” and to strike the rock when he should only have spoken to it (Ps. 106:32-33).It lost him the opportunity to enter the Promised Land.
Anger is so serious that our Lord likened it to murder: “Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment: but I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment” (Mt…
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