November 29, 2020 - A Hope that keeps me calm in a crisis - James 1:19-25 (Pastor Stephen Puett)
Two Key Factors in Approaching God’s Word…
- You must Receive it
- You must Obey it
- Anger is not necessarily sinful
Two Kinds of Anger…
- Righteous Anger
Anger is energy that is designed to defend or preserve something
B. Unrighteous Anger
Two signs of unrighteous anger…
- A quick temper
- Leads to evil
V. 20 - “does not produce the righteousness of God”
V. 21 - “filthiness and rampant wickedness”
2. Being calm is not produced by self-control, but with humility
The cause of unrighteous anger is pride.
The In-and-Out of Anger…
- Inward Anger = Bitterness
- Outward Anger = Emotional Outbursts
How Do I Learn to Recognize pride?
A. A proud person argues about everything.
B. A proud person enjoy’s confronting or avoids confronting
C. A proud person is always unhappy in life