Things to Forsake, Ps 37:8

Things to Forsake Ps. 37:8 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the Bible there are some things that we are specifically told to forsake.  And there are some things that we should not forsake.  Some things to forsake.  Forsake: Wrath and anger – Ps 37:8 we are to forsake wrath and cease...

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They Angered Him, Ps 106:32-33

In Ps 106:32-33 we read that “They angered him.”  This is a reference to Num 20:1-13 where Israel chided with Moses because they had no water to drink.   They provoked his spirit – Ps 106:33.  To provoke is defined to arouse or to incite to anger. Up till now,...

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How’s Your Countenance?

How’s Your Countenance? Genesis 4:5                 Cain’s countenance fell. He revealed on the outside, his attitude problem that was on the inside. How’s your countenance?  Are there problems on the inside of you that you try to hide on the outside? You have probably heard the term “poker face”, meaning...

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Anger Management

Anger Management James 1:19-20                 The Bible has a lot to say about Anger management. James deals with the wrath of man in this passage, and says we are to be swift to hear, slow to speak and slow to wrath. The wrath of man is not a display of...

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Giving Satan an Advantage, Part II, 2 Cor 2:11

In Part I of this lesson, we saw that from the moment we are saved, we are in a battle with Satan.  He is our adversary [1 Pet 5:8].  God gives us his whole armor to protect us in this battle [Eph 6:10-18].  However, according to 2 Cor 2:11, there...

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Walk by Faith not by Feeling 2 Cor 5:7

Walk by Faith not by Feeling 2 Cor 5: 7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In giving counsel to folks, we often find that they are being led by feelings rather than by the facts of God’s words and faith in these words.  But getting this point across can be a real...

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What Stirs Up Strife Prov. 28:25

What Stirs Up Strife Prov. 28:25 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO If you are striving with someone there is a root cause for the strife.  You can usually point to some of the contributing elements of the strife, but it is hard to get down to the root cause.  Generally, two people...

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They Are Hysterical Acts 21:27-31

They Are Hysterical Acts 21: 27-31 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Jews in Jerusalem were hysterical when they thought Paul had defiled the temple.  Of course, they were wrong.  He had come to give them the truth and yet they viciously accused him and tried to kill.  Hysteria is a behavior...

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Controlling Anger Prov 14:29

Controlling Anger Prov. 14: 29 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Dealing with anger takes understanding and control.  When a man has his anger under control: He understands his anger – Prov 14:29, a man that is slow to wrath is of great understanding.  He understands that the wrath of man worketh not...

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Putting Off The Old Man, Col 3:5-11

Putting Off the Old Man Colossians 3: 5-11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you got saved, if you did, not only did you escape hell, but you also were given a new man in exchange for you old man (v. 9-10).  The old man is Adam – your adamic nature.  The...

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