WARNING: Anger May Cause Cracks in Your Armor of God
By Julia Benson
“I have a secret that a lot of people wouldn’t think could be possible about me. Sometimes I become quite angry (I’m fairly sure I’m not alone in this phenomenon.) But, usually, I find a way to get over it. However, sometimes I don’t let go of the anger and it is still there under the surface. BEWARE!
What starts out as irritation quickly works its way into frustration and soon becomes full-blown anger that rages into a spirit of disobedience to God. I can think of a time when I was angry at my husband for three days, and for three days I was so consumed by my anger I barely prayed or thought about Christ, let alone read the Bible. If I did pray, it was really chintzy, and I prayed out of obligation, not because I wanted to.
At the time when this happened, I thought I was out of that mode of not praying or praying without heart. Here I thought I was in this great “spiritual renewal.” Then boom. It was gone….”
(this article is an excerpt from the September–October 2005 edition of the Sabbath Sentinel)
To read the rest of this article, which starts on page 9, click this link: https://biblesabbath.org/tss/515/tss_515.pdf