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Here is how God wants us to handle our temper

These Bible verses show us exactly how to control anger.

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So powerful that most people, including the holiest of Christians, often struggle with keeping it in check.

Luckily for us, we don't have to do this by ourselves since we can rely on God’s word for help concerning everything including anger.

Here is how we can handle our temper, according to the scriptures.

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Ephesians 4:26–27 says,

“Be angry, and do not sin: do not let the sun go down on your wrath, nor give place to the devil.”

Ephesians 4:31 adds,

“Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamour and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.”

Psalm 4:4 warns,

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“Be angry, and do not sin.”

Proverbs 29:11 tells us,

“A fool vents all his feelings, but a wise man holds them back.”

James 1:19–20 says,

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“My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.”

Proverbs 19:11 advises,

“A person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offence.”

Colossians 3:8 encourages,

“But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips.

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