Daily Devotional

Rage or Blessing?


The words tumbled out of my mouth as I confronted my co-worker. Months of pent-up frustration spilled over, becoming a raging river of anger. This man had criticized my work decisions, spoken rudely, and ignored me in front of others. I thought I had forgiven him, but I guess I had stuffed the emotions inside. As I was confronting him, my outburst offended him. Although I later asked for forgiveness, he would not speak to me.

Sometimes our tempers get the best of us. We may even use the verse quoted above to excuse our venting. Although we are helpless ...

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