5-28-15 On Wrath

Anger

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear,

slow to speak, slow to wrath:

For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.

James 1:19-20 KJV

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An angry man is blind to love and light.

And deaf to every whisper Spirit makes.

How can he serve his brothers day and night

When all that he provides are bellyaches?

If you have anger that you can’t control,

Ask Jesus to remove it by its roots.

The weeds of wrath will choke the tender soul,

But Christ can pluck them out to bear good fruits.

Be swift to hear the Spirit when He calls,

And do not speak until He gives you words.

The man who’s led by Jesus never falls.

Obey the wind to fly among the birds.

The love of God will burn away your wrath.

His righteousness will keep you on the path.

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sonnet #372

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4 comments on “5-28-15 On Wrath

  1. Dorothy Sittler says:

    Be angry and sin not (righteous anger like JESUS had when HE trashed the Temple). Ephesians 4:26
    Let not the sun go down upon your wrath. Ephesians 4:26

  2. Reblogged this on Jr Marcin Iwankiewicz and commented:
    Anger is today’s struggle of every man and every woman. 😦

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