Monthly Archives: May 2010

Scriptures to Overcome Anger


Colossians 3:8 – But now  you must rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips. Colossians 3:21 – Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged. Ecclesiastes … Continue reading

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Anger Provoked By Having Double Standards


“The things you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.” Philippians 4:9 Being only a ‘hearer’ of the Word, and not a ‘doer’ often says “Do … Continue reading

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Anger Provoked By Having Inconsistent Discipline


When we continue to overlook their wrongdoings only reinforces sinful habits in us and our children. An example would be punishing the child one day for hitting his sister and then the following week let it go. Another example could … Continue reading

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Anger Provoked By Consistently Being Disciplined in Anger


Children are provoked to anger by consistently being disciplined in anger. I am reminded of a story of a five year old girl who had anger issues. She was so frustrated she took it out on her baby. She had … Continue reading

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Anger Provoked By NOT Having Marital Harmony


Children are provoked to anger by not having marital harmony within the home. Children aren’t stupid. They know when there is disunity between parents. Failure to agree on biblical standards of behavior and how to correct disobediences is an example … Continue reading

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Anger Provoked By Modeling Anger


Children are provoked to anger by modeling anger… this was an eye opener for me. The Lord took me through several parenting classes, one right after another. Each time, He revealed an area that He need to work with me … Continue reading

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Contentment…


If contentment is a touchy issue for you, here are some practical points that may help: Don’t worry what others have, or what they are doing. In John 21, Peter made this mistake when he looked at John’s life. “Hey, … Continue reading

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Accountability?


Accountability…. Let us look at what the definition is according to the Noah Webster Dictionary 1828: “The state of being liable to answer for one’s conduct; liability to give account, and to receive reward or punishment for actions.” Do you … Continue reading

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Habits – What does the Bible say about them?


Humm…. habits. I just written my testimony on the break through that I received with one of many habits. But, now let’s turn our focus onto the Lord and see what He has to say about it! The Bible isn’t … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of a Christian Mother…


A few years back, after my marriage was destroyed, the Lord began to show me how to be a better mom. I went through three different parenting classes. I just felt that I was insufficient being responsible for these children … Continue reading

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