Daily Hope Devotionals - Anger

The Cost of Misplaced Anger

Anger has a price tag. When you realize that truth, you’re more likely to control the anger in your life. The Bible tells us, “A hot-tempered man . . . gets into all kinds of … Continue reading The Cost of Misplaced Anger

Three Things to Avoid When You’re Angry

We all get angry from time to time. We may handle it differently, but none of us can escape the emotion entirely. But just because we get angry doesn’t mean we’re sinning. The Bible says, … Continue reading Three Things to Avoid When You’re Angry

Stop Talking About It and Start Doing It

What you say has a direct connection to your heart. Whatever your heart is filled with is going to come out of your mouth. If you’re filled with anger, anger is going to come out … Continue reading Stop Talking About It and Start Doing It

God Can Handle Your Honesty

You’ve just had an awful setback. You’ve lost a job. You’ve ended a relationship. You’ve failed in some way. What do you next? Do you just grin and bear it? Do you tell God what … Continue reading God Can Handle Your Honesty

Anger Starts in the Heart

How does God help you with a bad habit of anger? He goes straight to the heart of the problem because it is a problem in the heart. Anger doesn’t start in your behavior, your … Continue reading Anger Starts in the Heart

The Cost of Uncontrolled Anger

When you remember the cost of uncontrolled anger, you will be more motivated to manage it. You’re less likely to get angry if you realize there’s always a price to anger. The book of Proverbs … Continue reading The Cost of Uncontrolled Anger

Anger Is a Choice

If you want to tame your temper, you must resolve to manage it. You have to quit saying, “I can’t control it!” and realize that you can. Just like love, anger is a choice. When … Continue reading Anger Is a Choice

Show Your Love by Being Gentle

Gentleness diffuses conflict. It disarms critics. It’s persuasive. It’s attractive. And gentleness communicates love. If you’re married, the quickest way to improve your marriage is to start talking to your spouse more gently. It’ll do … Continue reading Show Your Love by Being Gentle

Envy Is a Sign That You Don’t Trust God

One of the signs that envy is in your heart and needs to be eliminated is that you constantly use this phrase: “It’s not fair.” You know what that phrase sounds like: “It’s not fair … Continue reading Envy Is a Sign That You Don’t Trust God

How to Earn Respect in Times of Conflict

One of the deepest needs in life is the need to feel respected by others. In fact, Proverbs 22:1 says, “A good reputation and respect are worth much more than silver and gold” (CEV). But … Continue reading How to Earn Respect in Times of Conflict