Resolving Anger & Resentment


Read chapter 7 of Deepening Love--For Marital Happiness and answer the following questions.


Read 1 John 1:8 and James 3:2-12 in your Bible.

Read Romans 6:23 in your Bible.

Read 1 Peter 2:21-23 in your Bible.

Read 1 Peter 2:24 in your Bible.

Read Romans 6:23 in your Bible.

He bore our sins in his body according to 1 Peter 2:24, so that we would do what about our sins of anger in the future?

Motivated by Jesus' love we will strive to control our anger and dispense resentment to eliminate those sins of our past. We will make such an effort in our marital relationship to honor Christ Jesus, our Savior.

What is anger? See pages 110 & 111.

What has frustrated you in your relationship?

Conflicts in your personal schedules will cause frustrations.

Your individual self-interests and selfishness will cause frustrations and anger in your marriage.

When might your anger with one another be justified? See pages 113-116.

When will your anger with one another be sinful? See pages 113-116.

Recall an instance when you were angry with one another. How did your anger at the time affect:

What will anger, then, do to your ability to communicate?

When you are angry, what should you direct the energy of your anger at? See page 122.

What has the spiritual gift of self-control have to do with your anger?

Suppose you are beginning to feel angry with your partner during a discussion or over an issue confronting you.

Do either of you have a bad temper? If so, how did you get it? See pages 113 & 123.

What have you learned in pages 123 to 125 to control anger and a bad temper?