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Righteous anger?

With anger being part of the emotional spheres of humans, I think we can all say that we've experienced intense anger at some point in our lives. Fortunately for us, it is an emotion we can learn to control. Proverbs 16:32 says, "He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty." When we are in control of anger, we allow the spirit of God to work in us, while impulsive and uncontrollable anger, deprives us of the Holy Spirit. Furthermore, this emotion, when not directed in the right direction, can present itself in different ways, such as manipulation, promiscuity, self-harm, and so on. That being said, anger cannot be hidden; it will show itself one way or another (Matthew 7:17). The good news is that when we choose God, He can use even our most unpleasant characteristics for his glory. God can use all of you for His glory If we focus on loving God, retaining His words, and following His commandments, our anger becomes a tool for Him to use. When we work on putting aw