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The main idea of this study is counterintuitive, and it might even seem a little crazy at first. But here it is—we can choose to be unoffendable. We often try to justify our anger and conflate it with God’s anger. The reality is that there is no such thing as righteous anger in the Bible for humans. It doesn’t exist.
It’s easy to see the connection between anger and stress in people. Those who deal with a lot of anger and choose to hold onto it typically also feel very stressed. The message of this study is not that we should never get angry. Rather, it’s that we should stop holding on to anger—stop carrying ...
Contrary to popular opinion, anger does nothing to address injustice. Rather, anger clouds our judgment when we are attempting to deal with injustice. There is a way to stand up for injustice without giving into anger. There is also a way to forgive others while still standing up for justice.