Ephesians 4:26-27 & 6:4 / Galatians 5:19-21
Chapter from "Grace" Book: 7
Share about a time when you became angry or someone else was angry at you. Why was there anger & how was it handled?
What do you think Ephesians 4:26 means when it says to not sin in your anger?
How have you seen anger progress from "orgizo" (natural responses) to "thumas" (explosive) to "perigismos" (hidden, seething)?
Why do you think Ephesians 4:26 says to not let the sun go down while you're still angry (perigismos)? How could this principle help you & those around you?
How have you seen religious culture teach that pushing anger underground is a good thing? How have you seen this in parenting, marriage, friendships, neighborhoods, communities, work, churches, etc.? Does it work?
How does grace fit in with the discussion on anger & self-control?
How do these concepts help you grow as a disciple who loves God, loves people & serves the world?