The Explosive Cancer

2022 THEME: For Such a Time. . .

Series: Seven Cancers

TITLE: The “Explosive” Cancer

Scripture:  Eph. 4:26-27


I.   ANGER UNCOVERED                                      

5 phases of anger: (Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back-Swindoll)

        1. (Mild irritation)
        2. (Indignation)
        3. (Wrath)
        4. (Fury)
        5. (Rage)


Why is anger so hard to uncover?

        1. It is easy to (push it aside).
        2. It is so (complex).

II.  ANGER DEFUSED                    

Why is losing my cool a big deal?

        1. Sinful anger (dishonors God). James 1:20
        2. It hurts (relationships). Pr. 29:22
        3. Gives Satan an (advantage). Eph. 4: 26-27
        4. It hinders (prayer). I Tim. 2:8
        5. It (opens the door) to other things.

How do we get a grip on anger?

        1. Identify your (triggers).
        2. Choose your (battles wisely).
        3. Avoid (anger prone) people.
        4. Keep close check on your (tongue).
        5. Embrace a life of (forgiveness)


Next Week: The Lazy Cancer- Pr. 20:4; 24: 30-34; Heb. 5:11-6:12


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