Empty to Full

Empty to Full

Empty to Full: Anger to Peace, Part 3

Befriend anger by using it wisely. Anger is a God-given emotion designed to help us. It’s an inner alarm system and goes off when something is wrong, but does not tell us what is wrong. Anger becomes sinful when we give it so much power that it controls us and we give other things the place that God should have. James 4:12 states: There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the one who is able to save and destroy. But…

Empty to Full: Anger to Peace, Part 2

God helps us to heal and rid ourselves from anger by forgiving. Ephesians 4:31-32 states: Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another,forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Start with forgiveness and then the rest will come naturally: getting rid of the garbage of bitterness, rage, anger, brawling, and slander; then, replace the old with compassion and kindness. It’s not enough…

Empty to Full: Anger to Peace, Part 1

Divine wrath and human anger are mentioned a lot in the Bible. God’s anger is different from our anger. 1 John 1:5b states: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. Even in his anger, there is no sin or darkness. God is slow to anger, but we give him plenty of reasons to be angry. Psalm 7:11 states that he expresses wrath every day because we deserve it, which is why is grace is amazing. Human…

Empty to Full: Intro Message

Jesus came so we could have life, a full life, an eternal life. There’s more to eternal life that does not end and continues forever. It’s also the quality of life. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be discussing what this full life means and how to live it by following Jesus.