“‘Be angry, and do not sin’: do not let the sun go down on your wrath.”
February 14, 2022
Have you ever had a splinter in your finger? Maybe it’s down deep enough and you see it as a little dark spot and say, “Well, I could get that out, but I don’t know.” You could get a needle and pick it out or say, “Well, maybe it’ll work its way out,” and just leave it there. It seems to be all right. And then one morning you wake up and you’ve got this incredible pain and this thing is throbbing, it is festered, and it is infected because you didn’t get it out. The Bible says, “Do not let the sun go down on your wrath.” Don’t ever go to sleep, husband and wife, back-to-back, angry and pouting. Sometimes it’s hard to make up. If we aren’t careful, our anger can be like that splinter. It may start small, but if we let it go, it can grow into a significant problem.
Take time today to consider who you need to forgive. What steps will you take toward forgiveness?