slow to anger

But you, O Lord, are a a God of compassion and mercy, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love and faithfulness. (Psalms 86:15 NLT)

Read: Joshua 15, Luke 18:18-43, Psalms 86:1-17, Proverbs 13:9-10

Relate: Some people are angry at God…I mean really angry. Why? They were hurt. Maybe I’m talking about you. Maybe you were hurt, and God didn’t stop the hurt from coming. I’ve been there. We may clench our teeth and say in our hearts, “How dare he stand there in all his power and allow us to suffer!” We rage and rave shaking our fists in righteous indignation. We scream to the heavens, and we say, “Where were you? You failed me. We have all felt the sting of living: betrayal, divorce, financial struggles, abuse, death, etc. etc. etc. The world is teeming and spilling over with damaged and broken people-people whose hearts are wounded- and some of…

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