FEELINGS: God created us with a natural signal system to alert us to issues that we need to evaluate and handle well with our wise, loving Creator. Too often we handle our feelings in worse ways. I write to believers in Jesus who know God and His love well enough to want Him to lead them at all times. Many do like I have done: I want this until something happens that agets to mea, and then I find myself doing my own thing instead of letting God lead me. God has a better way for us to respond to strong feelings. All of us have had good people who taught us poor ways to handle our feelings: for example, to ignore or stuff them so that they do not interfere with what we are doing. This is right at times, but sometimes we need the feeling to interrupt us. We consider Godas purposes for good in giving us each key feeling and how it can be handled well with God. We also see how it can easily become dangerous to life in Christ if we do not let Him lead us when the feeling has alerted us.We consider anger first not because it creates greatest problems (fear might do this), but because Goda#39;s directions for handling anger in Eph. 4:2627 show the way to handle many other dangerous emotions: Be angry, and yet do not sin; and anbsp;...
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