Taya Kyle shares with Dr. Eric Scalise from Hope for the Heart about grief, marriage and the power of faith.
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A single flame in the wrong place and at the wrong time can quickly become a blazing inferno. Anger, hidden deep in the heart, can happen the same way. If you find yourself losing your cool frequently, examine your heart to see if a deeper wound exists that gives rise to your anger. Fires of anger arise from four causes.
But why is it sometimes so hard to forgive others? If you were ever betrayed by a friend, for a time you may have felt powerless to stop the pain. Since no one likes to feel powerless, unforgiveness provides an illusion of power. By refusing to forgive, you feel a sense of power, and by holding on to hatred, you feel infused with strength. And when you retaliate with revenge, you carry out a power play. But this is not how Christ wants us to live. He wants us to forgive.
“Most people, even Christians, don’t realize that Scripture is packed with God’s truth and guidance on a multitude of life issues,” shares Hunt. “No matter what we’re dealing with – anger, depression, forgiveness, self-worth, verbal abuse or any other circumstance – God’s Word offers wise counsel for us to embrace and put into action.”