Jul 13, 2021

The Sixth Commandment and Destructive Anger

It’s easy when looking at the Ten Commandments to arrive at the sixth word and think, “Whew. Finally one  I’ve obeyed perfectly.” Unfortunately for our egos, Jesus says, “Not so fast.” When we cut to the heart of this commandment prohibiting murder, we find that perhaps we harbor more anger against others than we care to admit.

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