Good and Angry: Redeeming Anger, Irritation, Complaining, and Bitterness


Good and Angry: Redeeming Anger, Irritation, Complaining, and Bitterness Author David Powlison
ISBN-10 1942572972
ISBN-13 9781942572978
Year 2016-09-12
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher New Growth Press
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Something that matters to you just isnt right First you see the problem then you feel it It starts with a rush of adrenaline and often a rush of words but it ends with an overwhelming sense of irritation that impacts how we talk to those we live and work with complaining and maybe even a settled bitterness to a person or a group of person We know anger affects us negatively but we dont know any other way to respond when life goes wrong Good and Angry a groundbreaking new book from David Powlison contends that anger is more than a problem to solve Anger is our complex human response to things we perceive as wrong in a complex world thus we must learn how to fruitfully and honestly deal with it Powlison undertakes an in depth exploration of the roots of anger moral judgment and righteous response by looking in a surprising place Gods own anger Powlison reminds us that God gets angry too He sees things in this world that arent right and he wants justice too But Gods anger doesnt devolve into manipulation or trying to control others to get his own way Instead his anger is good and redemptive It causes him to step into our world to make wrongs right sending his own Son to die so that we can be reconciled He is both our model for change and our power to change Good and Angry sets readers on a path toward a faithful and fruitful expression of anger in which we return good for evil and redeem wrongs Powlison offers practical help for people who struggle with irritation complaining or bitterness and gives guidance for how to respond constructively when life goes wrong You your family and your friends will all be glad that you read this book

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