Victory Over Grumpiness, Irritation, and Anger

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You may feel powerless when you try to overcome grumpiness, irritation, or anger, but there is hope. The insights and tools in this book will help you become more self-controlled and break free from the grip of anger. You will also learn how to let God change your heart so you can handle difficult situations with wisdom and respect.

Doug Britton, M.Ed., MFT. LifeTree Books. Paperback: 5½ x 8½. Wire “spiral” binding. 222 pages.

FAQ

How will reading Victory Over Grumpiness, Irritation, and Anger help me change?
This book doesn’t just tell you what to do. It shows you how to do it, with:

  • Self-assessment quizzes to identify reasons for problems
  • “Make it personal” questions throughout the book (with space to write your answers) that help you apply the lessons
  • Exercises that help you overcome grumpiness, irritation, and anger
  • Personal plans that help you change

Is this book cross-cultural?
Yes. Since it is based on the Bible, its truths apply to every racial and ethnic group.

Can I use this book for a small group study?
Yes. Countless small groups and church classes have studied Victory Over Grumpiness, Irritation, and Anger. It includes a small group leader’s guide with:

  • Tips for leaders
  • Step-by-step meeting plan
  • Discussion questions for each chapter

What are some topics covered in Victory Over Grumpiness, Irritation, and Anger?
In these pages you will discover many Bible-based insights and practical tools. For example, you will learn how to:

  • Recognize warning signs of anger.
  • Gain self-control.
  • Love others more.
  • Grow in patience.
  • Handle difficult situations with grace.

Why do readers say they like Victory Over Grumpiness, Irritation, and Anger?

  • It is practical, cross-cultural, and Bible-based.
  • Text is broken into small, easily-digested portions.
  • Points are clearly identified with headings, bullets, and check boxes.
  • The writing style is direct and straight-forward.
  • Real-life stories and examples illustrate key points.
  • Wire binding makes it easy to write in the book.

 

Digging Deeper

How do you express your anger? Do you get upset, irritated, or grumpy? Do you scream, throw things, make sarcastic comments, or say cruel words? Do you suppress your angry emotions, feeling upset, sorry for yourself, or depressed?

Anger is usually destructive. Regardless of how you express anger, it is usually destructive. Your friends, spouse, and children may be afraid of you. People on the job may avoid you. You may be denied a promotion. Your anger hurts others, but it also hurts you—spiritually and physically. Most importantly, the Bible tells us that it grieves God.

And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. (Ephesians 4:30-31)

There is hope. You can overcome your anger. You may think you can’t overcome your anger. But with God’s help, the practical biblical truths in this book will help you change.

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