Sermon illustrations: Anger

The Baltimore Baseball Fight

In the spring of 1894, the Baltimore Orioles came to Boston to play a routine baseball game. But...

Angry Drivers

Two men, driving in Southern California, got into a battle of road rage after one cut the other off...

Anger Kills

John Hunter was a man arrogant in demeanor and possessed a violent and ungovernable temper. He was...

Don’t Hold onto Anger

In a 1994 article, “Wars’ Lethal Leftovers Threaten Europeans,” Associated Press reporter...

Keeping Mistakes in Perspective

Many years ago a senior executive of the then Standard Oil Company made a wrong decision that cost...

Lucy’s Inner Peace

In one Peanuts cartoon Lucy says to Charlie Brown, “I hate everything. I hate everybody. I hate the...

Idiot drivers

A young mother and her little boy were driving down the street. The little boy asked, “Mommy, why...

Poisoning Yourself

When a rattlesnake is cornered, sometimes it becomes so angry that it bites itself. When a man...

The Incredible Consequence of Anger

Lam Luong, a 37 year-old man, confessed that after getting angry about a dispute with his wife, he...

"Just" Blowing Up

A lady once came to Billy Sunday and attempted to rationalize her angry outbursts. She said, “There...

Contract Allows Wife to Beat Her Husband

Mr. Zhang, from Chongqing, China, signed a contract that allows his wife to beat him once a week....

People to Bite

The story is told of a woman who was bitten by a mad dog. It looked as if she was going to die of...

Misdirected Luggage

While checking his bags at the airport, a man became indignant with the employee who handled...

Choosing a Prison Sentence

In February of 2008, James Fantroy was convicted of stealing over $20,000 of government grants...

How to Treat Your Siblings

A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Commandments with her five and six-year-olds. After...

Hurtful Words Are Like Cancer

Thousands of Tasmanian Devils have died from a rare type of cancer Devil Facial Tumor Disease....

The Stress Bracelet

A Netherlands-based electronics firm is creating a bracelet that will change color and flicker from...

Quotes on Anger

“A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.”—...