Emotions

Emotions

How do I make sure my emotions are ANCHORED & Controlled instead of Always controlling me?

Genesis 4:5-7
5 but for Cain and his offering he had no regard. So Cain was very angry, and his face fell. 6 The LORD said to Cain, “Why are you angry, and why has your face fallen? 7 If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is contrary to you, but you must rule over it.”

I. Emotions Are Not The Enemy

II. Anchored Emotions Act As Gauges Not Guides

Romans 12: 1-2
I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and

III. Focus On Fact Over Feeling

IV. We Must Subdue It Before We Submit To It

Genesis 4:10-13
10 And the LORD said, “What have you done? The voice of your brother’s blood is crying to me from the ground. 11 And now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand. 12 When you work the ground, it shall no longer yield to you its strength. You shall be a fugitive and a wanderer on the earth.”13 Cain said to the LORD, “My punishment is greater than I can bear.

Proverbs 25:28
A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.

V. Anchor To The Transforming Power Of God’s Truth

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