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Anger is at the root of so much of the world’s tragedy today, in that part of the world anyway. It’s our global concern now. But it is also a gospel concern. So I want to invite you to take a look at anger in the Book of Genesis in order to understand what Jesus is saying about anger in the Gospel of Matthew.
The various reactions to Jesus, the baby in the manager, was not what we would have expected. These unexpected reactions should give us pause to consider our reactions to Him. They can help us reexamine our relationship and our interactions with Him.
When Jesus spoke about being forgiving, Peter asked how many times should someone forgive a person who wrongs them? He thought seven times was good. Jesus countered with 77 times! Of course, Jesus was not saying we should keep a running total of how often we forgive someone we believe wrongs us; he was saying that to be like God is to be forgiving.
This is part 1 of a two part sermon on the way our faith should present itself in the world in which we live.