Anger and Forgiveness

Define anger:

Is all anger bad?  Give examples.

What does the bible say about anger?

What is the difference between righteous and unrighteous anger?

Think of a time when you have been really angry about something.  How did you handle it?  Did you have righteous or unrighteous anger?  What was the outcome?

What could have been the outcome if you had handled it differently? (good or bad)

Define forgiveness:

Do you feel like forgiveness comes easy or hard for you?

Think of a time when you have needed to forgive someone for something significant.  Were you able to do it and how did you feel afterward?  How did it affect the other person?  How did it affect your relationship with the other person?

What does the Bible say about forgiveness?

How has God forgiven us?  Do you feel forgiven? 

How can we use what we have received from God when it comes to dealing with our own forgiveness of people?