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Overcoming the Anger of Fools

God provided seven keys to overcoming the anger of fools in the Book of Proverbs. You probably know people who have outbursts of anger. They have difficulty maintaining relationships with anyone because of their anger. By turning to God, we can overcome the anger of fools. Nothing in this article will really make sense to you if you do not know God the Father and Jesus Christ Whom He sent. I urge you to have eternal life today and get to know God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit.

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To overcome the anger of fools, God provided helpful insights into fools and their anger. As we know and understand their ways, by God’s power and revelation we can overcome the anger of fools.


Step One

Knowing the Anger of Fools

A fool’s anger is known at once, but a prudent man conceals dishonor.

Proverbs 12:16


Step Two

Anger Resides in the Bosom of Fools

Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, for anger resides in the bosom of fools.

Ecclesiastes 7:9




Step Three

Fools Despise Knowledge, 

Wisdom and Instruction


The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge. Fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 1:7




Step Four

Calms Disputes

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, But the slow to anger calms a dispute.

Proverbs 15:8


Step Five

Turning and Stirring

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

Proverbs 15:1


Step Six

Do Not Speak

Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, for he will despise the wisdom of your words.

Proverbs 23:9



Step Seven

Do Not Associate

Do not associate with a man given to anger, or go with a hot-tempered man, or you will learn his ways, and find a snare for yourself.

Proverbs 22:24-25