Sometimes things happen in our lives which makes us angry; it’s a normal human emotion and no one is exempt – we all get angry, or as it is said in the old English of the Bible, we get wroth – yes, we all have wrath at one time or another. But is getting angry, and having wrath, really a sin? In the famous list of The Seven Deadly Sins, wrath is number one on the list. But wait, the list of the seven deadly sins is not from the Bible – it was initially created by the 4th century monk Evagrius Ponticus as a list of eight sins, then adopted by Pope Gregory I who revised it to seven sins, and made famous by Dante Alighieri in his poem The Divine Comedy (Dante’s Inferno).
“For wrath kills a foolish man, and envy slays a simple one.” – Bible or Not?
Today’s quote includes 2 sins from the 7 Deadly, wrath and envy, and the Bible tells us…Continue reading