When is anger a sin?

by Jerry Senn

What the Bible says!!!

“Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.” 
— Ephesians 4:26, 27
“A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.” 
—Proverbs 29:11
“Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil.” 
— Psalms 37:8
“May the Lord give strength to his people! May the Lord bless his people with peace!” 
— Psalms 29:11
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control, against such things there is no law. And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with his passions and desires.” 
—Galatians 5:22-26
“A man of wrath stirs up strife, and one given to anger causes much transgression. One’s pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.” 
— Proverbs 29:22, 23
“So I find it to be a law that when I want to do right; evil lies close at hand.” 
— Romans 7:22
“But now you must put them all away, anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth.” 
— Colossians 3:8 
“Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with malice.” 
—Ephesians 4:8
“Know this, my beloved brothers (and sisters): let every person be quick to hear and slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.” 
— James 1:19, 20