In fair and just societies the law is part of God’s justice system. When we are wronged and angry, we are encouraged to turn to the law. However, personal revenge violates God’s system.
God is the ultimate judge and when we seek revenge, we usurp God. As we focus on our own hurt it can separate us from God and stand in the way of what God wants to do in our life - and also in the life of those who have hurt us.
Taking revenge will never undo the harm that someone has done to us. God promises to make things right and by surrendering to God we let him handle the situation. But we need to do two difficult things; wait and trust.
Ultimately God wants us to bring our anger to Him, to a place of understanding and acceptance where we can surrender our burden to Him and begin the process of forgiving. Only G