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Bitterness

Bitterness is sinful and self-defeating. No one can feel peace while harboring resentment. It can be dispelled with love, compassion and forgiveness. 

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Bible Teachings on Bitterness

We all appreciate being forgiven, but forgiving others, especially when they have wounded us, feels like a different thing. While we may want...

"Revenge is sweet" — in the world's view. It seems human — all too human to retaliate when someone injures us. Bible verses about revenge point to...

Questions about Bitterness

The Bible doesn't say "Never be angry." In fact, it portrays Jesus, the perfect man, the Son of God, driving the greedy money-changers out of the...

When you are offended or disappointed by others and allow the hurt to germinate in your heart, bitterness and resentment will take root....

Loving other people doesn't mean being "in love" with everyone. "Warm-fuzzy" love is easy -- until the emotion starts to fade, that is. But the human...

Devotions about Bitterness

Each day I was annoyed by the sight of a bedraggled, overgrown plant hanging over the edge of the walkway above, down to the second floor where I...

When we hang on to judgment of another person, we bind that person to the very conditions we want to see changed.

Hidden sins are toxic. They will harm our relationships with others as well as with God, leading to bitterness, murmuring, gossip, strife, divisions...

I knew it was wrong, but I could not help being angry with the mother of one of my children’s friends.

In my mind, I saw a banquet table lavishly spread with food representing all that God had done in me and for me.

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Videos about Bitterness

After losing her only grandchildren in the Oklahoma City bombing, Kathy Sanders began searching for the truth. The healing for her pain came not in...

Pastor and author Herbert Cooper shares what the game Angry Birds can teach you about unforgiveness.

It has been 20 years since the Oklahoma City bombing and one grandmother has endured a grueling journey to forgiveness after two of her grandchildren...

An unthinkable tragedy occurred on April 19, 1995 when Kathy Sanders’ grandsons were killed in the Oklahoma City bombing. In a journey that led her...

Marci Mason fought to keep her family together as her husband’s NFL career took off. In her new book “Beyond the Pain,” she shares how she was able...

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Articles on Bitterness

Sometimes we might not fully grasp the necessity and power of true forgiveness due to a lack of knowledge, or feelings of bitterness we haven’t dealt...

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Love Is ... Forgiveness

I asked God to help me love those who hurt me, not with any old love, but with the love of Jesus. 

A lot of forgiveness is about you being the bigger person and not fighting fire with fire. Character is having ammunition and choosing not to use it...

When all else fails read the directions. That’s my husband’s motto.Whether he is putting together my latest “assembly-required” purchase, or setting...

Absolutely nothing good comes out of bitterness. I've seen it in the hearts of people (family) since I was a child. They live a depressing and angry...

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