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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...

There's a way to break free from anger's grasp and learn how to handle the daily situations that can lead to anger.

Grudges and getting even are a normal part of the world scene, but they have no place in the life of someone who has enjoyed the mercy of God.

Questions about Bitterness

Turn on the daily news and you can't help but notice how hate-filled the world is. The Bible has one basic word regarding hatred of people.

Characterized by an unforgiving spirit and generally negative, critical attitudes, bitterness and resentment are sinful and self-defeating. They...

Demons seem to be interested in tormenting people, possessing them, and leading them away from God and His truth.

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...

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

I went to the Bible to find comfort, and I found a lot of good men who had committed their lives to the Lord, getting beat up. I used them as...

We can produce beauty in our lives if we allow God to garden our hearts and minds.

The bitter water at Marah was symbolic of what was taking place in the hearts of the Hebrews.

Have you ever experienced the heartache of betrayal—the loneliness of rejection? If you've ever had a hurt heart, you know how precious the pursuit...

God's lamp shone brighter and brighter into the depths of my heart until I finally looked at the misdirected resentment I felt toward him for my...

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Videos about Bitterness

A hit-and-run victim turns to prayer to forgive the man who nearly killed him.

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...

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Articles on Bitterness

A hit-and-run victim turns to prayer to forgive the man who nearly killed him. 

We can learn much from our Savior about how to face death honestly and openly by considering how he coped with his own death.

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Golden Rule "Othering"

When we give an account for our own lives, bowed before God, we are in a place of humility. When we judge others, we forget we are not God, and we...

What do you do when you've been hurt by family? How do you forgive the ones who should know better? The ones we call brothers and sisters in Christ?

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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