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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...

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.

"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.

Questions about Bitterness

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

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...

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...

Are you asking, “How long, O Lord, is this going to continue?”

Rarely would I pick up a hitchhiker these days, but I felt the leading of the Holy Spirit to offer him a ride. I pulled over.

When large-scale trials hit, and everything we thought we knew is suddenly shaken, cynicism can slither into our hearts without our full awareness....

Since the Bible says other people aren't to blame for our struggles, then who is?

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Videos about Bitterness

Adelai reflects on being the perfect daughter who believed she had to earn love at whatever cost--that is, until the walls around her heart began to...

Liz sought a cure for the pain of abuse through New Age addictions, but only the unconditional love of Jesus Christ would allow her the breakthrough...

Patricia harbored bitter anger at her mother, but ended up being just like her. Then one night, Patricia heard God’s voice, and everything began to...

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...

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Articles on Bitterness

Three ways to recognize when we haven't yet forgiven.

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

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

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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?

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