The Cure for Bitterness Part 1

The Cure for Bitterness Part 1

Hebrews 12:14-15 NKJV 14 Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord: 15 looking carefully lest anyone fall short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up cause trouble, and by this many become defiled;

FIRST SIGN: Depression

Proverbs 14:10 NKJV 10 The heart knows its own bitterness, And a stranger does not share its joy.

SECOND SIGN: Distrust A bitter person has a hard time trusting people because they have been hurt by people in the past.

THIRD SIGN: Insensitive

FOURTH SIGN: Ingratitude

FIFTH SIGN: Temporal values

SIXTH SIGN: Self-rejection

Matthew 5:41 NKJV 41 And whoever compels you to go one mile, go with him two.

The 1st mile is our responsibility.

The 2nd mile is where 2 things happen: 1. Bitterness leaves 2. People ask why we are going 2 nd mile and we get to tell them what Jesus has done for us.

Matthew 7:5 NKJV 5 Hypocrite! First remove the plank from your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.


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