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  • Bitterness

    Contributed by James Dina on Jul 20, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,616 views

    "Bitterness is like drinking rat poison and waiting for the rat to die."(John Ortberg Jr.).It contributes to physical sickness and doesn't allow us to experience the peace God wants for us. Live at peace with everyone. (Romans 12:18).

    BITTERNESS "Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you”. (Ephesians 4:31-32) Bitterness is defined as anger and ...read more

  • Bitter Or Better? Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Jul 6, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 6,552 views

    Eighth in a series on the life of David. This messages focuses on how to deal with suffering.

    In the April 16, 2006 issue of Parade Magazine, Marlo Thomas wrote the following words in an article titled “We Can Become Bitter of Better”: There are times in our lives when the right words spoken at the right moment can transform us. They challenge us at a crossroads, carry us through times ...read more

  • The Bonds Of Bitterness

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Oct 16, 2004
    based on 75 ratings
     | 6,444 views

    Bitterness will DEVASTATE you spiritually/DESTROY you physically/DISCOURAGE you emotionally/DIVIDE the fellowship/DEPRIVE you of blessings/DEFILE your relationships! Powerpoint at website.

    The Bonds of Bitterness Eph. 4:31 Has someone ever said or done something to you for which you found it difficult to forgive them? Every time their very name is brought up, even if it was years ago, it still brings butterflies to your stomach. When you think of them, your heart rate ...read more

  • Betrayed But Not Bitter Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Apr 12, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,446 views

    The three stages of betrayal are examined by discussing Judas’ behavior. It is not only important that we guard our hearts so that we do not become betrayers; but it is also important to respond correctly when we are betrayed. Jesus provides an example fo

    Betrayed But Not Bitter Fortifying the Foundations # 31 John 13:18-38[1] 3-28-04 Intro Our text this morning in John 13 deals with the issue of betrayal. With a kiss, Judas betrayed Jesus. The thing that makes betrayal so painful is that by its very nature it comes from someone you ...read more

  • No Bitter Roots!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Mar 13, 2001
    based on 91 ratings
     | 8,031 views

    The moment you’re offended you have a choice. You can choose to forget it, or to hold on to it. When you choose to hold on to it, a bitter root begins to grow.

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX A. Have you ever asked yourself, "Why do people have difficulty getting along with one another?" How can people whose families have lived together as neighbors for a thousand years start killing each other? ...read more

  • Bitter Or Better?

    Contributed by Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney on Aug 2, 2002
    based on 85 ratings
     | 23,341 views

    Bitter or Better The choice really is yours, We cannot choose what comes to us in life but we can choose how we respond to it and that is what determines whether we become better or bitter.

    BITTER OR BETTER? As a couple exchanges their vows,( those vows include these words) for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, for better for worse. It could also be said: for better or bitter. Or bitter or sweet. Life just has some bitterness built into it. Everyone comes to bitter ...read more

  • The Bitter Return Series

    Contributed by Bradley Boydston on May 10, 2003
    based on 65 ratings
     | 3,993 views

    Four observations about the way that God was at work in bringing Naomi and Ruth to Bethlehem.

    - - - - - - - - - - - All scripture quotations are from the New Living Translation of the Bible - - - - - - - - - - - A father was trying to explain to his four-year-old daughter the concept of marriage. But she just wasn’t getting it. So he decided that maybe some visuals might help. He ...read more

  • Bitter Water

    Contributed by Tammy Garrison on Oct 20, 2001
    based on 36 ratings
     | 5,494 views

    Originally titled "Is the Lord With Us Or Not?," this sermon is looking at our doubt of God’s presence. The invitation is to deeper Christian discipleship to strengthen our assurance.

    Originally, I intended to look at this Bible story two weeks ago. At the time, the name of the sermon was “Is The Lord With Us Or Not?” Certainly it is a question many Americans have asked in recent days. One approach to developing timely and appropriate sermons is to hold the Bible in one ...read more

  • Bitter Waters

    Contributed by Antonio Torrence on Jul 6, 2003
    based on 79 ratings
     | 9,920 views

    This sermon is about not letting minor dissappointments discourage us from our promised destiny.

    "Bitter Waters"By A. Lamar Torrence Cross of Life Lutheran Church Exodus 15:1-25 This week, many of us along with the British Empire, took interest in the celebration of the twenty-first birthday of Prince William of England marking a milestone in his journey towards the royal throne as ...read more

  • The Bitter Root Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 22, 2008
    based on 66 ratings
     | 18,684 views

    Churches should be a place filled with gentle and loving people who wouldn’t be a place of anger and conflict. But too often, churches are known as places of conflict and pain. How should a Christian leader deal with this issue?

    OPEN: In Winchester, Ohio there’s a church called the Bethlehem Church of Christ. It’s been in existence for over 150 years, and over the years different events have been recorded in their “history” book. One of their recent ministers was reading back over the different entries in this book when he ...read more

  • Better Or Bitter?

    Contributed by John Mccormack on Mar 24, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,230 views

    KING DAVID EXPRESSES HIS STRUGGLES WITH BITTERNESS.

    BETTER OR BITTER? OBSERVATION: THIS STUDY ADDRESSES KING DAVID’S DEEP DISTRESS OVER HIS LIFE ISSUES. HE USED HYPERBOLIC LANGUAGE TO EXPRESS HIS GRIEF. HYPERBOLE IS A FIGURE OF SPEECH USING EXAGGERATION TO MAKE A POINT. INTERPRETATION: PSALMS 6:6 (NKJV) I AM WEARY WITH MY ...read more

  • Bitterness Makeover Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Feb 3, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,300 views

    Three things that will bring a bitterness makeover are: stop nursing the injury, focus on the forgiveness of God, and dispel the hurt by returning grace.

    A. Let’s start with a question: do we really want an extreme makeover of our lives and hearts? 1. That’s what we have been taking about for the last month in our sermons. 2. We have been learning that the Bible promises that God can help us change. 3. We don’t have to stay the ...read more

  • Handling Bitterness Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 30, 2011
     | 3,773 views

    Bitterness can be very destructive, we must be able to deal with it through Christ!

    INTRODUCTION • PC VIDEO CLIP SEABISCUIT • SLIDE #1 • As we continue examining how to deal with some of the dark emotions we face in life, today we will look at another emotion that can cause a lot of problems if we do not learn to cope with it. • The issue of bitterness is something that has ...read more

  • Handling Bitterness Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Nov 25, 2012
     | 3,535 views

    In order avoid becoming bitter in running the race of faith, the author of Hebrews in verses 12–17 gives three exhortations for: 1) Continuance (Hebrews 12:12–13), 2) Diligence (Hebrews 12:14), and for 3) Vigilance (Hebrews 12:15-17).

    During extended times of great physical exertion, like a marathon, an athlete must train themselves to overcome the natural physical obstacles. The first thing that happens to a runner when they start to tire is that their arms drop. The position and motion of the arms are extremely important in ...read more

  • Bitter Herbs

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Nov 26, 2010
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,061 views

    We need to remember what God has done for us!

    Bitter Herbs Exodus 12:5-13 It is impossible to drive in the wrong direction and arrive at the right destination. God had hoped that the memory of slavery would be adequate to purge Israel's desire to move in the wrong direction in the future, and eating those bitter herbs each Passover ...read more