Month: August 2016

What is Biblical bitterness? Most of the time, it’s agony and grief.

posted by Rebecca This post is Part Three of a larger series on the Biblical concept of bitterness. Parts One and Two were published earlier this month, covering the “root of bitterness” in Hebrews and the “gall of bitterness” in Acts.

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The “gall of bitterness” in Acts–it isn’t resentment

posted by Rebecca The second in a series addressing the concept of bitterness in the Bible and what it really means in context, considering that this is a term that is is used to shame and blame victims of abuse who

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The “root of bitterness” in Hebrews — it isn’t unforgiveness

posted by Rebecca First posted on www.heresthejoy.com.  Reblogged on A Cry for Justice. *** Hebrews 12:15 is one of the most often preached-on passages of Scripture to tell victims and survivors of abuse that their primary—and perhaps only—problem is unforgiveness. Here it

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