Letting Go of Bitterness

Letting Go of Bitterness

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Key Scriptures

Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy ... See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many.
Hebrews 12:14-15 NIV

Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
Ephesians 4:31-32 NIV

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Romans 12:21 NIV

... bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
Luke 6:28 NIV

If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.
Romans 12:18 NIV

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Start praying. Be bold, and pray with power.

God, You love us so well. Thank You for always forgiving us, even when we don’t deserve it. Holy Spirit, show us any bitterness in our lives. Please give us the strength to show compassion and forgiveness to people who have hurt us. We love You and praise You for all that You do. Amen!

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