Bible Text: Hebrews 12:12-17 | Preacher: Pastor Troy Garner | Overcoming Bitterness
1. The Prevention Of Bitterness.
–He talks about—the Weary.
(v.12) “Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down
and the feeble knees”..
–He uses—the Word.
2. The Participation Of
-(v.13) “And make straight paths for your feet,
lest that which is lame be turned out of
the way; but let it rather be healed”.
-a. the element of relationship.
(v.14) “Follow peace with all men”..
That’s the goal of God for Believers—
Rom 12:18 , Rom 14:19, 1Sam. 19
-b. the element of worship.
(v.14b) “and holiness”.
Bitterness affects your worship.
-c. the element of discipleship.
(v.14c) “without which, no man shall see the Lord”..
3. The Poison Of Bitterness.
–Look @ (v.15a) “Looking diligently”..
ICorin.15:10, Rom.3:23, Acts 8:23
–Bitterness saturates the mind.
–Bitterness saddens the Spirit.
–Bitterness sickens the body.
i.Working of the flesh.
ii. Walking in forgiveness.