The Fellowship Of Faith Church

Overcoming Bitterness

May 20, 2020
Preacher:
Passage: Hebrews 12:12-17

Overcoming Bitterness
*Hebrews 12:12-17

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.
--Isaiah 35:3-4

2. The Participation Of
Bitterness.
-(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.

Ephes.4:29,31,32

i.Working of the flesh.

ii. Walking in forgiveness.