Resources by Topic: Forgiveness & Bitterness

Tormentors

Tormentors

God never intended that our bodies should hold up under the weight of bitterness and unforgiveness. View More →

The Beauty of Forgiveness

The Beauty of Forgiveness

When you think about them you get tense or maybe you avoid them altogether. You may be a candidate to discover the freedom that comes from forgiveness. View More →

Forgiven and Free

Forgiven and Free

Have you ever rehearsed a mini-speech aimed at letting someone else “have it”? According to Dannah Gresh, nursing a grudge like that is harmful—to yourself. View More →

God Is Writing a Story: Jean

God Is Writing a Story: Jean

Is there anyone you find yourself avoiding because there’s unresolved hurt between you? It’s easy to go to church, look good to everyone and still harbor anger. View More →

The Study of Unforgiveness

The Study of Unforgiveness

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Well, the research is clear—resentment and unforgiveness are bad for your health. According to Dr. Karen Swartz, Director of the Mood Disorders Adult Consultation Clinic at John Hopkins Hospital, Withholding forgiveness can lead to chronic anger, and this in turn can produce increased heart rate, high blood pressure, and a weakened immune system.1 That reminds me of …