Resources by Topic: Forgiveness & Bitterness

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 ...
Go in Peace

Go in Peace

“I just can’t forgive myself.” Have you ever heard someone say that? It means they feel ashamed of their sins. The Bible does have a true solution to shame. Read or Listen →

Forgiveness

Forgiveness

Just look around and see people everywhere desperate for love. That theme is in our movies, songs, and advertisements. You can know 100% that you are loved. Read or Listen →

The Word of Forgiveness

The Word of Forgiveness

Historians tell us that Roman crucifixion was so painful that those being executed would often curse and scream. In light of this Jesus' words have more impact. Read or Listen →

How Do I Forgive?

How Do I Forgive?

The Bible is full of commands to forgive, but truthfully--it sometimes seems impossible. Nancy will tell you how to take steps of forgiveness. Read or Listen →

Confront or Overlook?

Confront or Overlook?

Sometimes it’s appropriate to confront someone who’s hurt us. Other times it’s right to just overlook the fault. Discover what the difference. Read or Listen →

Forgiveness is Given

Forgiveness is Given

When someone is at their lowest point, struggling with a difficult question or enduring a rough situation, the simple act of writing a letter can help. Read or Listen →

What If?

What If?

The marriage was just plagued with alcoholism and mistrust. After years of dealing with those issues, I just wanted to be free. See how God changed them. Read or Listen →

Freedom From Prison

Freedom From Prison

What happens when we refuse to forgive? Today we hear one woman's story and Nancy reminds us of the words of Jesus concerning forgiveness. Read or Listen →

Press Delete

Press Delete

What does it mean to truly forgive others? Nancy answers that pertinent question as we look at freedom through forgiveness. Read or Listen →

On the Hook

Unimaginable horror. Violent crime. A painful and lifelong reminder of a heinous encounter with evil. These are the tenants of the story Joni shares. Continue Reading …

A Different Kind of Freedom

For a long time, Joni Eareckson Tada asked the Lord to set her free from her confinement to a wheelchair. Instead of answering that prayer, He gave her a different kind of freedom. Joni will explain why your unanswered prayers may be the backdrop for a deeper healing and a new understanding of freedom in Christ.

Joni Eareckson Tada Joni Eareckson Tada asked the Lord to set her free from her confinement to a wheelchair. Instead, He gave her a different kind of freedom. Continue Reading 

Forgiving Like You've Been Forgiven

Everyone has been hurt by the sin of others. If you forgive those who have hurt you, does it mean they're getting off the hook? Does it mean justice is not being served? Joni Eareckson Tada says, "No. Justice and forgiveness can both be seen even in the most horrible offenses."

Joni Eareckson Tada Everyone has been hurt by the sin of others. If you forgive those who have hurt you, does it mean they're getting off the hook? Continue Reading 

Walking in the Light: Fellowship Through Forgiveness

You can't have a healthy relationship with a person you're hiding from. Elyse Fitzpatrick explains why we all have such a propensity to hide our sins and weaknesses. But she also shows you what happens when you move from darkness into the light of genuine relationships.

Elyse Fitzpatrick You can't have a healthy relationship with a person you're hiding from. Elyse Fitzpatrick explains why we all have such a propensity to hide our weaknesses. Continue Reading 

Lorna’s Story of Forgiveness (Profile Video)

When Lorna's husband began drinking heavily, she decided that the answer to her problems was divorcing him. But through an "only God!" encounter, Lorna realized that divorce wasn't the answer; God was.

Lorna Wilkinson When Lorna's husband began drinking heavily, she decided that the answer to her problems was divorcing him. But . . . God! Continue Reading 

The Two Directions of Forgiveness

Is there some painful relationship that seems impossible to reconcile? Whether you're the offender or have been offended, God can heal any relationship. Andrea Griffith explains why getting right with Him is such a crucial first step before making things right with someone else. In this powerful message, Andrea Griffith shows us the two directions of forgiveness.

Andrea Griffith Whether you're the offender or have been offended, God can heal any relationship. Continue Reading