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Burnt but not Bitter How to Handle Being Mistreated in a Godly Way
Burnt but not Bitter How to Handle Being Mistreated in a Godly Way Author:Joyce Meyer What does it mean to be burnt? It means to be used, abused, cheated, deceived, misunderstood and forgotten. Unfortunately, our natural resp0onse to being burnt is to become bitter, and bitterness only poisons us--if we don't resist it. It will defile every area of our lives and affect all the people around us. — Since it is impossible to have ... more »relationships with people and not get burnt, it is crucial to learn how to deal with hurt feelings before Satan plants a root of bitterness in our hearts. With the proper perspective, you and I can learn to get better instead of bitter.
Do yourself a favor, when someone burns you, learn to forgive them immediately. When you forgive and pray for the person who hurt you instead of determining to hate them, you are resting in the hands of God, trading your sorrow for joy and your mourning for laughter. You may be burnt, but you don't have to be bitter! The choice is yours!« less