I'm editing a book that deals with Christian family members following a nasty divorce, and I'm finding that the consequences of bitterness are devastating--debilitating actually. Scripture addresses this:
This verse says many are defiled once bitterness takes root in a life. Have you been troubled by someone else's bitterness? Have you caused trouble by your own bitterness?
One of the things we've all had to learn is that life isn't fair. This is a fallen world and there are bad people who do bad things. Actually, there are good people who do bad things.
Maybe you've been hurt. Maybe you're becoming bitter. Don't let that happen! Go to God: He can help. Read the whole verse: