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Root Of Bitterness

Author : Nancy F. Cott
ISBN : 9781555538699
Genre : History
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Presenting a diverse collection of documents, Root of Bitterness reaches from the colonial era through the nineteenth century, focusing on six dominant themes: women's work, the power of gender, the physical body, women's collective efforts, diversity and conflict among women, and women's relation to state authority. This edition contains about twenty selections from the original volume and almost sixty new ones.
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Desiring God

Author : John Piper
ISBN : 9781601423092
Genre : Religion
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Experience the Lifelong Pleasures of Knowing God! Satisfaction…Happiness…Joy. According to John Piper, the pursuit of pleasure in God is not only permissible, it’s essential. Desiring God is a paradigm-shattering work that dramatically alters common perspectives on relating to God. Piper reveals that there really is no need to choose between duty and delight in the Christian life. In fact, for the follower of Jesus, delight is the duty as Christ is most magnified in His people when they are most satisfied in Him. Constantly drawing on Scripture to build his case, Piper shows why pursuing maximum joy is essential to glorifying God. He discusses the implications of this for conversion, worship, love, Scripture, prayer, money, marriage, missions, and suffering. Piper beckons us to approach God with the hedonist’s abandon. Finally, we are freed to enjoy Jesus—not only as our Lord and Savior, but also as our all-surpassing, soul-satisfying Treasure. Desiring God may turn your Christian world upside down. And that will be a good thing, for the glory of God, and for your deepest joy. Includes a study guide for individual and small group use.
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Author : Lou Priolo
ISBN : 1596381302
Genre : Religion
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This booklet identifies the root of bitterness, equips readers to remove it from their hearts, and helps them to respond biblically to the future hurts, rejections, and trials of life.
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The Root

Author : Newton Bennett
ISBN : 1496090446
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Bitterness-the most subtle yet destructive spirit you will ever encounter! This destructive device is not a new spirit, but dates back to the beginning of time when Cain, who was of that wicked one (I John 3:12), slew his brother Abel. All through the Bible we find lives destroyed, relationships divided, and families broken up as a result of this cunning trap of the enemy. Chances are, even now, you or someone very close to you may be dealing with deep-rooted feelings of bitterness towards someone, some group, some church, or even a close family member. This poison acid of malice, jealousy, and hatred will erode the Spirit of Christ out of our lives unless it is dealt with properly. "The Root" will help identify and effectively eradicate bitterness from our lives while helping to reclaim our health, happiness, joy, and peace by the most effective means possible-The Bible. "Follow peace with all [men], and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord: Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled." Hebrews 12:14-15

Chaos Beneath The Shade How To Uproot And Stay Free From Bitterness

Author : Tracey Bickle
ISBN : 9781938060328
Genre : Religion
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Remember that thing you just can't get over? Betrayal, tragedy, rejection—we've all experienced loss and injustice on a magnitude God never designed us for. Now that we've faced it, we're older, wiser . . . and rightly on guard against this fallen world. Or are we? Could it be that our cranky moods and critical words aren't just momentary lapses but evidence of a fatal poison creeping into our spiritual root system? Bitterness—the word no one wants to say—has taken hold. From her own experience getting free, Tracey Bickle honestly walks us through recognizing and overcoming the bitterness lurking within and its resulting chaos. Offenses will come; will they ruin us or will we emerge tender, victorious, and joyful? How should we treat those who have sinned against us, and how can we be healed from the pain of heart injuries? Join Tracey and discover the wise counsel of God to free us from the chaos of bitterness and release us into peace.
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Bitter Root

Author : Terri Watts
ISBN : 1478785586
Genre : Fiction
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Be careful of haughty eyes, un-forgiveness, questioning past hurts and pain. Prideful hearts and an arrogant mindset can lure you in a direction of tangled twine destined to plant itself deep into your very soul...and when the revelation is revealed through the morning sun, you will find yourself harvesting never-ending cynicism that will ultimately wreak havoc on you, your family and your life. Beware of bitter roots! Rachel Spearman, a silver spooned millionaire, finds solace in her prearranged fortune and built an inconceivable logistical agency from the ground up. Snyders Incorporation settles in cosmopolitan Georgia and employs 300 employees, and provides an afterschool childcare program. Rachel's dad owned a ranch, which encompassed a vineyard and winery. After his premature death, he willed Rachel all he owned. Her intellect and expertise endowed her with the strength she needed to mask demons from her past, thus creating a wave of indescribable truths, selfishness, arrogance and harbored bitterness. Curtis, a God fearing man, and commercial airline pilot is desperately in love with his wife but becomes exceedingly perplexed as Rachel's questionable attitude and demeanor slope causing undo turmoil on their once blissful marriage, family, and business. Before long, Rachel finds herself in an uncontrollable environment and unwillingly seeks God. She finally establishes her bountiful platform but once again, a tier of arrogance rears its ugly head luring Rachel back to her old selfish ways. What will it take to bring Rachel to her knees? Only time will tell. Does she control the stance of her destiny? Or will her destiny be shaken from an unforeseeable manifestation?
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Eating Bitterness

Author : Michelle Loyalka
ISBN : 9780520280366
Genre : History
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Every year over 200 million peasants flock to China’s urban centers, providing a profusion of cheap labor that helps fuel the country’s staggering economic growth. Award-winning journalist Michelle Dammon Loyalka follows the trials and triumphs of eight such migrants—including a vegetable vendor, an itinerant knife sharpener, a free-spirited recycler, and a cash-strapped mother—offering an inside look at the pain, self-sacrifice, and uncertainty underlying China’s dramatic national transformation. At the heart of the book lies each person’s ability to “eat bitterness”—a term that roughly means to endure hardships, overcome difficulties, and forge ahead. These stories illustrate why China continues to advance, even as the rest of the world remains embroiled in financial turmoil. At the same time, Eating Bitterness demonstrates how dealing with the issues facing this class of people constitutes China’s most pressing domestic challenge.
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Gift Award Bible Kjv

Author : Hendrickson Bibles
ISBN : 9781598566550
Genre : Bibles
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The beloved and timeless King James Version is made available in an affordable edition for Sunday schools, Bible clubs, church presentations, and giveaways. Offering affordable quality, these handsome award Bibles will withstand heavy use thanks to better quality paper and supple but sturdy cover material. - A great way to honor special achievements--at a budget-conscious price - A spectrum of attractive colors--black, burgundy, blue, royal purple, dark green, pink, and white--suit any occasion - Imitation leather, 640 pages, 51/2 x 81/2 inches - Clear 7-point type - Color maps and presentation page - Shipped with an attractive four-color half-wrap and shrink-wrap
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Love Worth Finding 25 Pack

Author : Adrian Rogers
ISBN : 1682162982
Genre : Religion
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Psychologists have long known that every person has two great longings and inward needs. The first is to be loved, and the second is to love. But when pressures and heartaches come into our lives, many give up any hope of ever finding love. The tragedy is that we often look in the wrong places to fill this deep need and longing. Some substitute lust for love. Others pursue material things or superficial relationships--all in the futile attempt to fill a God-shaped vacuum in the human heart. But there is good news! There is a love worth finding and a love worth sharing. The Bible says, "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life" (John 3:16). On the cross of Christ, God's mighty love was revealed and offered unconditionally to all who would be saved. Do you long to know this mighty love? Then I need to ask you the most important question you'll ever be asked: Do you know beyond a shadow of a doubt that God loves you, that your sins are forgiven, and that you are saved and on your way to heaven? The great news is, you can know! Let me share with you how to discover the greatest love worth finding. Admit Your Sin. First, you must admit that you are a sinner. The Bible says, "None is righteous, no, not one. . . . For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God" (Romans 3:10, 23). It is our sin that separates us from God and from fulfilling our deepest needs and longings. Sin is an offense against God that carries a serious penalty. According to Romans 6:23, "The wages of sin is death [eternal separation from the love and mercy of God]." Abandon Your Efforts. Second, you must abandon any efforts to save yourself. If we could save ourselves, Jesus's death would have been unnecessary! Even "getting religion" cannot get you to heaven. The Bible says it is "not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his mercy" that we are saved (Titus 3:5). Salvation is by God's grace, "not a result of works, so that no one may boast" (Ephesians 2:8-9). Acknowledge Christ's Payment. What you cannot do for yourself, Jesus Christ has done for you! "But God shows his love toward us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us" (Romans 5:8). He died on the cross for you and then rose from the dead to prove that his payment was acceptable to God. But you must acknowledge and believe this fact. "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved" (Acts 16:31). Accept Christ as your Savior. Salvation is God's gift to you. "The free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord" (Romans 6:23). When someone offers you a priceless gift, the wisest thing you can do is accept it! This very moment, you can receive Christ's gift of salvation by sincerely praying this simple prayer from your heart: Dear God, I know that I am a sinner. I know that you love me and want to save me. Jesus, I believe you are the Son of God, who died on the cross to pay for my sins. I believe God raised you from the dead. I now turn from my sin and, by faith, receive you as my personal Lord and Savior. Come into my heart, forgive my sins, and save me, Lord Jesus. In your name I pray. Amen.
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