Bitterness

Grieving God’s Spirit by The Way we Live - Ephesians 4:30 – 4:32 (commentary)

We can grieve the Holy Spirit by the way we live. Paul’s advice is sound because the longer we postpone mending a quarrel, the less likely we are ever to mend it. If there is trouble between us and anyone else if there is trouble in a Church or a fellowship or any society …

The Curses For Disobedience - Deuteronomy 29:16 – 29:29 (commentary)

Moses reminds Israel that they are not naive concerning idolatry (vv. 16-18). They had seen it in Egypt and then had fallen into idolatry along the way to the promised land. Because of this they should watch out for this sin when they entered the promised land and faced n …

Job Wished He Could Die - Job 3:1 – 3:26 (commentary)

This chapter records the first great outpouring of complaint by Job, and not one of his visitors, that broke the seven days of silence. As he spoke, it was not with a casual greeting to his friends or small talk. His former positive manner has turned to bitterness, his pati …

Decendants of Esau - Genesis 36:1 – 36:43 (commentary)

The first eight verses give us details about Esau and his immediate family; his wives who he chose from the women of Canaan (vv. 1-3), his sons (vv. 4-5), and his enormous wealth (vv. 6-8). Esau was Edom and the Edomites were his descendants. He had three wives, Odah, Aholibamah …