THE DANGER OF RESIGNING FROM A MINISTRY WITH BITTERNESS:
In Ministry, (90) Ninety Per cent of Church Founders, are STRANDED and SUFFERING; not because they were CURSED by their SPIRITUAL FATHERS, but they left with BITTERNESS.
BITTERNESS leads to WILDERNESS.
BITTERNESS leads to DRYNESS.
You can’t be BITTER and be BETTER.
Infact, you will not do BETTER than what you are EMBITTERED AGAINST.
Let’s look at HEBREW 12: 15.
See to it that no ROOT of BITTERNESS SPRINGS UP and causes TROUBLE and by it MANY become DEFILE.
As an ASSISTANT PASTOR, do everything, not to WALK IN BITTERNESS. It has so many CONSEQUENCES.
7 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT BITTERNESS, AS IT RELATES TO MINISTRY.
- BITTERNESS will affect the GRACE of GOD you carry.
You can’t carry GRACE and carry BITTERNESS at the same TIME.
- BITTERNESS has an EVIL ROOT, that becomes an EVIL FRUIT; if not WELL MANAGED.
- BITTERNESS will always lead you into TROUBLE.
STOP it, before it STOPS YOU.
- BITTERNESS is a DEFILER:. It DEFILES you to the point, you can’t FUNCTION in MINISTRY.
- BITTERNESS is the reason for all BETRAYALS.
You will always BETRAY those you are BITTERED AGAINST.
- BITTERNESS will make you a FAILURE in all your LIFE ENDEAVORS.
- BITTERNESS is what makes FATHERS to CURSE their SONS, and also make SONS to wish their FATHERS EVIL; but at the end of the day FATHERS always SURVIVE the BITTERNESS of SONS, but their SONS hardly SURVIVE.
HOW TO COME OUT OF BITTERNESS.
SEVEN OF THEM:
- Be determined NEVER to go when you are BITTER. It is always a wrong time to go. You strike when the iron is hot and not when you are hurt.
- Always walk in LOVE, with your BOSS and BROTHERS.
- CONSTANTLY PURGE your HEART from BITTERNESS.
The HEART of the MATTER is a MATTER of the HEART.
It is not a HARD THING, but a HEART THING.
- Always FOCUS on the GOOD SIDE of your BOSS and LEADER.
You also have your BAD SIDE, but your LEADER chose to FOCUS on your GOOD SIDE.
- CONSTANTLY REMEMBER some GOOD THINGS that have happened to you since you came into the MINISTRY.
You are no longer at the same LEVEL, you came in the BEGINNING.
- Never forget CHURCH HISTORY.
If you check the HISTORY of CHURCHES all over the WORLD, you will SEE the CATALOGUE of MEN who CRASH as a RESULT of BITTERNESS.
- Incase it is even ESTABLISHED, that you were WRONG; be the FIRST to FORGIVE.
If GOD can FORGIVE you all your SINS, why can’t you FORGIVE your FATHER all his own SINS you held against him.
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