Resentment, Against People
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Do not despise the Lord's instruction, my son, and do not loathe His discipline; for the Lord disciplines the one He loves, just as a father, the son he delights in.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Then she also gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel became a shepherd of a flock, but Cain cultivated the land. In the course of time Cain presented some of the land's produce as an offering to the Lord. And Abel also presented [an offering]-some of the firstborn of his flock and their fat portions. The Lord had regard for Abel and his offering,read more.
but He did not have regard for Cain and his offering. Cain was furious, and he was downcast.
In those days, as the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a complaint by the Hellenistic Jews against the Hebraic Jews that their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution.
So when the first ones came, they assumed they would get more, but they also received a denarius each. When they received it, they began to complain to the landowner:
Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so they won't become discouraged.
David was in a difficult position because the troops talked about stoning him, for they were all very bitter over [the loss of] their sons and daughters. But David found strength in the Lord his God.
All bitterness, anger and wrath, insult and slander must be removed from you, along with all wickedness.
Do not take revenge or bear a grudge against members of your community, but love your neighbor as yourself; I am the Lord.
The Lord's slave must not quarrel, but must be gentle to everyone, able to teach, and patient,
See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no root of bitterness springs up, causing trouble and by it, defiling many.
But if you have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't brag and lie in defiance of the truth. Such wisdom does not come down from above, but is earthly, sensual, demonic.
An offended brother is [harder to reach] than a fortified city, and quarrels are like the bars of a fortress.
Whoever conceals an offense promotes love, but whoever gossips about it separates friends.
A person's insight gives him patience, and his virtue is to overlook an offense.
But godliness with contentment is a great gain. For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out. But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with these.read more.
But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, and by craving it, some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pains.
Your life should be free from the love of money. Be satisfied with what you have, for He Himself has said, I will never leave you or forsake you.
The men of Ephraim said to him, "Why have you done this to us, not calling us when you went to fight against the Midianites?" And they argued with him violently. So he said to them, "What have I done now compared to you? Is not the gleaning of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer? God handed over to you Oreb and Zeeb, the two princes of Midian. What was I able to do compared to you?" When he said this, their anger against him subsided.