For those who have left the WCG and/or it’s splinters in disgust, have been branded the label, “bitter.” Is all bitterness bad? Is anger a sin according to the historic WCG? If you are looking to think outside the box, the website called Free Believers Network will answer, “No!“ They argue that not all bitterness is all bad. I hope you are not confused. Here is a sample of what they are saying:
For us to successfully prohibit ourselves from experiencing anger at any level, we have to remove entire circuit boards from our brains. The problem is that within the fabric of those very circuit boards is a little thing called common sense. Once those circuit boards are removed, common sense goes out the door with it. Our ability to empathize with others is also taken away. Even our discernment into spiritual truth becomes stunted. To forcefully remove any emotion from the human psyche, a person must remove themselves from themselves. I believe that this is exactly what this generation of Christian people have done. It amazes me how many people openly admit that they haven’t the slightest idea who they are. I honestly think that all of this can be traced back to our mindset on the subject of bitterness.
Read more of this brilliant and splendid article here and be relieved. A right kind of bitterness can “right“ many wrongs.