58 Bible Verses about Abuse
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What, then, is my reward? It is to be able to preach the gospel free of charge, and so I never resort to demanding my rights when I'm preaching the gospel.
and those who use the things in the world as though they were not dependent on them. For the world in its present form is passing away.
Bless those who curse you, and pray for those who insult you.
When he was insulted, he did not retaliate. When he suffered, he did not threaten. It was his habit to commit the matter to the one who judges fairly.
Do not pay others back evil for evil or insult for insult. Instead, keep blessing them, because you were called to inherit a blessing.
He thought that being insulted for the sake of the Messiah was of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking ahead to his reward.
Indeed, the land is full of adulterers. Indeed, the land mourns because of the curse; the pastures of the wilderness have dried up. The adulterers' lifestyles are evil, and they use their strength for what is not right.
Live like free people, and do not use your freedom as an excuse for doing evil. Instead, be God's servants.
"You are not to mistreat any widow or orphan.
We wear ourselves out from working with our own hands. When insulted, we bless. When persecuted, we endure.
"How blessed are you whenever people insult you, persecute you, and say all sorts of evil things against you falsely because of me!
For you, brothers, were called to freedom. Only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity to gratify your flesh, but through love make it your habit to serve one another.
Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.
"Why have we fasted,' they ask, "but you do not see? "Why have we humbled ourselves,' they ask, "but you take no notice?'" "Look! On your fast day you serve your own interest and oppress all your workers.
But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you,
Do not curse the king, even in your thoughts. Do not curse the rich, even in your bedroom. For a bird will fly by and tell what you say, or something with wings may talk about it.
Saul told his armor bearer, "Draw your sword and run me through with it, or these uncircumcised people will come and run me through and make sport of me." But his armor bearer did not want to do it because he was very frightened, so Saul took the sword and fell on it.
"You are not to wrong or oppress an alien, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt.
Don't rob the poor person because he is poor, and don't crush the helpless in court,
especially those who satisfy their flesh by indulging in its passions and who despise authority.
But you must see to it that this right of yours does not become a stumbling block for those who are weak.
You know that your body is a sanctuary of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have received from God, don't you? You do not belong to yourselves,
Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, either in this age or in the one to come."
While they were enjoying themselves, all of a sudden certain ungodly men who lived in the city surrounded the house, pounded on the door, and ordered the old man who owned the home, "Bring out the man who came to visit your home so we can have sex with him."
Whoever oppresses the poor to enrich himself and whoever gives gifts to the wealthy will yield only loss.
"Whoever strikes his father or his mother is certainly to be put to death.
From Thematic Bible
Christian Liberty » False teachers » Abuse
For some people have slipped in among you unnoticed. They were written about long ago as being deserving of this condemnation because they are ungodly. They turn the grace of our God into uncontrollable lust and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus the Messiah.
Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Abuse
"But if that wicked servant says to himself, "My master has been delayed,' and begins to beat his fellow servants and eat and drink with the drunks,