30 Bible Verses about Bad Leadership
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With all my strength I will say, "O Lord, who can compare to you? You rescue the oppressed from those who try to overpower them; the oppressed and needy from those who try to rob them."
The one who oppresses the poor insults his Creator, but whoever shows favor to the needy honors him.
Blessed are you, O land, when your king is the son of nobility, and your princes feast at the proper time -- with self-control and not in drunkenness.
who justly treats the orphan and widow, and who loves resident foreigners, giving them food and clothing.
At the end of every three years you must bring all the tithe of your produce, in that very year, and you must store it up in your villages. Then the Levites (because they have no allotment or inheritance with you), the resident foreigners, the orphans, and the widows of your villages may come and eat their fill so that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work you do.
There will never cease to be some poor people in the land; therefore, I am commanding you to make sure you open your hand to your fellow Israelites who are needy and poor in your land.
A generous person will be blessed, for he gives some of his food to the poor.
The one who gives to the poor will not lack, but whoever shuts his eyes to them will receive many curses.
Open your mouth on behalf of those unable to speak, for the legal rights of all the dying. Open your mouth, judge in righteousness, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.
Don't be afraid, for I am with you! Don't be frightened, for I am your God! I strengthen you -- yes, I help you -- yes, I uphold you with my saving right hand!
Do not be anxious about anything. Instead, in every situation, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, tell your requests to God. And the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke on you and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy to bear, and my load is not hard to carry."
For I know what I have planned for you,' says the Lord. 'I have plans to prosper you, not to harm you. I have plans to give you a future filled with hope.
Consequently the Lord provides safety for the oppressed; he provides safety in times of trouble.
for the needy are not permanently ignored, the hopes of the oppressed are not forever dashed.
"Because of the violence done to the oppressed, because of the painful cries of the needy, I will spring into action," says the Lord. "I will provide the safety they so desperately desire."
Let the oppressed eat and be filled! Let those who seek his help praise the Lord! May you live forever!
I was once young, now I am old. I have never seen a godly man abandoned, or his children forced to search for food.
He will defend the oppressed among the people; he will deliver the children of the poor and crush the oppressor.
Defend the cause of the poor and the fatherless! Vindicate the oppressed and suffering! Rescue the poor and needy! Deliver them from the power of the wicked!
because he stands at the right hand of the needy, to deliver him from those who threaten his life.
He raises the poor from the dirt, and lifts up the needy from the garbage pile,
I know that the Lord defends the cause of the oppressed and vindicates the poor.
The one who is gracious to the poor lends to the Lord, and the Lord will repay him for his good deed.
The one who oppresses the poor to increase his own gain and the one who gives to the rich -- both end up only in poverty.
Do not exploit a poor person because he is poor and do not crush the needy in court, for the Lord will plead their case and will rob those who are robbing them.
Give, and it will be given to you: A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be poured into your lap. For the measure you use will be the measure you receive."
But those who wait for the Lord's help find renewed strength; they rise up as if they had eagles' wings, they run without growing weary, they walk without getting tired.
So you will walk in the way of good people, and will keep on the paths of the righteous. For the upright will reside in the land, and those with integrity will remain in it,
Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Instead, fear the one who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
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