54 Bible Verses about Confrontation
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and the army of Israel went out to fight the tribe of Benjamin, assembling in battle array against them at Gibeah.
Asa cried out to the LORD his God, telling him, "LORD, there is no one except for you to help between the powerful and the weak. So help us, LORD God, because we're depending on you and have come against this vast group in your name. LORD, you are our God. Let no mere mortal man defeat you!"
and the tribe of Benjamin went to war against them from Gibeah during that second day, and 18,000 soldiers from the Israelis all of them expert swordsmen fell to the ground.
What Samuel had to say was directed to all Israel, and Israel went out to engage the Philistines in battle. The Israelis were camped at Ebenezer, while the Philistines were camped at Aphek.
Saul and the Israelis assembled and camped in the valley of Elah, where they set up their forces to meet the Philistines.
The Philistines fought against Israel, and the army of Israel fled before the Philistines. They fell slain on Mount Gilboa.
When David learned this, he mustered all of Israel, crossed the Jordan River, and approached Helam. The Arameans assembled in battle array to attack David, and started their assault.
A war started between Abijah and Jeroboam. Abijah started the battle with an army of 400,000 specially chosen valiant soldiers, but Jeroboam opposed him with 800,000 specially chosen valiant soldiers.
Then David told the Philistine, "You come at me with a sword, a spear, and a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of the armies of Israel whom you have defied.
He also killed a soldier from Egypt. Of handsome appearance, the Egyptian carried a spear, but Benaiah attacked him with a staff, snatched the spear out of the Egyptian's hand and killed him with his own spear.
After this, the LORD allowed Hadad the Edomite to oppose Solomon. He was part of the royal line of Edom.
But Amaziah refused to listen. So Israel's King Jehoash and Judah's King Amaziah faced each other at Beth-shemesh, which is part of Judah.
But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he was clearly wrong.
The LORD told Moses, "Get up early in the morning and stand before Pharaoh as he's going down to the water. You are to say to him, "This is what the LORD says: "Let my people go so they can serve me.
They confronted me when I was in trouble, but the LORD remained my support!
They confronted me in the day of my calamity, but the LORD was my support.
Right then, Chenaanah's son Zedekiah approached Micaiah and struck him on the cheek. Then he asked him, "How did the Spirit of the LORD move from me to speak to you?"
and they opposed King Uzziah. "Uzziah, it's not for you to burn incense to the LORD," they told him, "but for the priests to do, Aaron's descendants who are consecrated to burn incense. Leave the sanctuary now, because you have been unfaithful and won't receive any honor from the LORD God."
Then the prophet Hananiah took the yoke from the neck of Jeremiah the prophet and broke it.
Then one of the high priest's servants, a relative of the man whose ear Peter had cut off, said, "I saw you in the garden with Jesus, didn't I?"
But Elymas the occult practitioner (that is the meaning of his name) continued to oppose them and tried to turn the proconsul away from the faith.
Then the high priest Ananias ordered the men standing near him to strike him on the mouth.
They gathered together against Moses and Aaron and told them, "You have appropriated too much for yourselves from the entire congregation, since all of them are holy, and the LORD is among them, too. Why do you exalt yourselves over the LORD's assembly?"
But when they began to oppose him and insult him, he shook out his clothes in protest and told them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am innocent. From now on I will go to the gentiles."
Now stand up and I'll pass judgment on you in light of the LORD's righteous acts that he did for you and your ancestors.
"Son of Man, make known to Israel her detestable practices.
He said, "We gave you strict orders not to teach in his name, didn't we? Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and are determined to bring this man's blood on us!" But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men!
But some men who belonged to the Synagogue of the Freedmen (as it was called), as well as some Cyrenians, Alexandrians, and men from Cilicia and Asia, stood up and began to debate with Stephen.
"Watch yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him.
"You are not to hate your relative in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor if you must, but you are not to incur guilt on account of him.
"If your brother sins against you, go and confront him while the two of you are alone. If he listens to you, you have won back your brother.
Brothers, if a person is caught doing something wrong, those of you who are spiritual should restore that person gently. Watch out for yourself so that you are not tempted as well.
My brothers, if one of you wanders away from the truth and somebody brings him back, you may be sure that whoever brings a sinner back from his wrong path will save his soul from death and cover a multitude of sins.
As Jesus was leaving, the scribes and the Pharisees began to oppose him fiercely, interrogating him about many things. They watched him closely in an effort to trap him in something he might say.
When the Pharisees and Sadducees arrived, in order to test Jesus they asked him to show them a sign from heaven.
Then the Pharisees went and planned how to trap Jesus in conversation.
When the scribes and the Pharisees saw him eating with sinners and tax collectors, they asked his disciples, "Why does he eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?"
So the Pharisees and the scribes asked Jesus, "Why don't your disciples live according to the tradition of the elders? Instead, they eat with unclean hands."
Some of the Pharisees asked, "Why are you doing what isn't lawful on Sabbath days?"
Some of the Pharisees in the crowd told Jesus, "Teacher, tell your disciples to be quiet."
The Pharisees told him, "You're testifying about yourself. Your testimony isn't valid."
He's not a man like me, so that I can answer him, or that we can enter into litigation with one another.
He dropped to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul! Why are you persecuting me?" He asked, "Who are you, Lord?"
And so Jacob was left alone, and he struggled with a man until daybreak.
In the greatness of your majesty you broke down your enemies. You sent forth your anger, it consumed them like stubble.
At this, the anger of the LORD flared up against Balaam, because he was leaving. So the angel of the LORD stood in the way to oppose him. As Balaam was riding his donkey, accompanied by two of his servants,
But he sent messengers to him, who asked him, "What do we have in common, King of Judah? I am not here today opposing you. I am fighting the dynasty that is fighting me, and God has ordered me to hurry. For your own good, stop interfering with God, who is with me, and he won't destroy you!"
"But he is One who can change him? He does whatever he wants to do.
what will I do when God stands up to act? When he asks the questions, how will I answer him?
Answer me, if you can! Present your case! Take your stand in my presence!
Arise, LORD, confront them, bring them to their knees! Deliver me from the wicked by your sword
get out of the way, turn aside from the path, and stop confronting us with the Holy One of Israel."
I'll set a trap for you, and you will be caught, Babylon, but you don't realize it. You will be found and also seized, because you challenged the LORD!
Now if God gave them the same gift that he gave us when we believed in the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, who was I to try to stop God?"