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9 Bible Verses about Intimidation
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As a result, Moab greatly feared the people, because they were so numerous. Because a sense of impending doom was afflicting the Moabites as they faced the Israelis, the Moabites told the elders of Midian, "This horde of people is about to lick up everything around us, like an ox licks up the green ground."
This is what the LORD says: "Go down to the house of the king of Judah and tell him this: "Listen to this message from the LORD, king of Judah, you who sit on the throne of David you, your officials, and your people who enter these gates. This is what the LORD says: "Uphold justice and righteousness. Deliver from their oppressor those who have been robbed. Don't mistreat or do violence to the alien, the orphan, or the widow, or shed the blood of innocent people in this place.
They said, "What should we do with these men? For it's obvious to everybody living in Jerusalem that an unmistakable sign has been done by them, and we cannot deny it. But to keep it from spreading any further among the people, let us warn them never again to speak to anyone in this name." So they called Peter and John back in and ordered them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. read more.
But Peter and John answered them, "You must decide whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than God, for we cannot stop talking about what we've seen and heard."
and that you are not intimidated by your opponents in any way. This is evidence that they will be destroyed and that you will be saved and all because of God.
But even if you should suffer for doing what is right, you are blessed. "Never be afraid of their threats, and never get upset.
Later I visited Delaiah's son Shemaiah, a grandson of Mehetabel, who was confined at home. He kept urging me, "Let's meet together at the house of God, within the Temple, and take refuge there, because they're coming to kill you. In fact, they're coming at night to kill you!"