19 Bible Verses about Mental Abuse
Most Relevant Verses
Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
The righteous cry, and the Lord hears
And delivers them out of all their troubles.
The Lord is near to the brokenhearted
And saves those who are crushed in spirit.
Many are the afflictions of the righteous,
But the Lord delivers him out of them all.
He keeps all his bones,
Not one of them is broken.
No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.
and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.”
Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions, envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.
Therefore let one who speaks in a tongue pray that he may interpret.
For, in the first place, when you come together as a church, I hear that divisions exist among you; and in part I believe it.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
Hear my voice, O God, in my complaint;
Preserve my life from dread of the enemy.
that you not be quickly shaken from your composure or be disturbed either by a spirit or a message or a letter as if from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has come.
do not despise prophetic utterances. But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good; abstain from every form of evil.
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit,
And again he denied it with an oath, “I do not know the man.”
like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may grow in respect to salvation,
The eyes of the Lord preserve knowledge,
But He overthrows the words of the treacherous man.
But these men revile the things which they do not understand; and the things which they know by instinct, like unreasoning animals, by these things they are destroyed.
Then Abishai the son of Zeruiah said to the king, “Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? Let me go over now and cut off his head.”
If Cain is avenged sevenfold,
Then Lamech seventy-sevenfold.”
- Mental (9 instances)