50 Bible Verses about Resolving Conflict
Most Relevant Verses
Does any one of you, when he has a case against his neighbor, dare to go to law before the unrighteous and not before the saints?
leave your offering there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and present your offering.
But if he does not listen to you, take one or two more with you, so that by the mouth of two or three witnesses every fact may be confirmed.
Make friends quickly with your opponent at law while you are with him on the way, so that your opponent may not hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be thrown into prison.
Be angry, and yet do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger,
If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit.
But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded them, but let the boys live.
And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,
Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.
Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit down and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to encounter the one coming against him with twenty thousand?
In a dispute they shall take their stand to judge; they shall judge it according to My ordinances. They shall also keep My laws and My statutes in all My appointed feasts and sanctify My sabbaths.
For all of them were trying to frighten us, thinking, “They will become discouraged with the work and it will not be done.” But now, O God, strengthen my hands.
He will set his face to come with the power of his whole kingdom, bringing with him a proposal of peace which he will put into effect; he will also give him the daughter of women to ruin it. But she will not take a stand for him or be on his side.
“Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him.”
And they cried out, saying, “What business do we have with each other, Son of God? Have You come here to torment us before the time?”
He said, “No; rather I indeed come now as captain of the host of the Lord.” And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and bowed down, and said to him, “What has my lord to say to his servant?”
When He entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to Him while He was teaching, and said, “By what authority are You doing these things, and who gave You this authority?”
“Though He slay me,
I will hope in Him.
Nevertheless I will argue my ways before Him.
Stand firm therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,
in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
And when Paul and Barnabas had great dissension and debate with them, the brethren determined that Paul and Barnabas and some others of them should go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and elders concerning this issue.
But when he had considered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for the Child who has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.