It is honorable for a man to resolve a dispute,
but any fool can get himself into a quarrel.
1 Corinthians 6:1
If any of you has a legal dispute against another, do you dare go to court before the unrighteous, and not before the saints?
leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled with your brother, and then come and offer your gift.
To start a conflict is to release a flood;
stop the dispute before it breaks out.
But if he won’t listen, take one or two more with you, so that by the testimonyof two or three witnesses every fact may be established.
Reach a settlement quickly with your adversary while you’re on the way with him, or your adversary will hand you over to the judge, the judge to the officer, and you will be thrown into prison.
Casting the lot ends quarrels
and separates powerful opponents.
Then a dispute also arose among them about who should be considered the greatest.
Be angry and do not sin. Don’t let the sun go down on your anger,
Arrogance leads to nothing but strife,
but wisdom is gained by those who take advice.
Since we live by the Spirit, we must also follow the Spirit.
Then Abram said to Lot, “Please, let’s not have quarreling between you and me, or between your herdsmen and my herdsmen, since we are relatives.
Then the apostles and the elders assembled to consider this matter.
Who has woe? Who has sorrow?
Who has conflicts? Who has complaints?
Who has wounds for no reason?
Who has red eyes?
When the foundations are destroyed,
what can the righteous do?”
The Hebrew midwives, however, feared God and did not do as the king of Egypt had told them; they let the boys live.
Take the helmet of salvation,
and the sword of the Spirit,
which is God’s word.
Pray at all times in the Spirit with every prayer and request, and stay alert in this with all perseverance and intercession for all the saints.
Put on the full armor of God so that you can stand against the tactics of the Devil.
So her husband Joseph, being a righteous man, and not wanting to disgrace her publicly, decided to divorce her secretly.
“Or what king, going to war against another king, will not first sit down and decide if he is able with 10,000 to oppose the one who comes against him with 20,000?
The Lord is in His holy temple;
the Lord’s throne is in heaven.
His eyes watch; He examines everyone.
“In a dispute, they will officiate as judges and decide the case according to My ordinances. They must observe My laws and statutes regarding all My appointed festivals, and keep My Sabbaths holy.
So the Spirit lifted me up and took me away. I left in bitterness and in an angry spirit, and the Lord’s hand was on me powerfully.
Someone from the crowd said to Him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.”
Make your case with your opponent
without revealing another’s secret;
He will rain burning coals and sulfur on the wicked;
a scorching wind will be their portion.
For You, God, tested us;
You refined us as silver is refined.
For they were all trying to intimidate us, saying, “They will become discouraged in the work, and it will never be finished.”But now, my God, strengthen me.
He will resolve to come with the force of his whole kingdom and will reach an agreement with him. He will give him a daughter in marriage to destroy it, but she will not stand with him or support him.
and there was quarreling between the herdsmen of Abram’s livestock and the herdsmen of Lot’s livestock. At that time the Canaanites and the Perizzites were living in the land.
saying, “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.”
Suddenly they shouted, “What do You have to do with us, Son of God? Have You come here to torment us before the time?”
The Lord examines the righteous and the wicked.
He hates the lover of violence.
“Neither,” He replied. “I have now come as commander of the Lord’s army.”Then Joshua bowed with his face to the ground in worship and asked Him, “What does my Lord want to say to His servant?”
Then he will turn his attention to the coasts and islands and capture many. But a commander will put an end to his taunting; instead, he will turn his taunts against him.
When He entered the temple complex, the chief priests and the elders of the people came up to Him as He was teaching and said, “By what authority are You doing these things? Who gave You this authority?”
2 Samuel 21:15
The Philistines again waged war against Israel. David went down with his soldiers, and they fought the Philistines, but David became exhausted.
For look, the wicked string the bow;
they put the arrow on the bowstring
to shoot from the shadows at the upright in heart.
For the choir director. Davidic.I have taken refuge in the Lord.
How can you say to me,
“Escape to the mountain like a bird!
After Judas ate the piece of bread, Satan entered him. Therefore Jesus told him, “What you’re doing, do quickly.”
with the kings and counselors of the earth,
who rebuilt ruined cities for themselves,
For the Lord is righteous; He loves righteous deeds.
The upright will see His face.
Even if He kills me, I will hope in Him.
I will still defend my ways before Him.
I advanced in Judaism beyond many contemporaries among my people, because I was extremely zealous for the traditions of my ancestors.
Stand, therefore,with truth like a belt around your waist,
righteousness like armor on your chest,
In every situation take the shield of faith,
and with it you will be able to extinguish
all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
But after Paul and Barnabas had engaged them in serious argument and debate, the church arranged for Paul and Barnabas and some others of them to go up to the apostles and elders in Jerusalem concerning this controversy.
“And now I know that none of you will ever see my face again—everyone I went about preaching the kingdom to.
But after he had considered these things, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, don’t be afraid to take Mary as your wife, because what has been conceived in her is by the Holy Spirit.