Solutions for Problems with ENEMIES
Why should I love those who hate, abuse, and criticize me?
We love because He first loved us. (I Jn 5:19) And the Lord will help them and deliver them: He will deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in Him. (Psa. 37:40) They that hate you will be clothed with shame; and the dwelling place of the wicked will come to nothing. (Job 8:22 (quickview) ) The Lord shall cause your enemies that rise up against you to be smitten before your face. They will come out against you one way and flee before you in seven ways. (Deut. 28:7) For the Lord your God is He that goes with you, to fight for you against your enemies. (Deut. 20:4) In famine, he will redeem you from death: and in war from the power of the sword. (Job 5:20 (quickview) ) Through God we will do valiantly: for He it is that will tread down your enemies. (Psa. 60:12) No weapon that is formed against you will prosper; and every tongue that will rise against you in judgment you will condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord and their righteousness is from me, says the Lord. (Isa. 54:17) The Lord takes my part with them that help me: therefore will I see my desire on them that hate me. (Psa 118:7) That He would grant to us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve Him without fear. (Luke 1:74 (quickview) ) For rod of the wicked will not rest on the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands to do iniquity. (Psa. 125:3) For in the time of trouble He will hide me in the pavilion: in the secret of His tabernacle will He hide me: He will set me up upon a rock. And now will my head be lifted up above my enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in His tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to the Lord. (Psa. 27:5,6) When a man’s ways please the Lord, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him (Prov. 16:7) His heart is established, he will not be afraid, until he sees his desire upon His enemies. (Psa. 112:8) And shall not God avenge His own elect, which cry day and night to Him, though He patiently bear with them? (Luke 18:7 (quickview) ) Behold they will surely gather together, but not by me: whosoever will gather together against you shall fall for your sake. (Isa. 54:15) You that love the Lord hate evil: He preservers the souls of His saints; He delivers them out of the hand of the wicked. (Psa. 97:10) But I will deliver you in the day, says the Lord: and you will not be given into the hand of the men of who you are afraid. For I will surely deliver you, and you will not fall by the sword, but your life will be for a prey to you: because you have put your trust in Me says the Lord. (Jer. 39:17,18) But the Lord your God you will fear; and He will deliver you out of the hand of all your enemies. (2 Kgs 17:39) Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked , when it comes. For the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being taken. (Prov. 3:25,26) Behold, all they that were incensed against you will be ashamed and confounded: they will be as nothing; and they that strive with you shall perish. You will seek them and you not find them, even them that contends with you: they that war against you shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nothing. (Isa. 41:11,12) That we should be saved from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us. (Luke 1:71 (quickview) ) For I am with you and no man will see on you to hurt you: for I have much people in this city. (Acts 18:10 (quickview) ) So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper and I will not fear what man will do to me. (Heb. 13:6)