I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche to agree in the Lord. Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.” Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. I think it is our nature to seek approval from others, it is hard not to. Thank you for this post. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, ... And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. He knows your pain, so allow Him to walk you through it. Jesus understands you and loves you! Another translation says that they would “give him cause for grief.” Another translation says that they would “give him cause for grief.” One Bible reference work explains: “The meaning here is that the conduct of the Hebrews was such as was fitted to cause pain, —as the conduct of a disobedient and rebellious child is.” These Bible verses always come to mind whenever I begin to feel hurt by others. Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger. Psalms 55:22 Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved. U Unhearing No Healing Hardened Hearts Heart, Fallen And Redeemed Shutting Securely Being Without Understanding. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you. I actively pursue what I can to do the right thing, but mostly seem stuck in my own ways. In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Please give our playlist a follow and let us know if you have any suggestions! It’s overwhelming and I’ve looked for help but I think the Lord has actually kept “that” help away. For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” ~Romans 8:35-39, “For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight.” ~Ephesians 1:4. Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. For a people shall dwell in Zion, in Jerusalem; you shall weep no more. We all do hurtful things sometimes, and we all sin equally in the eyes of God. After all, this sin-smeared planet is a painful one. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. I trusted there was a reason, and one day, I would either know or it wouldn’t matter. Thanks for writing this article, I know it is going to help me to heal from hurts that I have experienced that made me feel ashamed and that I am somebody to be mistrusted and avoided, and somebody who has no worth, basically. Topical Bible I Here are 10 Bible verses with words that have the power to give that comfort. It’s just in our nature, because we are His. Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. I have chosen to remove him from mine and my children’s lives. Fear of Being Hurt by Others. 100 Bible Verses about Hurt Feelings Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 1,839 helpful votes If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all. playing piano, my mind runs constantly through what people think of me and have told me:” you should stop””you sing better than you play, stop doing this” “you’re not good enough”… She’s been thru much of it with me. I don’t think I’ve ever commented on a blog post before. I feel alone. Still, when I think back on the people who have hurt me, it stings. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Even true Christians still make mistakes. Sometimes, in my case, I’ve just worn my feelings on my sleeve, so to speak, and sometimes not. O My mom feels she deserves to live this life with him because as much as my brother and I would beg her to leave, she didn’t then and she definately won’t now that my brother is gone. Also recently, new details came out that he has hurt someone else in our family. Exodus 14:14 - The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace. Unless otherwise indicated, all content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. “Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves. I’d like to share them with you. It threatened to make me doubt everything and turn away from the Lord. You might feel like you don’t quite fit in anywhere. (John 16:33) Through scripture, we can be comforted by knowing that God is faithful, and is always looking over us. ~Haley, awesome verses to keep and recite when we feel hurt And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; DEPART FROM ME, YOU WHO PRACTICE LAWLESSNESS.”  ~Matthew 7:15-23. The pain I feel right now is so incredible. So, yes, it does cut deep when another “Christian” hurts us. When He saw the plight of others, He didn't say, "I feel sorry for you." It’s a very small town in the Deep South. I too had been accused of things I hadn’t done but at the same time of course I was not blameless in everything. If only we lived in a perfect world where there were no sin… ya know? God brought other “sisters” into my life, and showed me that He had not rejected me. “Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things. ‣ Or you, why do you despise your brother? The Bible tells us to forgive those who will trespass against us, to turn the other cheek if warranted, to love our enemies, and to do good to those who will deliberately hurt us. Thank you so much for sharing these verses. Please feel free to reach out to me if you would like to talk. Thanks for these verses also. Now gather your class or children and read one of the Bible story snippets and have a child make a guess as to what emotion the Bible character was feeling. “Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves. This has helped me. Not Helpful. He leads me beside still waters. Contact me: openbibleinfo (at) gmail.com. We can use that to spur us own to be good encouragers ourselves. ... Rejoice not over me, O my enemy; when I fall, I shall rise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord will be a light to me. I wanted to die. Your story is so much like mine. Not Helpful. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him. It’s helpful to remember that we live in a broken world. Romans 12:19 - Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but [rather] give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance [is] mine; I … So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you. I have had a very difficult year with several people hurting me…some that I thought truely loved me (my father & husband). And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons? It may be good for us in the long run, but that doesn’t mean we don’t feel its sting when it happens. Any more words of advice, scripture, or prayers are appreciated. These people are leaders in the church and have accused me of who knows what. The Lord provides help to the hurting through His word. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. Here are some Bible verses for when your feelings are hurt. Down about some things my sister-in-law did to me when I was getting married. Missie, my best friend and prayer-partner of 12 years suddenly decided that she no longer had time for me in her life. God never wastes pain. And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled only to those who are perishing. God knows too. 9. Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. It’s like only God is behind me pushing me to go forward. You may feel unaccepted, pre-judged or criticized unfairly by someone you truly wish to befriend. He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. Today, my friend Deana from Frugal Homeschooling Mom, shares 5 Verses that will help when you have been hurt by others. To help personalize content, measure adverts and provide a safer experience, we use cookies. The cool thing about our friendship is that neither of us harbors resentment or judgment towards the other. Toward the scorners he is scornful, but to the humble he gives favor. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”. Your email address will not be published. Your witness as a Christian can also suffer because you may feel inhibited in your ministry if you focus on the judgments and opinions of people instead of God’s purposes and calling on your life. Amongst many other realisations, I now realize that we really are ALL sinners but God never leaves us on our own when we turn to Him. ‣ It’s a place where vulnerable hearts and sensitive spirits are easily wounded, left battered and bruised by sin and its effects. There’s hope and strength when we begin to build our faith on the solid truth. He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Always in a godly way. I’ve formed these friendships over the test of time and trials, and I’m not saying they’ve never hurt me, but they are the ones who have stuck with me in my own sinfulness, and I’ve been able to fearlessly speak the truth in love to them when they’ve sinned. Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart. Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter. The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. And it only came when I began to read my Bible, and hear God’s truth about me instead of looking to others for my self-worth and value. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. So much great wisdom in this post! He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. Matthew 5:44 ESV / 1,763 helpful votes I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. And since he could not pay, his master ordered him to be sold, with his wife and children and all that he had, and payment to be made. And this is the most painful one to date. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. You will know them by their fruits. You can’t expect unregenerate people to treat you kindly or to relate in a Biblical manner – it’s just not possible without God’s power in them. You may feel she is the only one who can be your friend, I get it, but Our Father in Heaven has His plan, His perfect plan….and He may be closing one door to open another for a new friend to walk through! ‣ I have a few close friends and that is a blessing, but I have always craved a “family” that I could belong to. Keep close to God, and draw comfort and strength from Him. My heart is broken. Contrary to what many people think, life as a Christian will not always be easy. Z. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline? In talking to her I was reminded of Bible verses that comfort me whenever someone hurts me. Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter. And now literally out of the blue, God is dealing with her, she’s going thru some things, she’s pulling away from a lot of things, she’s in a season, she’s just doing what God wants her to do, an assignment, we can’t have any contact, and whatever that is all over says that God will tell us what direction to take with our relationship. When I was dealing with despair I noticed that it was because I was putting my focus and trust in everything else besides God. Jeremiah 17:9 - The heart [is] deceitful above all [things], and desperately wicked: who can know it? Proverbs 28:26 - He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered. “we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.” ~Titus 2:13. Since I feel anxious, I don’t get any better and so on. I am a young newer Christian and understanding things beyond my own realm of thinking is very difficult. You may not be able to reconcile your differences with someone you love. We must rely on the character of Jesus to bring us comfort as His children mess up sometimes, but He never will. Why do I even search for the approval of others when I know it’s worthless compared to God’s one? Love. Read through these 18 bible verses to help you overcome your fears through God's Help and Hope. My God sent his angel and shut the lions' mouths, and they have not harmed me, because I was found blameless before him; and also before you, O king, I have done no harm.”. I’m lucky to have found a few good, true Christian friends, in spite of all the hurt I’ve experienced in my life, and I pray that for you as well. For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God; for it is written, “As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.” So then each of us will give an account of himself to God. Or rude. 1. 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