OFFENSE

Proverbs 19:11 | ESV

11 Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.

 

Ecclesiastes 7:21,22 | ESV

21 Do not take to heart all the things that people say, lest you hear your servant cursing you. 

22 Your heart knows that many times you yourself have cursed others.

 

Luke 7:23 | ESV

23 ”And blessed is the one who is not offended by me.”

 

James 1:19 | ESV

19 Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;

 

James 1:12 | ESV

12 Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.

 

Luke 6:22,23 | ESV

22 “Blessed are you when people hate you and when they exclude you and revile you and spurn your name as evil, on account of the Son of Man! 23 Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven; for so their fathers did to the prophets.

 

2 Timothy 2:24 | ESV

24 And the Lord's servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil,

 

John 15:18 | ESV

18 “If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you.“

 

Psalm 119:165 | ESV

165 Great peace have those who love your law; nothing can make them stumble.

 

1 Peter 5:8 | ESV

8 Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

 

Proverbs 18:19 | ESV

19 A brother offended is more unyielding than a strong city, and quarreling is like the bars of a castle.

 

Exodus 14:14 | ESV

14 The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.”