Bible Verses about Letting go of a Relationship, Letting go of Bad Relationships, Letting go of Relationships or Bad Friends, Letting go of Past Relationships, Ending Relationships, Letting go of Love or Someone you Love – Encouraging Scripture Quotes. Explore Inspirational, Thought Provoking, Comforting & Encouraging Bible Verses, Scriptures, Quotes and Passages about letting go of a relationship, bad relationships, past relationships, love, bad friends, and toxic relationships. What the Bible says about letting go of relationships that do not edify or that do not glorify God, e.g. romantic relationships with toxic people, bad company, & ending relationships with bad friends who influence you negatively, demoralize you and draw you away from God.
I pray and trust that God will continually help us to grow in consistently loving one another very deeply, in encouraging one another, in patience, forgiveness, and kindness, and also to know when to let go and not put ourselves in a position where our values are compromised because of a bad relationship, and consequently, our relationship with God becomes shaky, going in a downward spiral. God forbid!
Letting go of a relationship does not mean you are letting go of love, or that you don’t love someone anymore. Ending a relationship by Letting go doesn’t mean we will (or should) stop caring about a person, and it doesn’t mean we should be unkind, gossip about them, be overcome with anger, bitterness and unforgiveness, or never talk to a person again. This is also not to say that we should not maintain healthy and value building friendships and non romantic relationships with non Christians – Absolutely not. How else would we draw others in our sphere of influence to God? So yes, relationships are great and can bring about a lot of good, but our prayer is that we will always influence others for Christ, not the other way around. May our lives always be a living witness for Christ. May God continually minister His truths to each one of us, so we may know how to wisely deal with each situation we encounter, always seeking God’s Approval, Pleasing God & Putting God First, always Honoring & Glorifying God, and always Trusting God’s Plan for our lives. Amen.
Please scroll down for Bible Verses about Letting go of Bad Relationships, Letting go of bad friends (i.e. bad influences), Ending Relationships.
Encouraging Bible Verses about Letting go of a Relationship, Letting go of Relationships, Letting go of Past Relationships
Psalm 147:3, ESV He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
Psalm 27:14, NASB Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD.
Psalm 73:26, ESV My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
Letting go of Bad Relationships ~ Ending Relationships
Letting go of Romantic Relationships with Non Christians
2 Corinthians 6:14, ESV Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?
If you are not married yet, please, please, please, do not marry an unbeliever. Please.
If you are already married to an unbeliever, that’s a different story altogether – Please, pray for their salvation and be an example and a shining light in all you do, by God’s grace. Don’t give up on praying and in believing, and ask God to help you to be patient, loving, kind, gentle and forgiving, to always be an ambassador for Him, and to know how to handle every situation you may encounter in your marriage (as with all marriages). Amen. Related: Should I leave my unbelieving husband, wife?
Bible Verses about Witnessing, Bible Verses about Being an Ambassador
Letting go of Bad Influences – Instead, Influence others for Christ!
1 Corinthians 15:33, ESV Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.”
Proverbs 4:14-17, ESV Do not enter the path of the wicked, and do not walk in the way of the evil. Avoid it; do not go on it; turn away from it and pass on. For they cannot sleep unless they have done wrong; they are robbed of sleep unless they have made someone stumble. For they eat the bread of wickedness and drink the wine of violence.
Proverbs 22:24-25, MSG Don’t hang out with angry people; don’t keep company with hotheads. Bad temper is contagious – don’t get infected.
Proverbs 13:20, MSG Become wise by walking with the wise; hang out with fools and watch your life fall to pieces.
2 Peter 3:17, ESV Therefore, dear friends, since you have been forewarned, be on your guard so that you may not be carried away by the error of the lawless and fall from your secure position.
Bible Verses about Friendship, Good Friends, Bad Friends, Christian Friends
Matthew 5:16, ESV In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.
1 Peter 3:15, NIV …in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.
Run away from temptation and bad influences – Flee!
1 Corinthians 6:18, ESV Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.
1 Corinthians 10:14, ESV Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry.
1 Timothy 6:10-11, ESV For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs. But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.
Bible Verses about Clean Heart & Hands, Having a Clean Heart
Ask God for Wisdom in all you do
James 1:5 ESV If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.
Matthew 10:16, ESV Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.
Bible Verses about Wisdom
Overcome evil with good
Romans 12:21, ESV Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Do everything in Love
1 Corinthians 16:14, NIV Do everything in love.
Let the beauty of Jesus be seen in me (and you :D)
2 Corinthians 5:17, ESV Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
Ephesians 4:31-32, ESV Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
James 4:7, ESV Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Proverbs 3:5-6, ESV Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
Final Thoughts & Prayers
1 Peter 5:10, NLT In his kindness God called you to share in his eternal glory by means of Christ Jesus. So after you have suffered a little while, he will restore, support, and strengthen you, and he will place you on a firm foundation.
Philippians 2:15, MSG Go out into the world uncorrupted, a breath of fresh air in this squalid and polluted society. Provide people with a glimpse of good living and of the living God.
Romans 15:13, ESV May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. (Amen.)
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Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com
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