What does the Bible say about Dealing with Difficult People?
Dear Friends, please join us as we explore 16 Inspirational, Motivational, Uplifting, Encouraging & Helpful Bible Verses & Scripture Quotes about and for Dealing with Difficult People, Difficult Family, Difficult Parents, Difficult Boss or Difficult Co-workers. I pray these encouraging scriptures are a blessing to you and yours.
Dealing With Difficult People: 16 Bible Verses & Prayers
2 Timothy 2:24, NLT A servant of the Lord must not quarrel but must be kind to everyone, be able to teach, and be patient with difficult people.
James 1:5, NLT If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking. (Remember, Wisdom comes from God!)
Romans 12:3, ESV For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.
Philippians 2:3-4, NIV Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.
Proverbs 12:16, NIV Fools show their annoyance at once, but the prudent overlook an insult.
Proverbs 20:3, NIV It is to one’s honor to avoid strife, but every fool is quick to quarrel.
Philippians 4:5, NASB Let your gentle spirit be known to all men. The Lord is near.
Philippians 4:2-3, NIV Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.
1 Peter 3:9, NIV Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.
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Galatians 5:14, NLT For the whole law can be summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” What is love according to the Bible?
Proverbs 17:22, ESV A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
Dear Friends, we must continually make a conscious effort to keep Jesus at the center of our hearts, continually relying on the power of the Holy Spirit to help us become who He wants us to be.
John 15:4, NLT Remain in me, and I will remain in you. For a branch cannot produce fruit if it is severed from the vine, and you cannot be fruitful unless you remain in me.
When we choose to make it all about Jesus, it becomes so much easier to deal with difficult people wisely and calmly, with God’s help. Related: Leave Jesus out of it?
Romans 15:5-6, NIV May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Ephesians 3:20-21, NKJV Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.
Romans 15:33, ESV May the God of peace be with you all. Amen.
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