13 Important Bible Verses For Healing From Abuse

Bible Verses For Healing From Abuse

Violent and aggressive actions have no justifications. Most violent people claim that the devil made them do it. We must beware of such people.

Ask for assistance from them and receive their protection. It is never their fault or justified if someone is brutally, psychologically, sexually, or intellectually assaulted.

Biblical submission does not entail accepting any maltreatment. God is our ultimate savior.

Bible Verses for Healing from Abuse

The Bible contains many verses that offer comfort, hope, and healing for those who have experienced abuse.

These verses provide strength and encouragement as individuals work towards recovery and healing.

Some examples of Bible verses that may be particularly helpful for those who have experienced abuse include

1. Psalm 10:14 – God Sees The Trouble Of The Afflicted

But you, God, see the trouble of the afflicted; you consider their grief and take it in hand. The victims commit themselves to you; you are the helper of the fatherless.

Psalm 10:14(NIV)

Psalm 10_14

This verse reminds us that God sees and understands the suffering of those who have experienced abuse.

God is not indifferent to our pain but instead takes it upon himself and takes action to bring healing and deliverance.

The verse also speaks to the need for those abused to turn to God for help and to trust in his ability to provide the support and guidance they need.

2. Isaiah 40:29-31- Those Who Wait On The Lord Shall Renew Their Strength

He gives power to the weak, and to those who have no might He increases strength…Those who wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.

Isaiah 40:29-31(NIV)

Isaiah 40_29-31

In the face of abuse, it can be easy to feel alone and helpless. But this verse reminds us that God is present and actively working to bring healing and hope to those who are hurting.

It offers hope and encouragement to those struggling to overcome the trauma and pain of abuse and reminds us that we are not alone in our struggles.

3. Isaiah 53:5 – By His Stripes, We Are Healed.

But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed.

Isaiah 53:5(NIV)

Isaiah 53_5

Jesus was risen from the grave by the power of this divine life in us. Our spirits received the spirit of God, and our bodies received immunity to illness and disease.

Therefore, it follows that no disease can exist in the presence of the divine life that resides inside us. Even in times of abuse, God will save and heal us.

4. Isaiah 54:14,15 – You Shall Be Established In Righteousness

In righteousness you shall be established; you shall be far from oppression, for you shall not fear; and from terror, for it shall not come near you. Indeed they shall surely assemble, but not because of Me. Whoever assembles against you shall fall for your sake.

Isaiah 54:14, 15(NIV)

Isaiah 54_14, 15

According to this verse, God has promised that we will be far from oppression which is also abuse; we will not give in to fear or anxiety because we trust God to stand by us.

Every evil gathering will be scattered because the Lord is amongst us, his righteousness will be upon us, and our enemies will fall. These promises are our Stronghold.

5. Isaiah 61:3 – God Will Grant Us Beauty For Ashes

…To give them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness…

Isaiah 61:3(NIV)

Isaiah 61_3

Our wounds are ashes. These are the times in our lives when we are most prone to feeling hopeless. Things that are so challenging that it is challenging to see a solution.

These include cancer, sadness, and death. From the beginning, God’s redemptive power is represented by beauty for ashes. Many hardships arise and pass away in his tale for all of humanity, and the dust returns to dust.

But in all, God will give us the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness.

The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed in times of trouble.

6. Psalm 9:9(NIV)

Psalm 9_9

God is a stronghold for the oppressed; This means that people who are being abused should hold on to God for strength and grace; they must trust him to deliver and save them.

Even when faced with difficulties or in times of trouble, God is a ready stronghold who never goes weak or disappoints.

7. Psalm 10:17-18 – The Lord Will Strengthen The Oppressed

O Lord, you hear the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen their heart; you will incline your ear to do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed, so that man who is of the earth may strike terror no more.

Psalm 10:17-18(NIV)

Psalm 10_17-18

God cherishes granting fatherless equality. God loves providing justice for the abused.

And God takes great pleasure in exerting his authority on behalf of the oppressed, the fatherless, and the afflicted. All praise is due to his name.

God grants us the ability to reflect on his qualities. Please help us not to ignore the suffering, the fatherless, and the oppressed.

8. Psalms 34:18 – God Saves A Broken Heart And A Contrite Spirit

The LORD is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves such as have a contrite spirit.

Psalms 34:18(NIV)

Psalms 34_18

God loves us too much to let us slack off when we’re not in his presence. Although it is hard to avoid him, it is more than possible to act as though he is not there.

One must scream to the waiting God to be saved from either hell or trial.

The surrender that results from giving up being one’s God and relying on one’s strength is the reason why the impoverished in spirit are the ones who belong in the Kingdom of Heaven.

Don’t wait for disaster to arise. Give up and go with him.

9. Psalm 82:3 -God Gives Justice To The Weak And Fatherless

Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute.

Psalm 82:3(NIV)

Psalm 82_3

Words can be helpful. However, the biblical call is not to give advice and stop when you see someone in need, who has been mistreated, cruelly, or in any other way.

It is to pay attention to the wrongs and then take action to correct them.

10. Psalms 107:20 – The Lord Will Heal The Oppressed From Their Destruction

He sent His word and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.

Psalms 107:20(NIV)

Psalms 107_20

God’s word is a super remedy for a broken heart in times of worry, anxiety, and abuse. You must open your heart for God’s word to penetrate profoundly and understand.

Abuse can lead to the destruction of physical flesh, properties, mental health, and otherwise, but God has offered healing during this situation; you must trust him at all times.

11. Psalms 127:1 – The Lord Is A Perfect Watchman

Unless the LORD builds the house, they labor in vain who build it; unless the LORD guards the city, the watchman stays awake in vain.

Psalms 127:1(NIV)

The watchman’s warning or the minister’s message will be ineffective without the Lord keeping the home, the family, the city, or the church.

Without the Lord, Himself in charge, neither diligence nor alertness will be of use. How blessed the home, the family, the country, and the people are when God is the Head of the Home and Jesus is the Lord of the Life.

12. Psalms 145:14 – The Lord Upholds Those Who Fall

The LORD upholds all who fall, and raises up all who are bowed down.

Psalms 145:14(NIV)

As followers of Jesus Christ, we gratefully accept God’s hand of help, His simple favor, and His Presence among us.

Remembering that He is with us, supporting us, and even carrying us along is comforting.

Even when we fall, God is with us and promises to raise the oppressed and downtrodden.

13. Psalms 147:3 – God will heal your wound

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Psalms 147:3(NIV)

We frequently must resort to the consoling words of Scripture when life’s challenges or hardships arise.

We must seize a promise and cling to it, knowing that we have a loving and dependable God who has promised to walk alongside us through all the ups and downs of life.

He has promised to be enough for us in any circumstance.

Conclusion

It is crucial to remember that recovery from abuse is a process and that it could take some time to get over the hurt and suffering caused.

During this period, it may be beneficial to have assistance from dependable friends, family members, or a licensed therapist.

It’s also crucial to remember that God is with us and can give us the courage and solace we require to recover.

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