Bible Verse for Abuse Victims
We might be informed that the abuse results from our unwillingness to submit or sinfulness, that we wouldn’t suffer if our faith were more robust, or that we will be compensated for our suffering in this life in the afterlife.
I have heard of women who were advised to keep on enduring their abusive marriages to please God. Some were informed that it is better and preferable to die in the hands of an abusive husband to get divorced and have child custody.
These Bible verses will explore the perspective, advice, comfort, teaching, and lesson for abusive victims from God.
Psalm 10:14 – God will rescue you from abuse
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)
In our journey with God, we should know that suffering and pains may arise to distract us from achieving our desired goal. These might come in the area of financial instability, pains of sickness, or death of loved ones. But with all these, the scripture urges us never to worry ourselves because God sees all of it and will deliver us all from the affliction.
Isaiah 54:14 – Tyranny will be far from you
In righteousness you will be established: Tyranny will be far from you; you will have nothing to fear. Terror will be far removed; it will not come near you.
Isaiah 54:14 (NIV)
This verse explains the gain of a righteous person, and the scripture also tells us that God always directs the footstep of an honest man.
As believers who want to be free from abuse, righteousness is the number one key to overcoming abuse. This is when God will show forth himself because you are of him.
John 14:27 – The Lord will give you peace
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
John 14:27 (NIV)
What christ left for us believers was peace in him. When men dwell in God’s peace, no abuse can come near them. Many face abuse today because they depend on the vacation friends and family offer.
We should not let our hearts be troubled because christ is our mediator; in him, there’s hope that whatever our challenge today will be a testimony for us tomorrow.
1 John 4:18 – God will lead you to be in a fearless relationship
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
1 John 4:18 (NIV)
Many are afraid to love because of several waves of abuse they have received in loving and caring for others, even in relationships and in caring for others. ( giving aims to people).
This verse encourages us never to cease loving and to care for them; God sees our hearts and is the only one (God) that will reward us all in our different deeds to others; all we need do is to continue loving them.
Psalm 77:19 – The Lord will protect you from harm
Your path led through the sea, your way through the mighty waters, though your footprints were not seen.
Psalm 77:19 (NIV)
This verse explains how mighty and great our God is. He can make all the impossible of man to become possible. God sees all the pains and abuses we face every day in our lives; God sees; it might look as if He is not doing anything about it, but we should be assured via this verse that God is doing great things to those who face abuse are looking up to him.
Hebrews 10:23 – God will not fail in his promise of your protection
Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.
Hebrews 10:23 (NIV)
God can do everything and deliver us from abuse and victimizing us. We are expected to hold our faith strong and let nothing wave our belief in him because if he has promised, he will never fail. He is always faithful in his promise. We should trust and believe in him.
Hebrews 10:39 – Do not shrink but have faith
But we do not belong to those who shrink back and are destroyed, but to those who have faith and are saved.
Hebrews 10:39 (NIV)
As believers, something must differentiate us from the ” faith ” unbelievers. Faith is something a believer hasn’t seen, yet they believe in it.
According to this scripture, we shouldn’t believe like those who, when faced with the abuse, become scared and start complaining; instead, we must demonstrate our faith in the time of the abuse.
Romans 5:3-5 – God will give you the spirit of perseverance amid abuse
Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
Romans 5:3-5 (NIV)
Sometimes the suffering we face doesn’t come to destroy us but comes to strengthen our faith in God’s word, and when we have faith, no abuse can ruin us because our faith and hope are in the name of the Lord.
Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 – Companionship is good
Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.
Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 (NIV)
This passage encourages Christians to get involved in counseling. Many people have passed away in silence due to overanalyzing their issues. We should seek counsel from our pastors or elders when we experience difficulties or mistreatment because doing so will lessen our load.
We are also supposed to always pray to God when we experience abuse. Jesus is our issue solver, and we should always entrust anything we confront to his hands for a better solution because we can never always handle our problems alone.
Psalm 9:9 – The Lord will be your stronghold
The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.
Psalm 9:9 (ESV)
Only God can deliver us; we have no strength of our own Jesus advised us to take up his joke because his joke is easy and his burden is light. We can take his yoke by having faith and believing, doing the work he sent us on earth.
He is a strong tower anyone afflicted who runs to him always has deliverance and freedom from all oppressions and abuse of the enemy.
Bible Verses for Healing from Abuse
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 (ESV)
God has always heard the cry of his children; even those afflicted with different pains or abuse, God still hears them. Amidst abuse or difficulties, we should rest assured that when we call on him, he will strengthen and deliver us.
God is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Whatever miracles he did scripturally, he can still do it now to those who call upon him, so we believers facing abuse or whatever to always call on him for help.
The LORD is my shephtherd; I shall not want.
Psalms 23:1 (ESV)
The Lord is our shepherd. He is the only one who can lead us to green pastures. Taking an example from the shepherd and a sheep, a shepherd will always take the sheep to a green and will not what any harm to come near the sheep. This God god is with us.
He protects us from all damage. We have to follow his lead at all times. Because everyone fails to follow God’s command to love others in a self-sacrificial manner, everyone is at least partially guilty of abuse. Real love only exists in people who have accepted Jesus as their savior because only the love of Jesus in us can genuinely love others.
The LORD is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves such as have a contrite spirit.
Psalms 34:18 (NKJV)
Many believe in God because they are afflicted and heartbroken. This should be so; we need to look to God in good and bad times and not only when we need help from help.
David has seen how gracious and merciful God is, and God has delivered him from several snares of the evil one; he has the boldness of telling us tGod God is near to the heartbroken.
Even though we are believers, we are bound to face some trials and temptations at some point in our lives, but the psalmist has encouraged us never to be dismayed becaGod God is near to us, and he will ease our pains.
Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute.
Psalm 82:3 (ESV)
Many suffer because they have no one to look up to; this can be an enormous challenge that will make many steps on their toes, knowing no one will stand up for them.
As believers, we must show an excellent example by standing up for the weak, fatherless, or those abused in different areas of their lives. This is part of the call of Christians to stand and defend what is right.
He sent His word and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.
Psalms 107:20 (KJV)
Believers should understand that no amount of promises made by man can deliver us, even most times, those who promised us different things end up failing and disappointing us. We should always look and depend on God God, who never disappoints.
This verse also makes us understand that healing and comfort only come to God and not man, most time, it is human that makes us see the pains and abuse; vai this verse, god word is capable of healing and delivering them.
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:6-7 (NKJV)
No amount of anxiety can improve our life or fix any problems; on the contrary, it only adds stress and unfavorable ideas. Therefore, we must always pray to God when we suffer maltreatment.
This verse demonstrates the significance of prayers to a man; people subject to abuse of any form should always present their issues to God in the place of prayers.
Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.
James 4:7 (KJV)
Most issues and abuse men experience in life result from their incomplete submission; this always occurs when the things of this world entice us.
Miracles take place when we submit to God and give ourselves to Him. Satan has no more power over us when we give our lives to God; God God will handle any difficulties we may encounter.
Abuse-related scars can only be healed by Jesus (Psalm 147:3). Sadly, there are a lot of sad people waiting for the abuser to fix the problems he created.
Jesus is the one who brings peace to those who are suffering, even though it is good for the abuser to accept responsibility and make restitution to those he wronged.