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Bible Verses on Warfare
War is an unfortunate and tragic part of our existence, and sometimes it's even fought over religion. Rest assured, Jesus never intended any bloodshed over his teachings and gift of salvation. But why does it happen?
It's just a fact that we live in a sinful world. Because of this sin, many bad things happen. We cannot stop it ourselves, but we can always stay strong when these things happen. Many of us know loved ones who have died because of warfare and it is a horrible thing to endure - Christian or not.
But being a Christian helps us through these times of trouble. Praying to God for guidance and comfort can really make a difference whenever we had to deal with terribly serious things. We can also pray that peace is brought to the world. It may never happen because of human nature, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't stop praying for it.
If you want to read what the Bible says about warfare, read the Bible verses on warfare below. Hopefully they will enlighten you and help you deal with the tragic things that happen in the world.
For the LORD your God is he that goes with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.
1 Chronicles 5:20
And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them: for they cried to God in the battle, and he was entreated of them; because they put their trust in him.
Yes, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for you are with me; your rod and your staff they comfort me.
The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.
Every man shall kiss his lips that gives a right answer.
A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace.
Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.
For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and there shall be famines and troubles: these are the beginnings of sorrows.
These things I have spoken to you, that in me you might have peace. In the world you shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
2 Corinthians 10:2
But I beseech you, that I may not be bold when I am present with that confidence, with which I think to be bold against some, which think of us as if we walked according to the flesh.
Finally, my brothers, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
1 Peter 5:8
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour: