Bullying – A Scriptural Perspective

Bullying is an ever present issue in society, but what is God’s say? What soul-utions can we conclude for His glory?

Bully Articleees

Bullying is the act of inappropriately harassing, threatening, teasing, berating, causing, physical harm, telling lies on, intimidating and embarrassing someone on a regular basis unprovoked.

These issues have persisted for as long as there has been a sky above our heads and some would venture to call it a normal apart of “growing up,” (which will never be true) how can this be when it’s been proven that the scars of being harassed can last a life time? Americans have many false narratives they cling to and “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me” is one of them. The Bible says life and death are in the power of the tongue – Proverbs 18:21.  Words carry meaning and power, so much power that you can be motivated or berated by how they are spoken to you. All of us can relate to having a rough tongue slice through us and the agony it left behind – the power of them is distinct.

Harmful words go into the soul and can leave a reverberating echo in the mind, causing disarray in emotions on just one occasion, let alone verbal assaults everyday. Due to the developmental nature of youth, an assault on their being in any form, paves the way for how they will interact with others in their future. This in turn generally lowers confidence and how far a person’s endeavors to go in life.

None who propagate such hurtful words will get away with it. All will give an account of idle words spoken, including those meant to hurt – Matthew 12:6. This means for those who bully or harass others, there are consequences. Those who harass others will reap what they sow and have their actions and deeds returned upon them – Galations 6:7. Among the greatest commandments is to love your neighbor as yourself and when the total opposite is done, there are debts to be paid including retribution from The Creator from how bullying has affected anothers’ life – Exodus 20:3-17.

The way the incidents are handled is worse. Many school staff don’t want to deal with this situation. It is usually shrugged off and treated as a nuisance when the child goes for help. This explains why incidents escalate to the point where victims believe they’ve no choice but to protect themselves.  In turn, parental conflict arises from anger about what’s happening to their children and nothing being done about it.

Most often when something disastrous happens from all the build up, schools want no part in the consequences of their inaction.

Recently,  a young girl in Texas perspired from blunt force head trauma when a group of classmates (they regularly assaulted her) were kicking her in the head. The school in which this happened was all too happy when the coroners tried to blame it on a brain tumor. However, the school should be held responsible on the strength that such an attack happened on their school grounds and ashamed for not doing anything when it was brought to their attention by the victim’s parents manifold times before.

Consequences of school staff not intervening after being aware of the situation cause the victim of bullying to become depressed, lash out and contemplate suicide to escape the torment. More so, when the offending party sees nothing is being done about their actions, their activities of picking with the student will get worse and escalate until it reaches a horrendous outcome. If it is not already, the bullying may become physical and someone will get hurt.

Other reasons for concern are the education of the students. Parents on average pay for their children to be in school and if they can’t learn because they are being traumatized or distracted when someone is picking with them, their investment is for nothing and children may be compelled to avoid school. This can happen in any institution, from public to private and charter school.

Mankind in general is becoming more evil with each generation and bullying is not something to take a chance on. This can also be found in Matthew 24:12.  Social media is another frontier on which bullying occurs and needs to be monitored by parents and guardians. It’s important to watch children’s behavior and cultivate that relationship where they feel comfortable and impelled to tell you about what’s happening to them. It’s important to pray together and invite God into the equation.

The bullying pandemic is a direct result of prayer being taken out of schools and an affront on the Creator as He loves us and is the embodiment of mercy  and justice.  We were created to have a relationship with the Creator, and when He is rejected there is nothing but emptiness. Those who concoct these “policies” are at enmity with The Most High. They not only leave the children without contact with their Creator, but destroy a layer of spiritual protection, leaving the door wide open for demonic influence to walk through. All in favor of unGodlessness…

In short, bullying is emotionally and physically taxing for the victim and the guardian who cares for them. Those who are victims of this are encouraged from The Creator Himself as 2nd Thessalonians 3:3 says God is faithful and will deliver you from evil. He cares. The bully, may seem to be getting away with it, but The Most High says in 2nd Peter 3:9 that He is not slow in His promises, but does not want anyone to perish. The Creator is giving the person causing pain a chance to repent as they may be affected by something that causes them to act int that way. This does not mean they will get away with it, and in no way condones bullying, it testifies of the Creator’s mercy in Yeshua name.

If a school refuses to do anything about the situation and attempts to brush the incidents aside there are other options including home schooling where the child can learn from home with quality lessons they can access from a portal login. Many are free of cost.

If you or anyone you know of is being bullied you are urged to pray and seek help. Resources include the  bullying hotline at 540-843-1700. If you or anyone you know is considering suicide you may call the suicide prevention hotline at 1-800-273-8255. God cares for you and anyone being bullied. It is not His will that you or anyone consider harming yourself. Mankind is encouraged to cry out to The Creator in Yeshua name for He cares for us – 1 Peter 5:6-7.

The Creator has given us the precious gift of salvation so that those who believe in Him will not perish. We must pray to Him in Yeshua name and ask for forgiveness of sins so that we can live according to His will. God wants us to be free in life from sorrow and we must walk with Him ensure peace of mind and to hep others.






The Holy Spirit


Yeshua, known as the sacrifice for sins, said he would leave us with a comforter. Who is this comforter and how does he communicate with us?
The comforter spoken of in the Bible is what has been promised to teach us all things and will bring into memory all things which Yeshua has spoken – John 14:26.
This pertains to the Holy Spirit as a guide and can be referenced as a moral compass concerning The Creator’s law. When we read God’s word, The Holy Spirit will remind and bring back to your memory scriptures and wisdom that pertain to certain situations for guidance. One example would be the encouragement of Philippians 4:13 coming to mind when you’re fighting against odds.
Getting to Know and Understand The Holy Spirit.
The Holy Spirit is a guide who works under the will of The Creator. He often manifests as what some call a “gut feeling”or unexplained sense or supernatural insight into situations. Others might call it intuition or a spirit sense. A small voice is often heard within a person that gives them advice and warnings. This voice is often overlooked and many attest to the disastrous effects of ignoring this intuitus helper often citing, “Something told me…” Not every voice is of The Creator and it is important to pray to Him in Yeshua for further insight.

The Holy Spirit, also cited as The Holy Ghost, is a source of direction for believers and a gift from The Creator if you ask for it. If evil people give gifts unto their own children, how much more will The Most High give to you? – Luke 11:13. This means The Creator will not with hold The Holy Spirit from you if you ask. It also hints that there are few greater gifts than those of the spirit which are ever lasting and freely given of The Creator.

The spirit will also teach each of the believers what they should say and when – Luke 12:12. This spirit will not only remind you of The Creator’s word, but will guide your thoughts and actions as well as speech. This is important as God pays attention to the words that we say, whether good or evil – Matthew 12:36.

The Holy Spirit is granted to those who ask, but under the condition of obedience – Acts 5:32. Obeying The Creator is how we are able to keep communion with The Holy Spirit as ignoring that nudging voice of God can weaken your relationship with Him.
Concerning attributes, The Holy Spirit can also be grieved. After the Holy Spirit has been granted unto you as a follower of The Creator through Yeshua, certain things can be done which grieve him – Ephesians 4:30. Grieving the Holy Spirit as with The Creator includes, rebelling against His word, abusing others, being dishonest, sloth, smoking cigarettes, taking drugs for a constant high, theft, etc. Such behaviors and more can cause The Holy Spirit to dwindle in one’s life and cause rifts in their relationship with The Creator.

The Holy Spirit encourages and gives wisdom and advice. Many scriptures can be found throughout the Bible and the new testament pertaining. The next time you hear that small voice on the inside, confirm it with the Creator and pray as He will lead you into all truth and righteousness through His word.

The Holy Spirit is but one way The Creator communicates with us. Other means include the Bible, circumstances, visions, dreams, good messengers and nature. Listen for what the The Most High may be telling you personally and never forget true repentance. Admitting that you are a sinner and asking the Most High for forgiveness through Yeshua is the primary step to your walk with God as a new believer and one who has walked with The Most High for years. We must ask for forgiveness with intent to stop sinning so we do not grieve God’s spirit and cause His presence to diminish in our lives and bring punishment. Life is short and we must try our best to work for The Most High ad not cut ourselves off from Him and end in eternal separation from Him.

Seek The Most High and commune with His spirit, you will get better at discerning His voice through prayer, fasting and reading the word as this will increase obedience when followed through on the believer’s part. Be blessed that as you seek the Lord, His presence will increase in your life in Yeshua name.

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