Luke 10:19 Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.
It is impossible to live in this earth and avoid offenses that cause emotional pain. A true Christian knows how to process the hurt and pain in a Biblical way. Jesus said we would be exposed to and experience offenses Luke 17:1. Offences are anything that outrages the senses Luke 17:1 and that ignite the emotions 2 Corinthians 11:29. Offenses we take are also stumbling blocks. They are deliberately used by satan to stop us in our destiny. They waste time and stop us from being productive and useful. They can sever divinely joined relationships. The pain they cause is real and in seeking relief there are certain things that are unbiblical and do not work. Remedies for hurt or pain that do not work:
- IGNORING IT Matthew 18:15; Luke 17:3, 4.
- RUNNING FROM IT Psalm 55:6, 8.
- HIDING IT Leviticus 19:17-19.
- RESENTING IT Leviticus 19:17-19.
- WORRYING ABOUT IT Psalm 37:8.
- COVERING IT UP James 5:16.
Jesus said He would give us power over all the power of the enemy and nothing shall by any means hurt us or harm us Luke 10:19. There are Biblical remedies for every hurt or pain we may have experienced and a Biblical way to process our emotional pain and find relief. The authority we have in Christ is over ALL the power and ability of the enemy. In the Name of Jesus (Philippians 2:9, 10), by the power in the Word of God (Heb. 4:12), and with the anointing and comfort of the Holy Spirit (Isaiah 61:1-3) we can find relief for emotional pain. We can also by God working in us both to will and to do of His good pleasure (Philippians 2:13) come to a point of forgiveness where we release those who offended Ephesians 4:31, 31 and or in emotional honesty and loving communication go to them and get it reconciled Matthew 18:15-18.