Tim. 2:26 And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.
2 Cor. 2:11 Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.
The Snare of Offense
Prov. 18:19 A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.
Luke 17:1 It is impossible but that offences will come:
Matt. 5: 29 And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell. 30 And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.
Build A Fence Against Offense
Phil 1: !0 That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ.
Psalms 139: 23 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: 24 And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
Prov. 4 : 23 Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
Heb. 12: 14 Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord: 15 Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;
Mark 11: 25 And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.
Colo 3: 12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, 13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also 15 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.o do ye. 14 And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness. ;