Flee = run away from a place or situation of danger; run away from someone or something; escape; pass swiftly away; fly; abscond; get away; shun

Joshua 8:5-7 I and all those with me will advance on the city, and when the men come out against us, as they did before, we will flee from them. They will pursue us until we have lured them away from the city, for they will say, ‘They are running away from us as they did before.’ So when we flee from them, you are to rise up from ambush and take the city. The Lord your God will give it into your hand.

Psalm 68:1  May God arise, may his enemies be scattered; may his foes flee before him.

Psalm 139:7  Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence?

Isaiah 35:9b-10 9b  But only the redeemed will walk there,

10     and those the Lord has rescued will return.

They will enter Zion with singing;

everlasting joy will crown their heads.

Gladness and joy will overtake them,

and sorrow and sighing will flee away. 

Jonah 4:2  He prayed to the Lord, “Isn’t this what I said, Lord, when I was still at home? That is what I tried to forestall by fleeing to Tarshish. I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love, a God who relents from sending calamity.

Luke 21:21 Then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains, let those in the city get out, and let those in the country not enter the city.

1 Corinthians 6:18 Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a person commits are outside the body, but whoever sins sexually, sins against their own body.

1 Corinthians 10:13-15 13 No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.  14 Therefore, my dear friends, flee from idolatry. 15 I speak to sensible people; judge for yourselves what I say.

1 Timothy 6:11 But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.

2 Timothy 2:22 Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

James 4:7 Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

O Lord, You instruct us to FLEE!  And tell us How, Why, Where and from What.  Or what must flee FROM US–because You are in us, O Lord.  Thank You, Father, for your powerful  Word:

God will give it into your hand

His foes flee before him

Can I flee from your presence?

Sorrow and sighing will flee away

Jonah tried to flee –remember the whale God sent?

Flee from idolatry; judge for yourselves what I say

Flee from all this

Praise Your Holy Name!  Your Word tells us the reward for fleeing all this–resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Thank You, God, for You are:

Gracious and compassionate

Slow to anger

Abounding in love


Thank You that You, O Lord, will not let us be tempted beyond what we can bear.

In Jesus Name.  Amen