Bible Question: What does the bible say about suing someone. And where, what scriptures?

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The guidelines are different if the aught is against another fellow Christian, compared to being against someone in the world. We have listed scriptures about both situations below. Jesus spoke to the issue of Christians being sued by the worldly in Matthew. (Mat 5:40) And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloak also. This refers to a Christians responsibility in his dealings with the world.Christians are to be law-abiding, whether they consider the laws just or unjust. The Apostle Paul speaks of Christians suing fellow Christians. He warns against suing a brother in a court of law. Instead he suggests that we settle it by judgement of the church or else we endure the injustice. I Corinthians 6:1-7 addresses this issue. (1Cor. 6:1) Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints? The unjust refers to earthly courts, those who have not been justified by the blood of Christ. (1Co 6:2) ... more
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