The Lord takes up our cause against those who do evil to us

And David, hearing that Nabal was dead, said, May the Lord be praised, who has taken up my cause against Nabal for the shame which he put on me, and has kept back his servant from evil, and has sent on Nabal’s head the reward of his evil-doing. And David sent word to Abigail, desiring to take her as his wife.
1 Samuel 25:39

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Do not make agreements with the enemy

Then about a month after this, Nahash the Ammonite came up and put his forces in position for attacking Jabesh-gilead: and all the men of Jabesh said to Nahash, Make an agreement with us and we will be your servants. And Nahash the Ammonite said to them, I will make an agreement with you on this condition, that all your right eyes are put out; so that I may make it a cause of shame to all Israel.
1 Samuel 11:1-2

And at their words, the spirit of God came on Saul with power, and he became very angry.
1 Samuel 11:6

Saints that make compromises with the world are blind in one eye, unfit to fight the enemy.

The presence of God is with us, when we humble ourselves before him.

But this is what we will do to Gibeah: we will go up against it by the decision of the Lord;
Judges 20:9

Then all the children of Israel, and all the people, went up to Beth-el, weeping and waiting there before the Lord, going without food all day till evening, and offering burned offerings and peace-offerings before the Lord.
Judges 20:26

By the Spirit Of The Lord, he defeated his enemies

And when he came to Lehi, the Philistines came out, meeting him with loud cries; then the spirit of the Lord came rushing on him, and the cords on his arms became like grass which has been burned with fire, and the bands came falling off his hands.
Judges 15:14

And taking up the mouth-bone of an ass newly dead, which he saw by chance on the earth, he put to death a thousand men with it.
Judges 15:15