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Hindrances

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Romans 14:13

Therefore let us not judge one another anymore, but rather determine this--not to put an obstacle or a stumbling block in a brother's way.

Isaiah 57:14

And it will be said, "Build up, build up, prepare the way, Remove every obstacle out of the way of My people."

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Jeremiah 6:21

Therefore, thus says the LORD, "Behold, I am laying stumbling blocks before this people And they will stumble against them, Fathers and sons together; Neighbor and friend will perish."

Micah 2:13

"The breaker goes up before them; They break out, pass through the gate and go out by it. So their king goes on before them, And the LORD at their head."

1 Corinthians 8:12

And so, by sinning against the brethren and wounding their conscience when it is weak, you sin against Christ.

Psalm 37:29

The righteous will inherit the land And dwell in it forever.

Zechariah 4:7

'What are you, O great mountain? Before Zerubbabel you will become a plain; and he will bring forth the top stone with shouts of "Grace, grace to it!"'"

Acts 8:36

As they went along the road they came to some water; and the eunuch said, "Look! Water! What prevents me from being baptized?"

James 1:6

But he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind.

Ephesians 6:13

Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.

Matthew 7:3

"Why do you look at the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?

Luke 9:3

And He said to them, "Take nothing for your journey, neither a staff, nor a bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not even have two tunics apiece.

Romans 16:18

For such men are slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own appetites; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.

2 Thessalonians 2:6

And you know what restrains him now, so that in his time he will be revealed.

Matthew 7:1

"Do not judge so that you will not be judged.

1 Corinthians 9:12

If others share the right over you, do we not more? Nevertheless, we did not use this right, but we endure all things so that we will cause no hindrance to the gospel of Christ.

Mark 11:23

"Truly I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, 'Be taken up and cast into the sea,' and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says is going to happen, it will be granted him.

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Hindrances » Opposers » Examples of

Zechariah 3:1

Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to accuse him.

2 Timothy 3:8

Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so these men also oppose the truth, men of depraved mind, rejected in regard to the faith.

Nehemiah 4:8

All of them conspired together to come and fight against Jerusalem and to cause a disturbance in it.

Acts 13:8

But Elymas the magician (for so his name is translated) was opposing them, seeking to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

Hindrances » Faith tested » Other examples of

Hebrews 11:8

By faith Abraham, when he was called, obeyed by going out to a place which he was to receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he was going.

Matthew 9:28

When He entered the house, the blind men came up to Him, and Jesus said to them, "Do you believe that I am able to do this?" They said to Him, "Yes, Lord."

More verses: Mark 7:27 Hebrews 11:36

Hindrances » Opposers » Seek to silence the prophets and religious leaders

Isaiah 30:10

Who say to the seers, "You must not see visions"; And to the prophets, "You must not prophesy to us what is right, Speak to us pleasant words, Prophesy illusions.

Jeremiah 11:21

Therefore thus says the LORD concerning the men of Anathoth, who seek your life, saying, "Do not prophesy in the name of the LORD, so that you will not die at our hand";

Amos 2:12

"But you made the Nazirites drink wine, And you commanded the prophets saying, 'You shall not prophesy!'

Amos 7:13

"But no longer prophesy at Bethel, for it is a sanctuary of the king and a royal residence."

Micah 2:6

'Do not speak out,' so they speak out But if they do not speak out concerning these things, Reproaches will not be turned back.

Hindrances » Obstacles that test the faith of believers » Lack of sympathy on the part of the church

Matthew 15:23

But He did not answer her a word. And His disciples came and implored Him, saying, "Send her away, because she keeps shouting at us."

Hindrances » Test believers » Lack of sympathy on the part of the church

Matthew 15:23

But He did not answer her a word. And His disciples came and implored Him, saying, "Send her away, because she keeps shouting at us."

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » The attempt to use the equipment of saul delayed david

1 Samuel 17:39

David girded his sword over his armor and tried to walk, for he had not tested them. So David said to Saul, "I cannot go with these, for I have not tested them." And David took them off.

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » Worldly possessions kept back the rich young man from discipleship

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » Discouraged men opposed the building of the wall of jerusalem

Nehemiah 4:10

Thus in Judah it was said, "The strength of the burden bearers is failing, Yet there is much rubbish; And we ourselves are unable To rebuild the wall."

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » Worldly allurements prevented the escape of lot's wife

Genesis 19:26

But his wife, from behind him, looked back, and she became a pillar of salt.

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » Unbelief hindered Christ's work in nazareth

Hindrances » Faith tested » By demanding the last morsel of bread

1 Kings 17:13

Then Elijah said to her, "Do not fear; go, do as you have said, but make me a little bread cake from it first and bring it out to me, and afterward you may make one for yourself and for your son.

Hindrances » Obstacles that test the faith of believers » Discouraging circumstances

Luke 5:18-19

And some men were carrying on a bed a man who was paralyzed; and they were trying to bring him in and to set him down in front of Him. But not finding any way to bring him in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and let him down through the tiles with his stretcher, into the middle of the crowd, in front of Jesus.

Hindrances » Test believers » Discouraging circumstances

Luke 5:18-19

And some men were carrying on a bed a man who was paralyzed; and they were trying to bring him in and to set him down in front of Him. But not finding any way to bring him in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and let him down through the tiles with his stretcher, into the middle of the crowd, in front of Jesus.

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » Weights, as well as sins, impede progress

Hindrances » Faith tested » By requiring dependence upon a poor widow

1 Kings 17:9

"Arise, go to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and stay there; behold, I have commanded a widow there to provide for you."

Hindrances » Faith tested » Examples of

Genesis 22:2

He said, "Take now your son, your only son, whom you love, Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I will tell you."

Hindrances » Obstacles that test the faith of believers » Divine delays, not a hindrance but a test

John 11:3-6

So the sisters sent word to Him, saying, "Lord, behold, he whom You love is sick." But when Jesus heard this, He said, "This sickness is not to end in death, but for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified by it." Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. read more.
So when He heard that he was sick, He then stayed two days longer in the place where He was.

Hindrances » Test believers » Divine delays, not a hindrance but a test

John 11:3-6

So the sisters sent word to Him, saying, "Lord, behold, he whom You love is sick." But when Jesus heard this, He said, "This sickness is not to end in death, but for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified by it." Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. read more.
So when He heard that he was sick, He then stayed two days longer in the place where He was.

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » Imaginary hindrances loom up before the Christian worker

Mark 16:3-4

They were saying to one another, "Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance of the tomb?" Looking up, they saw that the stone had been rolled away, although it was extremely large.

Hindrances » Faith tested » By requiring extensive preparation with no blessing in sight

2 Kings 4:3

Then he said, "Go, borrow vessels at large for yourself from all your neighbors, even empty vessels; do not get a few.

Hindrances » Faith tested » By requiring, what appeared to be, useless work

2 Kings 3:6

And King Jehoram went out of Samaria at that time and mustered all Israel.

Hindrances » Faith tested » By a strange plan of campaign

Joshua 6:3

"You shall march around the city, all the men of war circling the city once. You shall do so for six days.

Hindrances » Faith tested » By reducing a general's army

Judges 7:7

The LORD said to Gideon, "I will deliver you with the 300 men who lapped and will give the Midianites into your hands; so let all the other people go, each man to his home."

Hindrances » Obstacles that test the faith of believers » Unbelieving friends

Mark 5:35

While He was still speaking, they came from the house of the synagogue official, saying, "Your daughter has died; why trouble the Teacher anymore?"

Hindrances » Test believers » Unbelieving friends

Mark 5:35

While He was still speaking, they came from the house of the synagogue official, saying, "Your daughter has died; why trouble the Teacher anymore?"

Hindrances » Obstacles that test the faith of believers » Scoffers

John 9:24

So a second time they called the man who had been blind, and said to him, "Give glory to God; we know that this man is a sinner."

Hindrances » Test believers » Scoffers

John 9:24

So a second time they called the man who had been blind, and said to him, "Give glory to God; we know that this man is a sinner."

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » Family ties prevent a man from following Christ

Luke 9:59

And He said to another, "Follow Me." But he said, "Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father."



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