14 Bible Verses about Backsliding, Causes
Most Relevant Verses
“Beware that you do not forget the Lord your God by not keeping His commandments and His ordinances and His statutes which I am commanding you today; otherwise, when you have eaten and are satisfied, and have built good houses and lived in them, and when your herds and your flocks multiply, and your silver and gold multiply, and all that you have multiplies,read more.
then your heart will become proud and you will forget the Lord your God who brought you out from the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.
Pride goes before destruction,
And a haughty spirit before stumbling.
And others are the ones on whom seed was sown among the thorns; these are the ones who have heard the word, but the worries of the world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
Take care, brethren, that there not be in any one of you an evil, unbelieving heart that falls away from the living God.
But I have this against you, that you have left your first love.
for some have already turned aside to follow Satan.
for Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel; which is really not another; only there are some who are disturbing you and want to distort the gospel of Christ.
- Causes (150 instances)