Backsliding, Causes

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 17:7

He named the place Massah and Meribah, because the Israelis quarreled and tested the LORD by saying: "Is the LORD really among us or not?"

Deuteronomy 8:11-14

Be careful! Otherwise, you will forget the LORD your God by failing to keep his commands, ordinances, and statutes that I'm commanding you this day. Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you have built beautiful houses and lived in them, when your cattle and oxen multiply, when your silver and gold increase, read more.
then you will become arrogant. You'll neglect the LORD your God,

Psalm 106:14

They were overwhelmed with craving in the wilderness, so God tested them in the wasteland.

Mark 4:18-19

Still others are like the seeds sown among the thorn bushes. These are the people who hear the word, but the worries of life, the deceitful pleasures of wealth, and the desires for other things come in and choke the word so that it can't produce a crop.

2 Peter 1:9

For the person who lacks these qualities is blind and shortsighted, and has forgotten the cleansing that he has received from his past sins.

Hebrews 2:1

For this reason we must pay closer attention to the things we have heard, or we may drift away,

Psalm 125:5

But for those who choose their own devious paths, the LORD will lead them away, along with those who practice evil. Peace be upon Israel. A Song of Ascents

1 Timothy 5:15

For some widows have already turned away to follow Satan.

Galatians 1:6-7

I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of the Messiah and, instead, are following a different gospel, not that another one really exists. To be sure, there are certain people who are troubling you and want to distort the gospel about the Messiah.

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