Backsliding, Causes

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 17:7

And he called the name of the place Massah and Meribah because of the quarrel of the {Israelites} and because of their testing Yahweh [by] saying, "Is Yahweh in our midst or not?"

Deuteronomy 8:11-14

"Take care for yourself so that you not forget Yahweh your God [by] not keeping his commandments and his regulations and his statutes that I [am] commanding you {today}, lest [when] you have eaten and you are satisfied and you have built good houses and you live [in them], and your herds and your flocks have multiplied, and {you have accumulated silver and gold}, and all that {you have} has multiplied,read more.
then your heart {becomes proud} and you forget Yahweh your God, {the one who brought you out} from the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery,

Psalm 106:14

And they {craved intensely} in the wilderness, and tested God in [the] desert.

Mark 4:18-19

And others are the ones sown among the thorn plants--these are the ones who hear the word, and the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of wealth and the desires for other [things] come in [and] choke the word and it becomes unproductive.

2 Peter 1:9

For [the one] for whom these [things] [are] not present is blind, being nearsighted, {having forgotten the cleansing} of his former sins.

Hebrews 2:1

Because of this, [it is] all the more necessary [that] we pay attention to the [things] we have heard, lest we drift away.

Psalm 125:5

But regarding those who turn aside to their crooked ways, Yahweh will lead them away with the evildoers. Peace [be] upon Israel.

1 Timothy 5:15

For already some have turned away [and followed] after Satan.

Galatians 1:6-7

I am astonished that you are turning away so quickly from the one who called you by the grace of Christ to a different gospel, not that [there] is a different [gospel], except there are some who are disturbing you and wanting to distort the gospel of Christ.

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