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Hebrews 4:1

Therefore, while the promise remains of entering His rest, let us fear so that none of you should miss it.

Acts 17:6

When they did not find them, they dragged Jason and some of the brothers before the city officials, shouting, "These men who have turned the world upside down have come here too,

Jeremiah 20:11

But the Lord is with me like a violent warrior. Therefore, my persecutors will stumble and not prevail. Since they have not succeeded, they will be utterly shamed, an everlasting humiliation that will never be forgotten.

Isaiah 38:14

I chirp like a swallow [or] a crane; I moan like a dove. My eyes grow weak looking upward. Lord, I am oppressed; support me.

Hebrews 4:6

Since it remains for some to enter it, and those who formerly received the good news did not enter because of disobedience,

Psalm 12:1

Help, Lord, for no faithful one remains; the loyal have disappeared from the human race.

Isaiah 19:5

The waters of the sea will dry up, and the river will be parched and dry.

Hebrews 4:2

For we also have received the good news just as they did; but the message they heard did not benefit them, since they were not united with those who heard it in faith

Jonah 4:1

But Jonah was greatly displeased and became furious.

Psalm 31:10

Indeed, my life is consumed with grief, and my years with groaning; my strength has failed because of my sinfulness, and my bones waste away.

2 Corinthians 13:7

Now we pray to God that you do nothing wrong, not that we may appear to pass the test, but that you may do what is right, even though we [may appear] to fail.

Psalm 106:7

Our fathers in Egypt did not grasp [the significance of] Your wonderful works or remember Your many acts of faithful love; instead, they rebelled by the sea-the Red Sea.

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Prayer » Causes of failure in » True prayer heard

Job 34:28

but caused the poor to cry out to Him, and He heard the outcry of the afflicted.

Psalm 18:6

I called to the Lord in my distress, and I cried to my God for help. From His temple He heard my voice, and my cry to Him reached His ears.

More verses: Micah 7:7 Zechariah 10:6

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Sometimes refused because not in accord with the divine will

Ezekiel 20:3

"Son of man, speak with the elders of Israel and tell them: This is what the Lord God says: Are you coming to consult Me? As I live, I will not be consulted by you." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God .

Deuteronomy 3:26

"But the Lord was angry with me on account of you and would not listen to me. The Lord said to me, 'That's enough! Do not speak to Me again about this matter.

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Social and family

Luke 1:10

At the hour of incense the whole assembly of the people was praying outside.

Acts 4:24

When they heard this, they raised their voices to God unanimously and said, "Master, You are the One who made the heaven, the earth, and the sea, and everything in them.

Acts 12:12

When he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John Mark, where many had assembled and were praying.

More verses: Acts 21:5

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Disobedience

1 Samuel 28:6

He inquired of the Lord, but the Lord did not answer him in dreams or by the Urim or by the prophets.

Deuteronomy 1:45

When you returned, you wept before the Lord, but He didn't listen to your requests or pay attention to you.

1 Samuel 14:37

So Saul inquired of God, "Should I go after the Philistines? Will You hand them over to Israel?" But God did not answer him that day.

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Iniquity

Micah 3:4

Then they will cry out to the Lord, but He will not answer them. He will hide His face from them at that time because of the crimes they have committed.

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Neglect of mercy

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Stubbornness

Zechariah 7:13

Just as He had called, and they would not listen, so when they called, I would not listen," says the Lord of Hosts.

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Despising the law

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Indifference

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Blood-guiltiness

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Instability

James 1:6-7

But let him ask in faith without doubting. For the doubter is like the surging sea, driven and tossed by the wind. That person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord.

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Secret sin

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Self-indulgence

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Priests, corrupt

John 19:6

When the chief priests and the temple police saw Him, they shouted, "Crucify! Crucify!" Pilate responded, "Take Him and crucify Him yourselves, for I find no grounds for charging Him."

Matthew 27:41

In the same way the chief priests, with the scribes and elders, mocked Him and said,

Zephaniah 3:4

Her prophets are reckless- treacherous men. Her priests profane the sanctuary; they do violence to instruction.

Mark 15:11

But the chief priests stirred up the crowd so that he would release Barabbas to them instead.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Punishment of

Zephaniah 1:12

And at that time I will search Jerusalem with lamps and punish the men who settle down comfortably, who say to themselves: The Lord will not do good or evil.

Luke 12:47

And that slave who knew his master's will and didn't prepare himself or do it will be severely beaten.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Rapacity of

John 10:12

The hired man, since he is not the shepherd and doesn't own the sheep, leaves them and runs away when he sees a wolf coming. The wolf then snatches and scatters them.

Acts 20:29

I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Prosperity of

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers are safe, and those who provoke God are secure; God's power provides this.

Jeremiah 12:1

You will be righteous, Lord, even if I bring a case against You. Yet, I wish to contend with You: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? [Why] do the treacherous live at ease?

Jeremiah 5:28

They have become fat and sleek. They have also excelled in evil matters. They have not taken up cases, such as the case of orphans, so they might prosper, and they have not defended the rights of the needy.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen a wicked, violent man well-rooted like a flourishing native tree.

More verses: Psalm 73:12

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Rejection of, by God

Hebrews 12:17

For you know that later, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected because he didn't find any opportunity for repentance, though he sought it with tears.

2 Kings 17:20

So the Lord rejected all the descendants of Israel, afflicted them, and handed them over to plunderers until He had banished them from His presence.

Luke 13:27

But He will say, 'I tell you, I don't know you or where you're from. Get away from Me, all you workers of unrighteousness!'

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Disobedience

1 Samuel 28:6

He inquired of the Lord, but the Lord did not answer him in dreams or by the Urim or by the prophets.

Deuteronomy 1:45

When you returned, you wept before the Lord, but He didn't listen to your requests or pay attention to you.

1 Samuel 14:37

So Saul inquired of God, "Should I go after the Philistines? Will You hand them over to Israel?" But God did not answer him that day.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Iniquity

Micah 3:4

Then they will cry out to the Lord, but He will not answer them. He will hide His face from them at that time because of the crimes they have committed.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Neglect of mercy

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Stubbornness

Zechariah 7:13

Just as He had called, and they would not listen, so when they called, I would not listen," says the Lord of Hosts.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Despising the law

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Indifference

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Blood-guiltiness

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Instability

James 1:6-7

But let him ask in faith without doubting. For the doubter is like the surging sea, driven and tossed by the wind. That person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Secret sin

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Self-indulgence

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