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Hebrews 4:1

Therefore, as long as the promise of entering his rest remains valid, let us be afraid! Otherwise, some of you will fail to reach it,

Acts 17:6

When they didn't find them, they dragged Jason and some other brothers before the city officials and shouted, "These fellows who have turned the world upside down have come here, too,

Jeremiah 20:11

Butthe LORD is with me like a fearsome warrior. Therefore, those who pursue me will stumble and won't prevail. They'll be put to great shame, when they don't succeed. Their everlasting disgrace won't be forgotten.

Isaiah 38:14

Like a swallow or a crane I chirp, I moan like a dove. My eyes look weakly upward. O Lord, I am oppressed, so stand up for me!

Ephesians 2:5

even when we were dead because of our offenses, made us alive together with the Messiah (by grace you have been saved),

Hebrews 4:6

Therefore, since it is still true that some will enter it, and since those who once heard the good news failed to enter it because of their disobedience,

Psalm 12:1

Help, LORD, for godly people no longer exist; trustworthy people have disappeared from humanity.

Isaiah 19:5

"The water sources of the Nile will be dried up, and the river will become dry and parched.

Hebrews 4:2

because we have had the good news told to us as well as to them. But the message they heard did not help them, because they were not united by faith with those who listened to it.

1 Samuel 12:23

Now as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the LORD by ceasing to pray for you. I'll also instruct you in the way that is good and right.

Isaiah 28:16

therefore this is what the LORD God says: "Look! I am laying a foundation stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation: Whoever believes firmly will not act hastily.

Psalm 31:10

My life is consumed by sorrow, my years with groaning. My strength has faltered because of my iniquity; my bones have been consumed.

2 Corinthians 13:7

We pray to God that you will not do anything wrong not to show that we have not failed the test, but so that you may do what is right, even if we seem to have failed.

Psalm 106:7

In Egypt, our ancestors neither comprehended your awesome deeds nor remembered your abundant gracious love. Instead, they rebelled beside the sea, the Reed Sea.

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Prayer » Causes of failure in » True prayer heard

Job 34:28

As a result, the cries of the poor have reached him and he has heard the cry of the afflicted.

Psalm 18:6

In my distress I cried to the LORD; to my God I cried for help. From his Temple he heard my voice; my cry 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

2 Samuel 12:16

After this, the LORD afflicted the child that Uriah's wife had born to David, and the child became very ill. David begged God on behalf of the youngster. He fasted, went inside, and spent the night lying on the ground.

Ezekiel 20:3

"Tell the elders of Israel, "This is what the Lord GOD asks, "Did you come to inquire of me? As long as I live, I won't let myself be sought by you," declares the Lord GOD.'

Deuteronomy 3:26

"However, the LORD was furious with me because of you. He did not listen to me. Instead, the LORD said, "You are not to speak to me about this matter again!

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Social and family

Matthew 18:19

Furthermore, I tell all of you with certainty that if two of you agree on earth about anything you request, it will be done for you by my Father in heaven,

Luke 1:10

And the entire congregation of people was praying outside at the time when the incense was burned.

Acts 4:24

When they heard this, they all raised their voices to God and said, "Master, you made heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them.

Acts 12:12

When Peter realized what had happened, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John who was also called Mark, where a large number of people had gathered and were praying.

More verses: Acts 21:5

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Disobedience

1 Samuel 28:6

Saul inquired of the LORD, but the LORD did not answer him, either through dreams or Urim or through prophets.

Deuteronomy 1:45

You returned and cried out in the LORD's presence, but the LORD didn't hear your voice or listen to you.

1 Samuel 14:37

Saul inquired of God, "Shall I go down after the Philistines? Will you give them into the hand of Israel?" But God did not answer him that day.

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Iniquity

Micah 3:4

"Then they will cry to the LORD, but he will not listen to them. In fact, he will hide his face from them at that time, because they were so wicked in what they were doing."

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Neglect of mercy

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Stubbornness

Zechariah 7:13

Therefore, just as when I cried out and they would not listen, so also they will cry out, and I will not listen,' says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Despising the law

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Indifference

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Blood-guiltiness

Isaiah 1:15

When you spread out your hands in prayer, I'll hide my eyes from you. Even though you pray repeatedly, I won't listen. Your hands are full of blood, your fingers drenched with iniquity."

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Instability

James 1:6-7

But he must ask in faith, without any doubts, for the one who has doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. Such a 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 high priests and the officials saw him, they shouted, "Crucify him! Crucify him!" Pilate told them, "You take him and crucify him. I find no basis for a charge against him."

Matthew 27:41

In the same way the high priests, along with the scribes and elders, were also making fun of him. They kept saying,

Micah 3:11

Her leaders judge for the money, her priests teach only when they're paid, and her prophets prophesy for cash. Even so, don't they all rely on the LORD as they ask, "The LORD is among us, is he not? Nothing bad can possibly happen to us!'

Zephaniah 3:4

Its prophets are arrogant and treacherous. Its priests have contaminated the sanctuary. They give perverse interpretations of the Law.

Mark 15:11

But the high priests stirred up the crowd to get him to release Barabbas for them instead.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Punishment of

Zephaniah 1:12

And it will come about that I will search Jerusalem with candles, punishing the self-satisfied and complacent, who say to themselves, "The LORD will do neither good nor evil.'

Luke 12:47

That servant who knew what his master wanted but didn't prepare himself or do what was wanted will receive a severe beating.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Rapacity of

John 10:12

The hired worker, who isn't the shepherd and doesn't own the sheep, sees the wolf coming, deserts the sheep, and runs away. So the wolf snatches them and scatters them,

Acts 20:29

I know that when I'm gone, savage wolves will come among you and not spare the flock.

Galatians 5:15

But if you bite and devour one another, be careful that you are not destroyed by each other.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Prosperity of

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers are at rest, and those who provoke God are secure, that is, those who carry their god in their pocket.

Jeremiah 12:1

You are righteous, LORD, even when I bring a complaint to you. But I want to discuss justice with you. Why does the way of the wicked prosper, while all who are treacherous are at ease?

Jeremiah 5:28

and have grown fat and sleek. There is no limit to their evil deeds. They don't argue the case of the orphan to secure justice. They don't defend the rights of the poor.

Psalm 37:35

I once observed a wicked and oppressive person, flourishing like a green tree in native soil.

More verses: Psalm 73:12

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

Hebrews 12:17

For you know that afterwards, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected because he could not find any opportunity to repent, even though he begged to repent with tears.

2 Kings 17:20

so the LORD rejected all of the descendants of Israel, afflicted them, and handed them over to the control of plunderers until he had thrown them away from his presence.

Matthew 25:12

"But he replied, "I tell all of you with certainty, I don't know you!'

Luke 13:27

But he will tell you, "I don't know where you come from. Get away from me, all you who practice evil!'

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Disobedience

1 Samuel 28:6

Saul inquired of the LORD, but the LORD did not answer him, either through dreams or Urim or through prophets.

Deuteronomy 1:45

You returned and cried out in the LORD's presence, but the LORD didn't hear your voice or listen to you.

1 Samuel 14:37

Saul inquired of God, "Shall I go down after the Philistines? Will you give them into the hand of Israel?" But God did not answer him that day.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Iniquity

Micah 3:4

"Then they will cry to the LORD, but he will not listen to them. In fact, he will hide his face from them at that time, because they were so wicked in what they were doing."

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Neglect of mercy

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Stubbornness

Zechariah 7:13

Therefore, just as when I cried out and they would not listen, so also they will cry out, and I will not listen,' says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Despising the law

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Indifference

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Blood-guiltiness

Isaiah 1:15

When you spread out your hands in prayer, I'll hide my eyes from you. Even though you pray repeatedly, I won't listen. Your hands are full of blood, your fingers drenched with iniquity."

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Instability

James 1:6-7

But he must ask in faith, without any doubts, for the one who has doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. Such a 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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