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Hebrews 4:1

Let us, therefore, fear, lest a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.

Acts 17:6

And when they did not find them, they brought Jason and certain brethren unto the rulers of the city, crying, These that have turned the world upside down have come here also,

Jeremiah 20:11

But the LORD is with me as a powerful giant; therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper; they shall have everlasting confusion which shall never be forgotten.

Isaiah 38:14

Like a crane or a swallow, so did I complain; I mourned as a dove; I raised my eyes upward, O LORD, I am suffering violence; comfort me.

Ephesians 2:5

even as we were dead in sins, he has made us alive together with the Christ (by whose grace ye are saved)

Hebrews 4:6

Seeing, therefore, it remains that some must enter therein, and those to whom it was first preached did not enter in because of disobedience;

Psalm 12:1

Help, LORD; for the merciful man ceases, for the faithful fail from among the children of men.

Isaiah 19:5

And the waters shall fail from the sea, and the river shall be wasted and dried up.

Hebrews 4:2

For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them, but it did not profit those that heard the word without mixing it with faith.

1 Samuel 12:23

Moreover as for me, in no wise should I sin against the LORD in ceasing to pray for you, but I will teach you the good and the right way.

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believes shall not make haste.

Jonah 4:1

But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was very angry.

Psalm 31:10

For my life is spent with grief and my years with sighing: my strength fails because of my iniquity, and my bones are consumed.

2 Corinthians 13:7

Now I pray to God that ye do no evil, not that we should appear approved, but that ye should do that which is good, though we be as reprobates.

Psalm 106:7

Our fathers did not understand thy wonders in Egypt; they did not remember the multitude of thy mercies but rebelled by the sea, even at the Red sea.

Ezekiel 16:49

Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom: pride, fullness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the afflicted and needy.

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Prayer » Causes of failure in » True prayer heard

Job 34:28

so that they cause the cry of the poor to come unto him, and he hears the cry of the afflicted.

Psalm 18:6

In my distress I called upon the LORD and cried unto my God; he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.

Psalm 34:17

Pe The righteous cried out, and the LORD heard and delivered them out of all their troubles.

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 unto the elders of Israel and say unto them, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Are ye come to enquire of me? As I live, said the Lord GOD, I will not be enquired of by you.

Deuteronomy 3:26

But the LORD was angry with me for your sakes and would not hear me, and the LORD said unto me, Let it suffice thee; speak no more unto me of this matter.

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Social and family

Matthew 18:19

Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father who is in the heavens.

Luke 1:10

And the whole multitude of the people were praying outside at the time of incense.

Acts 4:24

And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord and said, Lord, thou art the God, who hast made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all that is in them,

Acts 12:12

And considering this, he came to the house of Mary the mother of John, whose surname was Mark, where many were gathered together praying.

More verses: Acts 21:5

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Disobedience

1 Samuel 28:6

And Saul enquired of the LORD, but the LORD did not answer him by dreams nor by Urim nor by prophets.

Deuteronomy 1:45

And ye returned and wept before the LORD, but the LORD would not hearken to your voice, nor give ear unto you.

1 Samuel 14:37

And Saul asked counsel of God, Shall I go down after the Philistines? Wilt thou deliver them into the hand of Israel? But he did not answer him that day.

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Iniquity

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Neglect of mercy

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Stubbornness

Zechariah 7:13

Therefore it is come to pass that as he cried and they would not hear, so they cried, and I would not hear, saith the LORD of the 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 ask in faith, not doubting anything. For he that doubts is like the wave of the sea which is driven of the wind and is tossed from one side to another. For let not such a man think that he shall receive anything of 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 princes of the priests and the servants saw him, they cried out, saying, crucify him, crucify him. Pilate said unto them, Take him, and crucify him, for I find no fault in him.

Matthew 27:41

Likewise also the princes of the priests mocking him, with the scribes and elders, said,

Zephaniah 3:4

Her prophets are light and treacherous persons: her priests have polluted the sanctuary; they have falsified the law.

Mark 15:11

But the princes of the priests moved the multitude that he should rather release Barabbas unto them.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Punishment of

Zephaniah 1:12

And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with lamps and make a visitation upon the men that are settled on their lees, that say in their heart, The LORD will not do good, neither will he do evil.

Luke 12:47

And that slave who knew his lord's will and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Rapacity of

John 10:12

But the hireling, who is not a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches them and scatters the sheep.

Acts 20:29

For I know this, that after my departing, grievous wolves shall enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Luke 11:39

And the Lord said unto him, Now do ye Pharisees make clean the outside of the cup and the platter; but your inward part is full of ravening and wickedness.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Prosperity of

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers are at ease, and those that provoke God and those who carry gods in their hands live secure.

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous art thou, O LORD, even though I dispute with thee: even so, I will speak judgments with thee; Why does the way of the wicked prosper? All those that completely rebel against thee have peace.

Jeremiah 5:28

They are become fat; they shine; yea, they overpass in deeds of wickedness; they did not judge the cause, the cause of the fatherless; with all this they made themselves prosperous; and they did not judge the cause of the poor.

Psalm 37:35

Resh I have seen the wicked in great power and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

More verses: Psalm 73:12

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

Hebrews 12:17

For ye know how that afterward, desiring to inherit the blessing, he was rejected; for he found no place of repentance, though he sought it carefully with tears.

2 Kings 17:20

And the LORD rejected all the seed of Israel and afflicted them and delivered them into the hand of spoilers until he had cast them out of his presence.

Matthew 25:12

But he answered and said, Verily I say unto you, I know you not.

Luke 13:27

But he shall say unto you, I know you not from where ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Disobedience

1 Samuel 28:6

And Saul enquired of the LORD, but the LORD did not answer him by dreams nor by Urim nor by prophets.

Deuteronomy 1:45

And ye returned and wept before the LORD, but the LORD would not hearken to your voice, nor give ear unto you.

1 Samuel 14:37

And Saul asked counsel of God, Shall I go down after the Philistines? Wilt thou deliver them into the hand of Israel? But he did not answer him that day.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Iniquity

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Neglect of mercy

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Stubbornness

Zechariah 7:13

Therefore it is come to pass that as he cried and they would not hear, so they cried, and I would not hear, saith the LORD of the 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 ask in faith, not doubting anything. For he that doubts is like the wave of the sea which is driven of the wind and is tossed from one side to another. For let not such a man think that he shall receive anything of the Lord.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Secret sin

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Self-indulgence