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Hebrews 12:15

Take care [that] no one falls short of the grace of God; [that] no one growing up [like] a root of bitterness causes trouble, and by it many become defiled;

Hebrews 4:1

Therefore let us fear, [while there] remains a promise of entering into his rest, that none of you appear to fall short of [it].

Acts 17:6

And [when they] did not find them, they dragged Jason and some brothers before the city officials, shouting, "These [people] who have stirred up trouble [throughout] the world have come here also,

Jeremiah 20:11

But Yahweh [is] with me like a powerful warrior. {Therefore} my persecutors will stumble and will not prevail. They will be very ashamed, for they will not achieve success. [Their] {everlasting insult} will not be forgotten.

Isaiah 38:14

Like a horse or a crane, so I chirp; I moan like dove. My eyes are weak toward the height. Lord, I have oppression; lend me support!

Ephesians 2:5

and we being dead in trespasses, he made [us] alive together with Christ (by grace you are saved),

Hebrews 4:6

Since therefore it remains [for] some to enter into it, and the ones to whom the good news was proclaimed previously did not enter because of disobedience,

Psalm 12:1

Save, O Yahweh, for [the] pious have ceased [to be]; for [the] faithful have vanished from [among the] children of humankind.

Isaiah 19:5

And [the] waters will be dried up from the sea, and [the] river will be parched and dry.

Hebrews 4:2

{For we also have had the good news proclaimed to us}, just as those also [did], but the message {they heard} did not benefit them, [because they] were not united with those who heard [it] in faith.

1 Samuel 12:23

Also, as for me, far be it from me {that I should sin} against Yahweh by ceasing to pray for you! I will instruct you in the good and righteous way.

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore the Lord Yahweh says this: "Look! I [am] laying a stone in Zion, a {tested} stone, a precious cornerstone, a founded foundation: 'The one who trusts will not {panic}.'

Jonah 4:1

And this {was greatly displeasing} to Jonah, and {he became furious}.

Psalm 31:10

For my life is at an end with sorrow, and my years with sighing. My strength stumbles because of my iniquity, and my bones waste away.

2 Corinthians 13:7

Now we pray to God that you not do wrong in any way, not that we are seen as approved, but that you do what is good, even [though] we are [seen] as though unqualified.

Psalm 106:7

Our ancestors in Egypt did not understand your wonderful works. They did not remember your many acts of loyal love, and [so] they rebelled by [the] sea at {the Red Sea}.

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Prayer » Causes of failure in » True prayer heard

Job 34:28

so that [they] cause [the] cry of distress from [the] helpless to come to him, and he hears [the] cry of distress from [the] needy,

Psalm 18:6

In my trouble I called on Yahweh, and to my God I cried for help. He heard my voice from his temple, and my cry for help came up before his presence into 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 you must say to them, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "[Are] you coming to consult me? {As I live}, I will surely not allow myself to be consulted by you!" ' {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Deuteronomy 3:26

But Yahweh was very angry with me because of you, and he would not listen to me, and Yahweh said, '{Enough of that from you}! You shall not speak to me [any] longer about this matter!

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Social and family

Matthew 18:19

Again, truly I say to you that if two of you agree on earth about any matter that they ask, it will be done for them from my Father [who is] in heaven.

Luke 1:10

And the whole crowd of the people were praying outside at the hour of the incense offering.

Acts 4:24

And [when they] heard [it], they lifted [their] voices with one mind to God and said, "Master, you [are] the one who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all the things in them,

Acts 12:12

And [when he] realized [this], he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John (who is also called Mark), where many [people] were gathered together and were praying.

More verses: Acts 21:5

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Disobedience

1 Samuel 28:6

And Saul inquired of Yahweh, but Yahweh did not answer him, not by dreams or by the Urim or by the prophets.

Deuteronomy 1:45

So you returned and wept {before Yahweh}; but Yahweh did not listen to your voice and did not pay [any] attention to you.

1 Samuel 14:37

So Saul inquired of God, "Should I go down after [the] Philistines? Will you give them into the hand of Israel?" But he did not answer him on 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

'Thus, just as I called and they would not hear, so they will call and I will not hear,' says Yahweh 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 for [it] in faith, without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven by the wind and tossed about. For that person must not suppose that he will 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

So when they saw him, the chief priests and the officers shouted, saying, "Crucify! Crucify!" Pilate said to them, "You take him and crucify [him]! For I do not find a basis for an accusation against him."

Matthew 27:41

In the same way also the chief priests, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking [him], saying,

Zephaniah 3:4

Her prophets [are] arrogant men of treachery; her priests have defiled [that which is] holy; they do violence to [the] law.

Mark 15:11

But the chief priests incited the crowd so that he would release for them Barabbas instead.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Punishment of

Zephaniah 1:12

And it shall be [that] at that time I will search Jerusalem with lamps, and I will punish the men {whose senses are dulled from drinking}, who say in their hearts, 'Yahweh will not do good, nor will he do evil.'

Luke 12:47

And that slave who knew the will of his master and did not prepare or do according to his will {will be given a severe beating}.

Isaiah 13:11

And I will punish [the] world [for its] evil and [the] wicked [for] their iniquity. And I will put an end to [the] pride of [the] arrogant, and I will bring [the] haughtiness of tyrants low.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Rapacity of

John 10:12

The hired hand, who is not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf approaching and abandons the sheep and runs away--and the wolf seizes them and scatters [them]--

Acts 20:29

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

Galatians 5:15

But if you bite and devour one another, watch out [that] you are not consumed by one another.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Prosperity of

Job 12:6

[The] tents of [the] destroyers are at peace, and [there is] security for those who provoke God, [for those] whom God brings into his hand.

Jeremiah 12:1

You [will be] in the right, Yahweh, when I complain to you. Even so, let me speak [my] claims with you. Why does [the] way of [the] wicked succeed? All those who deal treacherously with treachery are at ease.

Jeremiah 5:28

They have grown fat, they have grown sleek, also, {their evil deeds have no limit}. They do not judge [with] justice, [the] legal cause of [the] orphan, or allow it to succeed, and [the] legal case of [the] poor, they do not defend.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen [the] wicked acting violently and spreading himself out like a luxuriant native tree.

More verses: Psalm 73:12

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

Hebrews 12:17

For you know that also afterwards, [when he] wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, because he did not find an occasion for repentance, although he sought it with tears.

2 Kings 17:20

so Yahweh rejected all the offspring of Israel and punished them, and he gave them into the hand of the plunderers until he banished them from his presence.

Matthew 25:12

But he answered [and] said, 'Truly I say to you, I do not know you!'

Luke 13:27

And he will reply, saying to you, 'I do not know where you are from! Go away from me, all [you] {evildoers}!'

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Disobedience

1 Samuel 28:6

And Saul inquired of Yahweh, but Yahweh did not answer him, not by dreams or by the Urim or by the prophets.

Deuteronomy 1:45

So you returned and wept {before Yahweh}; but Yahweh did not listen to your voice and did not pay [any] attention to you.

1 Samuel 14:37

So Saul inquired of God, "Should I go down after [the] Philistines? Will you give them into the hand of Israel?" But he did not answer him on 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

'Thus, just as I called and they would not hear, so they will call and I will not hear,' says Yahweh 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 for [it] in faith, without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven by the wind and tossed about. For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord;

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Secret sin

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Self-indulgence