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Hebrews 12:15

looking carefully lest there be any man who falls short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and many be defiled by it;

Hebrews 4:1

Let us fear therefore, lest perhaps anyone of you should seem to have come short of a promise of entering into his rest.

Acts 17:6

When they didn't find them, they dragged Jason and certain brothers before the rulers of the city, crying, "These who have turned the world upside down have come here also,

Jeremiah 20:11

But Yahweh is with me as an awesome mighty one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail; they shall be utterly disappointed, because they have not dealt wisely, even with an everlasting dishonor which shall never be forgotten.

Isaiah 38:14

I chattered like a swallow or a crane. I moaned like a dove. My eyes weaken looking upward. Lord, I am oppressed. Be my security."

Ephesians 2:5

even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),

Hebrews 4:6

Seeing therefore it remains that some should enter therein, and they to whom the good news was before preached failed to enter in because of disobedience,

Psalm 12:1

Help, Yahweh; for the godly man ceases. For the faithful fail from among the children of men.

Isaiah 19:5

The waters will fail from the sea, and the river will be wasted and become dry.

Hebrews 4:2

For indeed we have had good news preached to us, even as they also did, but the word they heard didn't profit them, because it wasn't mixed with faith by those who heard.

1 Samuel 12:23

Moreover as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against Yahweh in ceasing to pray for you: but I will instruct you in the good and the right way.

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh, "Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious cornerstone of a sure foundation. He who believes shall not act hastily.

Jonah 4:1

But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was angry.

Psalm 31:10

For my life is spent with sorrow, my years with sighing. My strength fails because of my iniquity. My bones are wasted away.

2 Corinthians 13:7

Now I pray to God that you do no evil; not that we may appear approved, but that you may do that which is honorable, though we are as reprobate.

Psalm 106:7

Our fathers didn't understand your wonders in Egypt. They didn't remember the multitude of your loving kindnesses, but were rebellious at the sea, even at the Red Sea.

Ezekiel 16:49

Behold, this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: pride, fullness of bread, and prosperous ease was in her and in her daughters; neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.

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Prayer » Causes of failure in » True prayer heard

Job 34:28

so that they caused the cry of the poor to come to him. He heard the cry of the afflicted.

Psalm 18:6

In my distress I called on Yahweh, and cried to my God. He heard my voice out of his temple. My cry before him came 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 to the elders of Israel, and tell them, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Is it to inquire of me that you have come? As I live, says the Lord Yahweh, I will not be inquired of by you.

Deuteronomy 3:26

But Yahweh was angry with me for your sakes, and didn't listen to me; and Yahweh said to me, "Let it suffice you; speak no more to me of this matter.

2 Corinthians 12:8

Concerning this thing, I begged the Lord three times that it might depart from me.

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Social and family

Matthew 18:19

Again, assuredly I tell you, that if two of you will agree on earth concerning anything that they will ask, it will be done for them by my Father who is in heaven.

Luke 1:10

The whole multitude of the people were praying outside at the hour of incense.

Acts 4:24

When they heard it, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, "O Lord, you are God, who made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and all that is in them;

Acts 12:12

Thinking about that, he came to the house of Mary, the mother of John whose surname was Mark, where many were gathered together and were praying.

More verses: Acts 21:5

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Disobedience

1 Samuel 28:6

When Saul inquired of Yahweh, Yahweh didn't answer him, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets.

Deuteronomy 1:45

You returned and wept before Yahweh; but Yahweh didn't listen to your voice, nor gave ear to you.

1 Samuel 14:37

Saul asked counsel of God, "Shall I go down after the Philistines? Will you deliver them into the hand of Israel?" But he didn't answer him that day.

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Iniquity

Micah 3:4

Then they will cry to Yahweh, but he will not answer them. Yes, he will hide his face from them at that time, because they made their deeds evil."

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Neglect of mercy

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Stubbornness

Zechariah 7:13

It has come to pass that, as he called, and they refused to listen, so they will call, and I will not listen," said Yahweh of Armies;

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 any doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, driven by the wind and tossed. For let that man not think 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

When therefore the chief priests and the officers saw him, they shouted, saying, "Crucify! Crucify!" Pilate said to them, "Take him yourselves, and crucify him, for I find no basis for a charge against him."

Matthew 27:41

Likewise the chief priests also mocking, with the scribes, the Pharisees, and the elders, said,

Micah 3:11

Her leaders judge for bribes, and her priests teach for a price, and her prophets of it tell fortunes for money: yet they lean on Yahweh, and say, "Isn't Yahweh in the midst of us? No disaster will come on us."

Zephaniah 3:4

Her prophets are arrogant and treacherous people. Her priests have profaned the sanctuary. They have done violence to the law.

Mark 15:11

But the chief priests stirred up the multitude, that he should release Barabbas to them instead.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Punishment of

Zephaniah 1:12

It will happen at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with lamps, and I will punish the men who are settled on their dregs, who say in their heart, "Yahweh will not do good, neither will he do evil."

Luke 12:47

That servant, who knew his lord's will, and didn't prepare, nor do what he wanted, will be beaten with many stripes,

Isaiah 13:11

I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity. I will cause the arrogance of the proud to cease, and will humble the haughtiness of the terrible.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Rapacity of

John 10:12

He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who doesn't own the sheep, sees the wolf coming, leaves the sheep, and flees. The wolf snatches the sheep, and scatters them.

Acts 20:29

For I know that after my departure, vicious wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Luke 11:39

The Lord said to him, "Now you Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the platter, but your inward part is full of extortion and wickedness.

Galatians 5:15

But if you bite and devour one another, be careful that you don't consume one another.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Prosperity of

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers prosper. Those who provoke God are secure, who carry their God in their hands.

Jeremiah 12:1

You are righteous, Yahweh, when I contend with you; yet I would reason the cause with you: why does the way of the wicked prosper? why are all they at ease who deal very treacherously?

Jeremiah 5:28

They have grown fat. They shine; yes, they excell in deeds of wickedness. They don't plead the cause, the cause of the fatherless, that they may prosper; and they don't judge the right of the needy.

Psalm 73:3

For I was envious of the arrogant, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.

More verses: Psalm 73:12

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

Hebrews 12:17

For you know that even when he afterward desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for a change of mind though he sought it diligently with tears.

2 Kings 17:20

Yahweh 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 sight.

Matthew 25:12

But he answered, 'Most certainly I tell you, I don't know you.'

Luke 13:27

He will say, 'I tell you, I don't know where you come from. Depart from me, all you workers of iniquity.'

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Disobedience

1 Samuel 28:6

When Saul inquired of Yahweh, Yahweh didn't answer him, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets.

Deuteronomy 1:45

You returned and wept before Yahweh; but Yahweh didn't listen to your voice, nor gave ear to you.

1 Samuel 14:37

Saul asked counsel of God, "Shall I go down after the Philistines? Will you deliver them into the hand of Israel?" But he didn't answer him that day.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Iniquity

Micah 3:4

Then they will cry to Yahweh, but he will not answer them. Yes, he will hide his face from them at that time, because they made their deeds evil."

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Neglect of mercy

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Stubbornness

Zechariah 7:13

It has come to pass that, as he called, and they refused to listen, so they will call, and I will not listen," said Yahweh of 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

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Instability

James 1:6-7

But let him ask in faith, without any doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, driven by the wind and tossed. For let that man not think that he will receive anything from the Lord.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Secret sin

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Self-indulgence