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14 Bible Verses about Failure

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Genesis 20:11

And Abraham said, Because I said, Surely the fear of God is not in this place, and they will kill me for my wife's sake.

Malachi 2:2

If ye do not hear, and if ye do not lay it to heart, to give glory unto my name, saith Jehovah of hosts, I will even send the curse among you, and I will curse your blessings: yea, I have already cursed them, because ye do not lay it to heart.

Matthew 26:33-35

And Peter answering said to him, If all shall be offended in thee, I will never be offended. Jesus said to him, Verily I say to thee, that during this night, before the cock shall crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. Peter says to him, If I should needs die with thee, I will in no wise deny thee. Likewise said all the disciples also.

Matthew 7:26

And every one who hears these my words and does not do them, he shall be likened to a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand;

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balaam » sent home » failure

Numbers 24:10

Then Balak's anger was kindled against Balaam, and he smote his hands together; and Balak said to Balaam, I called thee to curse mine enemies, and behold, thou hast altogether blessed them these three times!

failure » The lord not failing

Hebrews 1:10-12

And, Thou in the beginning, Lord, hast founded the earth, and works of thy hands are the heavens. They shall perish, but thou continuest still; and they all shall grow old as a garment, and as a covering shalt thou roll them up, and they shall be changed; but thou art the Same, and thy years shall not fail.

Deuteronomy 31:6-8

Be strong and courageous, fear them not, neither be afraid of them; for Jehovah thy God, he it is that goeth with thee; he will not leave thee, nor forsake thee. And Moses called to Joshua, and said to him in the sight of all Israel, Be strong and courageous, for thou must go with this people into the land which Jehovah hath sworn unto their fathers to give them; and thou shalt cause them to inherit it. And Jehovah, he it is that goeth before thee: he will be with thee; he will not leave thee, nor forsake thee; fear not, neither be dismayed.

Psalm 89:26-33

He shall call unto me, Thou art my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation; And as to me, I will make him firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth. My loving-kindness will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him; read more.
And I will establish his seed for ever, and his throne as the days of heaven. If his sons forsake my law, and walk not in mine ordinances; If they profane my statutes, and keep not my commandments: Then will I visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes. Nevertheless my loving-kindness will I not utterly take from him, nor belie my faithfulness;

Isaiah 42:1-4

Behold my servant whom I uphold, mine elect in whom my soul delighteth! I will put my Spirit upon him; he shall bring forth judgment to the nations. He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the street. A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment according to truth. read more.
He shall not faint nor be in haste, till he have set justice in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law.

More verses: Zephaniah 3:5

failure » What does not fail

Luke 16:16-17

The law and the prophets were until John: from that time the glad tidings of the kingdom of God are announced, and every one forces his way into it. But it is easier that the heaven and the earth should pass away than that one tittle of the law should fail.

Luke 12:31-34

but seek his kingdom, and all these things shall be added to you. Fear not, little flock, for it has been the good pleasure of your Father to give you the kingdom. Sell what ye possess and give alms; make to yourselves purses which do not grow old, a treasure which does not fail in the heavens, where thief does not draw near nor moth destroy. read more.
For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be.

failure » What fails

Psalm 143:7

Answer me speedily, O Jehovah; my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, or I shall be like unto them that go down into the pit.

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Hebrews 4:6

Seeing therefore it remains that some enter into it, and those who first received the glad tidings did not enter in on account of not hearkening to the word,

1 Corinthians 3:15

If the work of any one shall be consumed, he shall suffer loss, but he shall be saved, but so as through the fire.

Matthew 7:27

and the rain came down, and the streams came, and the winds blew and beat upon that house, and it fell, and its fall was great.

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58;12;15

watching lest there be any one who lacks the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and many be defiled by it;

Spiritual Failure

40;7;27

and the rain came down, and the streams came, and the winds blew and beat upon that house, and it fell, and its fall was great.