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14 Bible Verses about Failure

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2 Peter 3:17

Ye, therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things in advance, be on guard lest by the error of the wicked ye be deceived with the others and fall from your own steadfastness.

Genesis 20:11

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

Malachi 2:2

If ye will not hear, and if ye will not lay it to heart, to give glory unto my name, said the LORD of the hosts, I will send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings; yea, I have cursed them already because ye do not lay it to heart.

2 Chronicles 12:14

And he did evil because he did not prepare his heart to seek the LORD.

Matthew 26:33-35

Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended in thee, yet I will never be offended. Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, That this night before the cock crows, thou shalt deny me three times. Peter said unto him, Though I should die with thee, yet will I not deny thee. Likewise also said all the disciples.

Matthew 7:26

And every one that hears these words of mine and does not do them shall be likened unto 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 smiting his hands together he said, I called thee to curse my enemies, and, behold, thou hast altogether blessed them these three times.

failure » The lord not failing

Hebrews 1:10-12

And Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of thine hands: they shall perish; but thou dost remain; and they all shall wax old as doth a garment; and as a vesture shalt thou fold them up, and they shall be changed; but thou art the same, and thy years shall never fail.

Deuteronomy 31:6-8

Be strong and of a good courage; fear not, nor be afraid of them, for the LORD thy God is he that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee nor forsake thee. And Moses called unto Joshua and said unto him in the sight of all Israel, Be strong and of a good courage, for thou shalt enter in with this people to the land which the LORD has sworn unto their fathers to give them, and thou shalt cause them to inherit it. And the LORD is he that doth go before thee; he will be with thee; he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee; fear not, neither be dismayed.

Psalm 89:26-33

He shall call me, Thou art my father, my God, and the rock of my saving health. Also I will make him my firstborn, high above the kings of the earth. I will keep my mercy for him for ever, and my covenant shall stand fast with him. read more.
I will also make his seed to endure for ever, and his throne as the days of the heavens. If his sons forsake my law and do not walk in my judgments, if they profane my statutes and do not keep my commandments, then I will visit their rebellion with the rod and their iniquity with stripes. Nevertheless I will not take my mercy from him, neither will I falsify my truth.

Isaiah 42:1-4

Behold my slave, whom I uphold; my elect, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him; he shall give judgment unto the Gentiles. He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the streets. He shall not break a bruised reed, nor shall he quench the smoking flax; he shall bring forth judgment unto truth. read more.
He shall not tire nor faint until he has set judgment 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; since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and whosoever will presses into it. And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass than one tittle of the law to fail.

Luke 12:31-34

But rather seek ye the kingdom of God, and all these things shall be added unto you. Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Sell what ye have and give alms; ; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that fails not, where no thief approaches neither moth corrupts. read more.
For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

failure » What fails

Psalm 143:7

Hear me speedily, O LORD; my spirit fails; hide not thy face from me lest I be like those that go down into the grave.

Spiritual » Enlargement » failure

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;

1 Corinthians 3:15

If anyone's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss, but he himself shall be saved, yet so as by fire.

Matthew 7:27

and the rain descended, and the rivers came, and the winds blew and beat upon that house, and it fell; and great was the fall of it.

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Matthew 7:27

and the rain descended, and the rivers came, and the winds blew and beat upon that house, and it fell; and great was the fall of it.