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Theasaurus: Hindrances

30 Bible Verses about Hindrances

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Romans 14:13

Let us, therefore, not judge one another any more, but judge this rather: that no man put a stumblingblock or an occasion to fall in his brother's way.

Isaiah 57:14

And shall say, Clear away, clear away, level the way, take away the stumblingblocks out of the way of my people.

Jeremiah 6:21

Therefore thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will lay stumblingblocks before this people, and the fathers and the sons together shall fall upon them; the neighbour and his friend shall perish.

Micah 2:13

The breaker shall go up before them; they shall break through and pass through the gate and go out by it; and their king shall pass before them, the LORD at the head of them.

1 Corinthians 8:12

In this manner, therefore, sinning against the brethren and wounding their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ.

Psalm 37:29

Ain The righteous shall inherit the earth and live upon it for ever.

Zechariah 4:7

Who art thou, O great mountain before Zerubbabel? Thou shalt be reduced to a plain; and he shall bring forth the headstone thereof with shoutings, crying, Grace, grace unto it.

Acts 8:36

And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water; and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what hinders me to be baptized?

Matthew 7:3

And why dost thou behold the mote that is in thy brother's eye but dost not consider the beam that is in thine own eye?

Luke 9:3

And he said unto them, Take nothing for your journey: neither staves nor provision bag, neither bread, neither money, neither have two coats apiece.

2 Thessalonians 2:6

And ye know what impedes this now, that he might be revealed in his time.

1 Corinthians 9:12

If others are partakers of this authority over you, why not us? Nevertheless we have not used this authority, but suffer all things, lest we should hinder the gospel of Christ.

Mark 11:23

For verily I say unto you that whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Remove thyself and cast thyself into the sea, and shall not doubt in his heart but shall believe that what he says shall be done whatsoever he says shall be done unto him.

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Hindrances » Opposers » Examples of

Zechariah 3:1

And he showed me Joshua the high priest, standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to resist him.

2 Timothy 3:8

And in the manner that Jannes and Jambres resisted Moses, so do these also resist the truth, men of corrupt understanding, reprobate concerning the faith.

Nehemiah 4:8

and conspired all of them together to come and to fight against Jerusalem and to hinder it.

Acts 13:8

But Elymas the wise man (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the proconsul from the faith.

Hindrances » Faith tested » Other examples of

Hebrews 11:8

By faith Abraham, being called, hearkened to go out into the place which he should afterwards receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he went.

Matthew 9:28

And when he was come into the house, the blind men came to him; and Jesus said unto them, Believe ye that I am able to do this? They said unto him, Yes, Lord.

More verses: Mark 7:27 Hebrews 11:36

Hindrances » Opposers » Seek to silence the prophets and religious leaders

Isaiah 30:10

Who say to those that see, See not; and to the prophets, Do not prophesy right things unto us, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy deceits:

Jeremiah 11:21

Therefore, thus hath the LORD said regarding the men of Anathoth that seek thy life, saying, Do not prophesy in the name of the LORD that thou not die by our hand;

Amos 2:12

But ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink, and commanded the prophets, saying, Do not prophesy.

Amos 7:13

but do not prophesy any more in Bethel: for it is the king's sanctuary, and the head of the kingdom.

Micah 2:6

Do not prophesy, they say to those that prophesy: Do not prophesy unto them that they are to understand shame.

Hindrances » Obstacles that test the faith of believers » Lack of sympathy on the part of the church

Mark 10:13

And they brought young children to him that he should touch them, and his disciples rebuked those that brought them.

Matthew 15:23

But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away, for she cries out after us.

Hindrances » Test believers » Lack of sympathy on the part of the church

Mark 10:13

And they brought young children to him that he should touch them, and his disciples rebuked those that brought them.

Matthew 15:23

But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away, for she cries out after us.

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » The attempt to use the equipment of saul delayed david

1 Samuel 17:39

And David girded Saul's sword upon Saul's clothing, and he undertook to go, for he had not proved them. And David said unto Saul, I cannot go with these, for I have not proved them. And putting them off, David

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » Worldly possessions kept back the rich young man from discipleship

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » Discouraged men opposed the building of the wall of jerusalem

Nehemiah 4:10

And Judah said, The strength of the bearers of burdens is decayed, and there is much rubbish so that we are not able to build the wall.

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » Worldly allurements prevented the escape of lot's wife

Genesis 19:26

Then the wife of Lot looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » Unbelief hindered Christ's work in nazareth

Hindrances » Faith tested » By demanding the last morsel of bread

1 Kings 17:13

And Elijah said unto her, Fear not; go and do as thou hast said; but first make me a little cake of bread baked under the ashes and bring it unto me, and afterwards thou shalt make for thee and for thy son.

Hindrances » Obstacles that test the faith of believers » Discouraging circumstances

Luke 5:18-19

And, behold, men brought in a bed a man who was paralyzed, and they sought means to bring him in and to lay him before him. And when they could not find any way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop and let him down through the tiling with his couch into the midst before Jesus.

Hindrances » Test believers » Discouraging circumstances

Luke 5:18-19

And, behold, men brought in a bed a man who was paralyzed, and they sought means to bring him in and to lay him before him. And when they could not find any way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop and let him down through the tiling with his couch into the midst before Jesus.

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » Weights, as well as sins, impede progress

Hindrances » Faith tested » By requiring dependence upon a poor widow

1 Kings 17:9

Arise, go to Zarephath of Zidon, and thou shalt dwell there; behold, I have commanded a widow woman there to sustain thee.

Hindrances » Faith tested » Examples of

Genesis 22:2

And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou dost love, and go to the land of Moriah and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.

Hindrances » Obstacles that test the faith of believers » Divine delays, not a hindrance but a test

John 11:3-6

Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby. Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. read more.
When he had heard therefore that he was sick, he abode two days still in the same place where he was.

Hindrances » Test believers » Divine delays, not a hindrance but a test

John 11:3-6

Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby. Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. read more.
When he had heard therefore that he was sick, he abode two days still in the same place where he was.

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » Imaginary hindrances loom up before the Christian worker

Mark 16:3-4

And they said among themselves, Who shall roll us away the stone from the door of the sepulchre? And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away, for it was very great.

Hindrances » Faith tested » By requiring extensive preparation with no blessing in sight

2 Kings 4:3

And he said, Go, borrow vessels from all thy neighbours, empty vessels; borrow not a few.

Hindrances » Faith tested » By requiring, what appeared to be, useless work

2 Kings 3:6

And King Jehoram went out of Samaria the same time and numbered all Israel.

Hindrances » Faith tested » By a strange plan of campaign

Joshua 6:3

Therefore, ye shall compass the city, all ye men of war, going round about the city once; and thou shalt do this six days.

Hindrances » Faith tested » By reducing a general's army

Judges 7:7

Then the LORD said unto Gideon, With the three hundred men that lapped I will save you and deliver the Midianites into thy hand; and let all the other people go each one to his place.

Hindrances » Obstacles that test the faith of believers » Unbelieving friends

Mark 5:35

While he yet spoke, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's house certain who said, Thy daughter is dead: why troublest thou the Master any further?

Hindrances » Test believers » Unbelieving friends

Mark 5:35

While he yet spoke, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's house certain who said, Thy daughter is dead: why troublest thou the Master any further?

Hindrances » Obstacles that test the faith of believers » Scoffers

John 9:24

Then they called again the man that had been blind and said unto him, Give glory to God; we know that this man is a sinner.

Hindrances » Test believers » Scoffers

John 9:24

Then they called again the man that had been blind and said unto him, Give glory to God; we know that this man is a sinner.

Hindrances » To spiritual progress » Family ties prevent a man from following Christ

Luke 9:59

And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father.