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Theasaurus: Instability

24 Bible Verses about Instability

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James 1:6-8

But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavers is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive anything of the Lord. A double-minded man is unstable in all his ways.

Matthew 7:26-27

And every one that hears these sayings of mine, and does them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.

2 Peter 3:16

As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable twist, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.

Matthew 7:24-25

Therefore whosoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will liken him unto a wise man, who built his house upon a rock: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.

Hosea 10:2

Their heart is divided; now shall they be found guilty: he shall break down their altars, he shall ruin their images.

Revelation 3:15

I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot: I would that you were cold or hot.

Jeremiah 2:36

Why gad you about so much to change your way? you also shall be ashamed of Egypt, as you were ashamed of Assyria.

Hosea 6:4

O Ephraim, what shall I do unto you? O Judah, what shall I do unto you? for your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goes away.

Matthew 13:6

And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.

Acts 13:13

Now when Paul and his company set sail from Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamphylia: and John departing from them returned to Jerusalem.

Galatians 2:12

For before certain men came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles: but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing them who were of the circumcision.

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Instability » Warnings against

Jeremiah 2:36

Why gad you about so much to change your way? you also shall be ashamed of Egypt, as you were ashamed of Assyria.

Hosea 6:4

O Ephraim, what shall I do unto you? O Judah, what shall I do unto you? for your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goes away.

More verses: James 1:6

Instability » Examples of

Galatians 2:12

For before certain men came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles: but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing them who were of the circumcision.

Matthew 13:6

And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.

Acts 13:13

Now when Paul and his company set sail from Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamphylia: and John departing from them returned to Jerusalem.

Instability » Instances of » Solomon, in yielding to his idolatrous wives

1 Kings 11:1-8

But king Solomon loved many foreign women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians, and Hittites; Of the nations concerning which the LORD said unto the children of Israel, You shall not go in to them, neither shall they come in unto you: for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods: Solomon clung unto these in love. And he had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines: and his wives turned away his heart. read more.
For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father. For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, and after Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites. And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father. Then did Solomon build a high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the hill that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the children of Ammon. And likewise did he for all his foreign wives, who burned incense and sacrificed unto their gods.

Instability » Instances of » David, in yielding to lust

2 Samuel 11:2-9

And it came to pass in an evening, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself; and the woman was very beautiful to look upon. And David sent and inquired after the woman. And one said, Is not this Bath-sheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite? And David sent messengers, and took her; and she came in unto him, and he lay with her; for she was purified from her uncleanness: and she returned unto her house. read more.
And the woman conceived, and sent and told David, and said, I am with child. And David sent to Joab, saying, Send me Uriah the Hittite. And Joab sent Uriah to David. And when Uriah was come unto him, David asked of him how Joab did, and how the people did, and how the war prospered. And David said to Uriah, Go down to your house, and wash your feet. And Uriah departed out of the king's house, and there followed him a present from the king. But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house with all the servants of his lord, and went not down to his house.

Instability » Instances of » Saul, in his feelings toward david

1 Samuel 18:19

But it came to pass at the time when Merab Saul's daughter should have been given to David, that she was given unto Adriel the Meholathite as his wife.

Instability » Instances of » Some disciples of jesus

Instability » Instances of » Lot's wife

Instability » Instances of » Mark

Acts 15:38

But Paul thought it not good to take him with them, who departed from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work.

Instability » Instances of » Reuben

Genesis 49:4

Unstable as water, you shall not excel; because you went up to your father's bed; then you defiled it: he went up to my couch.

Instability » Instances of » Ephraim and judah

Hosea 6:4

O Ephraim, what shall I do unto you? O Judah, what shall I do unto you? for your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goes away.

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Instability

James 1:6-7

But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavers is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive anything of the Lord.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Instability

James 1:6-7

But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavers is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive anything of the Lord.