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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, 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. He is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

Matthew 7:26-27

Everyone who hears these words of mine, and doesn't do them will be like a foolish man, who built his house on the sand. The rain came down, the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat on that house; and it fell -- and great was its fall."

2 Peter 3:16

as also in all of his letters, speaking in them of these things. In those, there are some things that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unsettled twist, as they also do to the other Scriptures, to their own destruction.

Matthew 7:24-25

"Everyone therefore who hears these words of mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man, who built his house on a rock. The rain came down, the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat on that house; and it didn't fall, for it was founded on the rock.

Hosea 10:2

Their heart is divided. Now they will be found guilty. He will demolish their altars. He will destroy their sacred stones.

Revelation 3:15

"I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were cold or hot.

Jeremiah 2:36

Why do you go about so much to change your way? You will be ashamed of Egypt also, as you were ashamed of Assyria.

Hosea 6:4

"Ephraim, what shall I do to you? Judah, what shall I do to you? For your love is like a morning cloud, and like the dew that disappears early.

Matthew 13:6

When the sun had risen, they were scorched. Because they had no root, they withered away.

Acts 13:13

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

Galatians 2:12

For before some people came from James, he ate with the Gentiles. But when they came, he drew back and separated himself, fearing those who were of the circumcision.

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Instability » Warnings against

Jeremiah 2:36

Why do you go about so much to change your way? You will be ashamed of Egypt also, as you were ashamed of Assyria.

Hosea 6:4

"Ephraim, what shall I do to you? Judah, what shall I do to you? For your love is like a morning cloud, and like the dew that disappears early.

More verses: James 1:6

Instability » Examples of

Galatians 2:12

For before some people came from James, he ate with the Gentiles. But when they came, he drew back and separated himself, fearing those who were of the circumcision.

Matthew 13:6

When the sun had risen, they were scorched. Because they had no root, they withered away.

Acts 13:13

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

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

1 Kings 11:1-8

Now 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 Yahweh said to the children of Israel, "You shall not go among them, neither shall they come among you; for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods." Solomon joined to these in love. He had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines; and his wives turned away his heart. read more.
For it happened, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods; and his heart was not perfect with Yahweh 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. Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, and didn't go fully after Yahweh, as did David his father. Then did Solomon build a high place for Chemosh the abomination of Moab, on the mountain that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech the abomination of the children of Ammon. So did he for all his foreign wives, who burnt incense and sacrificed to their gods.

Instability » Instances of » David, in yielding to lust

2 Samuel 11:2-9

It happened at evening, that David arose from off his bed, and walked on the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful to look on. David sent and inquired after the woman. One said, "Isn't this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite?" David sent messengers, and took her; and she came in to him, and he lay with her (for she was purified from her uncleanness); and she returned to her house. read more.
The woman conceived; and she sent and told David, and said, "I am with child." David sent to Joab, [saying], "Send me Uriah the Hittite." Joab sent Uriah to David. When Uriah was come to him, David asked of him how Joab did, and how the people fared, and how the war prospered. David said to Uriah, "Go down to your house, and wash your feet." Uriah departed out of the king's house, and a gift from the king was sent after him. But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house with all the servants of his lord, and didn't go down to his house.

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

1 Samuel 18:19

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

Instability » Instances of » Some disciples of jesus

Instability » Instances of » Lot's wife

Instability » Instances of » Mark

Acts 15:38

But Paul didn't think that it was a good idea to take with them someone who had withdrawn from them in Pamphylia, and didn't go with them to do the work.

Instability » Instances of » Reuben

Genesis 49:4

Boiling over as water, you shall not excel; because you went up to your father's bed, then defiled it. He went up to my couch.

Instability » Instances of » Ephraim and judah

Hosea 6:4

"Ephraim, what shall I do to you? Judah, what shall I do to you? For your love is like a morning cloud, and like the dew that disappears early.

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.

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.