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12 Bible Verses about Shallowness

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Ezekiel 33:31

Then they come to you as a group, sit down right in front of you as if they were my people, hear your words and then they don't do what you say because they're seeking only their own desires, they pursue ill-gotten profits, and they keep following their own self-interests.

Ezekiel 33:32

As far as they are concerned, you sing romantic songs with a beautiful voice and play a musical instrument well. They'll listen to what you have to say, but they won't put it into practice!

Mark 4:16

Others are like the seeds sown on the stony ground. When they hear the word, at once they joyfully accept it,

Mark 4:17

but since they don't have any roots, they last for only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes along because of the word, they immediately fall away.

Luke 6:49

But the person who hears what I say but doesn't act on it is like someone who built a house on the ground without any foundation. When the floodwaters pushed against it, that house quickly collapsed, and the resulting destruction of that house was extensive."

Acts 27:41

But they struck a sandbar and ran the ship aground. The bow stuck and couldn't be moved, while the stern was broken to pieces by the force of the waves.

Mark 4:16-17

Others are like the seeds sown on the stony ground. When they hear the word, at once they joyfully accept it, but since they don't have any roots, they last for only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes along because of the word, they immediately fall away.

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Luke 8:13

The ones on the stony ground are the people who joyfully welcome the word when they hear it. But since they don't have any roots, they believe for a while, but in a time of testing they fall away.

Careless hearing » Shallowness

Hearing » Careless, characteristics of » Shallowness

Shallowness » No deep convictions

Shallowness » Of sentimental hearing

Ezekiel 33:32

As far as they are concerned, you sing romantic songs with a beautiful voice and play a musical instrument well. They'll listen to what you have to say, but they won't put it into practice!

Shallowness » No deep affection

Ezekiel 33:31

Then they come to you as a group, sit down right in front of you as if they were my people, hear your words and then they don't do what you say because they're seeking only their own desires, they pursue ill-gotten profits, and they keep following their own self-interests.

Shallowness » No deep roots

Mark 4:16-17

Others are like the seeds sown on the stony ground. When they hear the word, at once they joyfully accept it, but since they don't have any roots, they last for only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes along because of the word, they immediately fall away.

Shallowness » Inability to receive the deeper message

Shallowness » No deep foundation

Luke 6:49

But the person who hears what I say but doesn't act on it is like someone who built a house on the ground without any foundation. When the floodwaters pushed against it, that house quickly collapsed, and the resulting destruction of that house was extensive."

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3;13;4

"If the light spot in the skin of his body is white but the appearance of the skin rash isn't deeper than the skin of his body and its hair has not become white, then the priest is to isolate the one who is infected for seven days.

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