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Striving With God

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Acts 26:14

"And when we had all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice saying to me in the Hebrew dialect, 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me? It is hard for you to kick against the goads.'

2 Chronicles 13:12

"Now behold, God is with us at our head and His priests with the signal trumpets to sound the alarm against you. O sons of Israel, do not fight against the LORD God of your fathers, for you will not succeed."

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the LORD.

Isaiah 8:10

"Devise a plan, but it will be thwarted; State a proposal, but it will not stand, For God is with us."

Acts 11:17

"Therefore if God gave to them the same gift as He gave to us also after believing in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I that I could stand in God's way?"

Psalm 2:2-5

The kings of the earth take their stand And the rulers take counsel together Against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying,

Job 15:20-26

"The wicked man writhes in pain all his days, And numbered are the years stored up for the ruthless.

Romans 9:20

On the contrary, who are you, O man, who answers back to God? The thing molded will not say to the molder, "Why did you make me like this," will it?

Job 40:2

"Will the faultfinder contend with the Almighty? Let him who reproves God answer it."

Isaiah 45:9-11

"Woe to the one who quarrels with his Maker-- An earthenware vessel among the vessels of earth! Will the clay say to the potter, 'What are you doing?' Or the thing you are making say, 'He has no hands'?

Numbers 14:1-4

Then all the congregation lifted up their voices and cried, and the people wept that night.

Numbers 20:13

Those were the waters of Meribah, because the sons of Israel contended with the LORD, and He proved Himself holy among them.

Psalm 95:8-9

Do not harden your hearts, as at Meribah, As in the day of Massah in the wilderness,

Acts 5:39

but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found fighting against God."

1 Samuel 17:45

Then David said to the Philistine, "You come to me with a sword, a spear, and a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have taunted.

Isaiah 37:22-25

this is the word that the LORD has spoken against him: "She has despised you and mocked you, The virgin daughter of Zion; She has shaken her head behind you, The daughter of Jerusalem!

Acts 9:4-5

and he fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?"

Genesis 32:24-28

Then Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.

Hosea 12:2-5

The LORD also has a dispute with Judah, And will punish Jacob according to his ways; He will repay him according to his deeds.

Romans 7:14-25

For we know that the Law is spiritual, but I am of flesh, sold into bondage to sin.

1 Corinthians 9:25-27

Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.

Philippians 3:10-14

that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death;

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.

Isaiah 64:7

There is no one who calls on Your name, Who arouses himself to take hold of You; For You have hidden Your face from us And have delivered us into the power of our iniquities.

Luke 22:44

And being in agony He was praying very fervently; and His sweat became like drops of blood, falling down upon the ground.

Exodus 5:22-23

Then Moses returned to the LORD and said, "O Lord, why have You brought harm to this people? Why did You ever send me?

Job 10:18

'Why then have You brought me out of the womb? Would that I had died and no eye had seen me!

Psalm 73:16

When I pondered to understand this, It was troublesome in my sight

Psalm 88:14-18

O LORD, why do You reject my soul? Why do You hide Your face from me?

Habakkuk 1:2-4

How long, O LORD, will I call for help, And You will not hear? I cry out to You, "Violence!" Yet You do not save.

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