Most Relevant Verses
If I regard wickedness in my heart, The Lord will not hear;
But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, And your sins have hidden His face from you so that He does not hear.
"You are presenting defiled food upon My altar But you say, 'How have we defiled You?' In that you say, 'The table of the LORD is to be despised.'
Thus says the LORD to this people, "Even so they have loved to wander; they have not kept their feet in check Therefore the LORD does not accept them; now He will remember their iniquity and call their sins to account."
"Because I called and you refused, I stretched out my hand and no one paid attention;
"But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder and stopped their ears from hearing.
"So when you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; Yes, even though you multiply prayers, I will not listen Your hands are covered with blood.
Therefore thus says the LORD, "Behold I am bringing disaster on them which they will not be able to escape; though they will cry to Me, yet I will not listen to them.
He said to me, "Do you see this, son of man? Yet you will see still greater abominations than these."
But he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind.
"For what is the hope of the godless when he is cut off, When God requires his life?
"There they cry out, but He does not answer Because of the pride of evil men.
"The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: 'God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
You have also made my enemies turn their backs to me, And I destroyed those who hated me.
"You who hate good and love evil, Who tear off their skin from them And their flesh from their bones,