Why It Happened

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Genesis 42:21

Then they said to each other, “Obviously, we are being punished for what we did to our brother. We saw his deep distress when he pleaded with us, but we would not listen. That is why this trouble has come to us.”

Jonah 1:12

He answered them, “Pick me up and throw me into the sea so it may quiet down for you, for I know that I’m to blame for this violent storm that is against you.”

Ezekiel 31:14

This happened so that no trees planted beside water would become great in height and set their tops among the clouds, and so that no other well-watered trees would reach them in height. For they have all been consigned to death, to the underworld, among the people who descend to the Pit.

Daniel 2:30

As for me, this mystery has been revealed to me, not because I have more wisdom than anyone living, but in order that the interpretation might be made known to the king, and that you may understand the thoughts of your mind.

2 Kings 17:7

This disaster happened because the people of Israel had sinned against the Lord their God who had brought them out of the land of Egypt from the power of Pharaoh king of Egypt and because they had worshiped other gods.

Micah 3:12

Therefore, because of you,
Zion will be plowed like a field,
Jerusalem will become ruins,
and the hill of the temple mount
will be a thicket.

Deuteronomy 9:4

When the Lord your God drives them out before you, do not say to yourself, ‘The Lord brought me in to take possession of this land because of my righteousness.’ Instead, the Lord will drive out these nations before you because of their wickedness.

Matthew 13:21

Yet he has no root in himself, but is short-lived. When pressure or persecution comes because of the word, immediately he stumbles.

John 4:41

Many more believed because of what He said.

Matthew 14:2

“This is John the Baptist!” he told his servants. “He has been raised from the dead, and that’s why supernatural powers are at work in him.”

Mark 6:14

King Herod heard of this, because Jesus’ name had become well known. Some said, “John the Baptist has been raised from the dead, and that’s why supernatural powers are at work in him.”

Matthew 20:7

“‘Because no one hired us,’ they said to him.“‘You also go to my vineyard,’ he told them.

Mark 6:26

Though the king was deeply distressed, because of his oaths and the guests he did not want to refuse her.

John 1:50

Jesus responded to him, “Do you believe only because I told you I saw you under the fig tree? You will see greater things than this.”

John 18:37

“You are a king then?” Pilate asked.“You say that I’m a king,” Jesus replied. “I was born for this, and I have come into the world for this: to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to My voice.”

Acts 26:16

But get up and stand on your feet. For I have appeared to you for this purpose, to appoint you as a servant and a witness of what you have seen and of what I will reveal to you.

Philemon 1:15

For perhaps this is why he was separated from you for a brief time, so that you might get him back permanently,

1 Corinthians 11:30

This is why many are sick and ill among you, and many have fallen asleep.

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