8741 failure

8741 failure

Scripture indicates various ways in which believers may fail God, while emphasising that God will never fail his people.

God will never fail his people

1Ch 28:20 See also Jos 1:8-9; Ps 89:28

God’s righteousness will not fail Isa 51:6

God’s compassion will not fail La 3:22-23

God’s word will not fail

Isa 55:10-11 See also Ro 9:6

Examples of failing God

Failing to abide in him Ps 14:3 See also Ps 58:3; Ps 78:57; Jer 2:19; Jer 3:22; Jer 15:6; Jn 15:6; 2Pe 3:17

Failing to believe in him Jn 20:27 See also Nu 14:11-12; Ps 78:21-33; Heb 3:12

Failing to fear him Ge 20:11 See also Ex 9:30; Dt 25:18; Job 6:14; Lk 23:40

Failing to honour him Mal 2:2 See also Nu 20:12; 1Sa 2:29-30; Da 5:22-23; Ro 2:23

Failing to love him 1Co 16:22 See also Jos 23:10-13; Mt 10:37; Rev 2:4

Failing to obey him 2Ki 17:14-20; Mt 7:26

Failing to remember him Dt 8:11; Dt 32:18 See also Jdg 3:7; Jdg 8:33-34; 1Sa 12:9; Ps 78:11; Ps 106:21; Isa 17:10

Failing to seek him 2Ch 12:14 See also Ps 14:2-3; Ps 119:155; Isa 9:13; Zep 1:6

Failing to serve him Dt 28:47-48 See also Job 21:14-15; Jer 2:20; Mal 3:14; Ro 1:25

Failing to trust him Mt 6:30 pp Lk 12:28 See also Mt 14:31; Mt 16:8; Mt 17:17-20

Peter’s failure of Jesus Christ Mt 26:33-35 pp Mk 14:29-31; Lk 22:31-34; Jn 18:25-27

See also

1035God, faithfulness
1055God, grace & mercy
1125God, righteousness
5484punishment by God
5838disrespect
5960success
8032trust, lack of
8359weakness, spiritual
8451mortification
8718disobedience
8742faithlessness
8764forgetting God

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