20 Bible verses about Unanswered Prayer
You ask and do not receive because you ask with wrong motives, so that you can spend it on your pleasures; your sins have separated you from your God, and your sins have hidden His face from you so that He does not hear; you ask and do not receive because you ask with wrong motives, so that you can spend it on your pleasures.
Isaiah 59:3. For your hands are defiled with bloodAnd your fingers with iniquity. Ezekiel 8:15-18. We know that God does not hear sinners, but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him. Jeremiah 14:10. For they made their hearts like flint so that they could not hear the law.
What does the Bible say about God not hearing our prayers?
1. 1 Peter 3:12 – “For the Lord’s eyes are on the righteous, and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the Lord’s face is against those who do evil.” 2. John 9:31 – “We know that God does not listen to sinners.”
What does the Bible say about sinners praying?
In order to become a Christian, one must confess with his mouth, that is, say the sinner’s prayer. Revelation 3:20 is used to teach that Christ is knocking at the door of one’s heart, and when a lost person asks Him to come inside, Jesus comes into the sinner’s heart. Romans 10:9-10, 13 are used to affirm that one must confess with his mouth, that is, say the sinner’s prayer.
How can I be sure God listens to my prayers?
u201cHow can I be sure God hears my prayers?u201d
- Answers in Church. I once had a huge doubt about whether or not to go on a date with a nonmember.
- Remember Who You Are.
- A Child’s Prayer.
- Ask and Ye Shall Receive.
- Search It Out.
- Pray Sincerely.
What causes God not to answer prayers?
– If you knowingly condone sin, whether it’s happening to you or to someone else, and don’t correct it, you’re’regarding iniquity in your heart,’ and should therefore disregard God answering your prayers.
How do you know God has answered your prayers?
God Is Answering Your Prayers in 4 Ways
- God Answers Your Prayers Through Scripture. God always speaks through His word.
- God Answers Your Prayers Through Others.
- God May Answer Your Prayers Audibly.
Can God use sinners?
“For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners,” says Matthew 9:12, which is fantastic news! We’re all sinners who fall short of the glory of God, but He can and will still use us all. This means that you’re not too far gone for God to love and use you.
What is the only unforgivable sin in the Bible?
Several passages in the Synoptic Gospels, including Mark 3:28u201329, Matthew 12:31u201332, and Luke 12:10, as well as other New Testament passages like Hebrews 6:4-6, Hebrews 10:26u201331, and 1 John 5:16, specify one eternal or unforgivable sin (blasphemy against the Holy Spirit), also known as the sin unto death.
Can God bless a sinner?
While all wrongdoing is sin, there is sin that is not deadlyu201d (5:15-17), because being dead in sins blocks any other blessings rather powerfully. So, while God can bless even serious sinners, we should not assume that He will, and instead pray for lifesaving repentance.
Does God hear every prayer?
While this may appear harsh, it is simply the truth: God does not hear every prayer that is offered to him; rather, God hears the prayers of those who put their faith in him.
Can Jesus hear our prayers?
There are times when God does not appear to hear our prayers, but He may be saying no or not yet u2013 ‘You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart,’ Jeremiah 29:13 (NIV). There are also times when God does not appear to hear our prayers, but He may be saying no or not yet.
What is the prayer that never fails?
There are none who can withstand Your power, Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to Thee (three times).
When God answer our prayers?
8 For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.u201d ( Matthew 7:7-8) I also believe that when our heavenly Father responds to our prayers, He always responds with what is best for us.
What do I do when God is silent?
Bring it to the Lord, speak to him, be honest in front of him, trust that he hears you, take refuge in his faithfulness, and know that there is a mighty God who loves you behind every heavy silence.