Bible verses about "backsliders" | ECB

Ezekiel 18:24

24 But when the just turns from his justness, and works wickedness, and works according to all the abhorrences the wicked work, lives he? All the justness he worked are not remembered: in his treason, he treasoned, and in the sin he sinned, he dies.

Malachi 3:7

Even from the days of your fathers you turn aside from my statutes and guard them not. Return to me and I return to you, says Yah Veh Sabaoth. And you say, Return in what?

Revelation 3:2

2 Be watchful and establish the rest who are about to die: for I have not found your works fulfilled/shalamed in the sight of Elohim.

2 Peter 2:20

20 For if, having escaped the defilements of the cosmos through the knowledge of Adonay and Saviour Yah Shua Messiah, and entangled again by these and belittled, their finality becomes worse than at first.

Revelation 3:3

3 So remember how you took and heard: and guard and repent: so whenever you watch not I come upon you as a thief; and you never no way know what hour I come upon you.

Galatians 6:1

Brothers, whenever a human is overtaken in backsliding, you who are spiritual, prepare such a one in the spirit of meekness; scoping yourself, lest you also are tested.

Galatians 4:9

9 But now, knowing Elohim - or rather Elohim knowing us, how return you to the frail and poor elements, to which you uppermostly will to be in servitude?

1 Timothy 1:19

19 holding trust and a good conscience; which some, concerning the trust, shoved away and shipwrecked:

Hebrews 6:4-8

For it is impossible for those once enlightened, and tasted of the gratuity of the heavenlies, and became partakers of Holy Spirit, 5 and tasted the good rhema of Elohim, and the dynamis of the eon to come, 6 and fall away, to renew again to repentance: seeing they restake to themselves the Son of Elohim and expose him. 7 For the earth that drinks in the rain often coming upon it and brings botany wellfitting for them through whom it is cultivated, partakes blessing from Elohim: Psalm 65:10 8 and whoever brings thorns and briers is disapproved and is near cursing - whose completion/shalom is to scorching.

James 4:8

8 approach Elohim and he approaches you; purify your hands, sinners; and hallow your hearts, double souled;

James 4:17

17 So, to him who knows to do good, and does not, to him it is sin.

Galatians 5:7

You run well; who hinders you to not obey the truth?

Luke 9:62

62 And Yah Shua says to him, No one, having put his hand on the plough, and looking back, is well fit for the sovereigndom of Elohim.

Hebrews 10:26-29

For if we sin voluntarily after we take the knowledge of the truth, there remains not still sacrifice for sins; 27 but an awesome expectation of judgment and zeal of fire to consume the opposers. 28 Anyone who set aside the torah of Mosheh died apart from compassion under two or three witnesses: 29 of how much worse punishment, think you, is he deemed worthy - who tramples the Son of Elohim? - and deems profane the blood of the covenant wherein he was hallowed? - and insults the Spirit of charism?

Revelation 2:4

4 Yet I have against you because you forsook your first love.

2 Peter 2:21

21 For it had been better for them to not have known the way of justness, than having known, to turn from the holy misvah delivered to them.

Revelation 2:5

5 So remember whence you fell and repent and do the first works; and if not, I come to you quickly and stir your menorah from its place unless you repent.

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