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Some Reasons For No Answer To Prayer

 

ASKING FOR THE WRONG REASON

“You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives...”

James 4:3

DESPISING THE LAW (GOD’S WORD) 

“He who turns away his ear from listening to the law, even his prayer is an abomination.”

Proverbs 28:9

DISOBEDIENCE

“And the Lord said, ‘Do not go up, nor fight,’...but you rebelled against the command of the Lord...then you returned and wept...but the Lord did not listen to your voice, nor give ear to you.”

Deuteronomy 1:42-45

IMPATIENCE

“God is a rewarder of them that diligently seek Him.”

Hebrews 11:6b KJV

INDIFFERENCE

“Insolent men delight in their insolence; stupid men hate knowledge. When they call upon Me, I will not answer them; when they search for Me, they shall not find me.”

Proverbs 1:27-28 NEB

NEGLECT OF MERCY

“He who shuts his ear to the cry of the poor will also cry himself and not be answered.”

Proverbs 21:13

NOT HONORING ONE ANOTHER

“Grant her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.”

1 Peter 3:7b

SETTING UP IDOLS

“These men have set up their idols in their hearts... Should I be consulted by them at all?”

Ezekiel 14:3

STUBBORNNESS

“They refused to pay attention, and turned a stubborn shoulder...so they called and I would not listen.”

Zechariah 7:11-13

UNBELIEF

“Without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is.”

Hebrews 11:6a

UNCONFESSED SIN

“He would not have listened if I had not confessed my sins.”

Psalm 66:18 TLB

UNFORGIVENESS

“Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone; so that your Father...may forgive you your transgressions.”

Mark 11:25