Hard Questions In The Bible

Hard Questions In The Bible: The Bible is the most significant book ever written. It’s also among the most enigmatic.

The majority of individuals struggle to comprehend it, but they are unsure of where to begin. They are aware that they want to read it, but they are unsure of where to begin or what inquiries to make.

We can help with that! Here on our blog, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most often asked questions concerning the Bible and provided you with the answers.

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Hard Questions In The Bible

Psalm 51:10 ESV / 99 helpful votes 

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 93 helpful votes 

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.

Romans 2:5 ESV / 92 helpful votes 

But because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God’s righteous judgment will be revealed.

Ezekiel 36:26 ESV / 88 helpful votes 

And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.

Jeremiah 17:9 ESV / 83 helpful votes 

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?

1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 80 helpful votes 

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”

Psalm 34:18 ESV / 58 helpful votes 

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.

John 14:27 ESV / 55 helpful votes 

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

Mark 8:17 ESV / 53 helpful votes 

And Jesus, aware of this, said to them, “Why are you discussing the fact that you have no bread? Do you not yet perceive or understand? Are your hearts hardened?

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 51 helpful votes 

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 50 helpful votes 

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

Mark 6:52 ESV / 49 helpful votes 

For they did not understand about the loaves, but their hearts were hardened.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 48 helpful votes 

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Psalm 19:14 ESV / 48 helpful votes 

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Matthew 6:21 ESV / 47 helpful votes 

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Matthew 5:8 ESV / 46 helpful votes 

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

Proverbs 27:19 ESV / 46 helpful votes 

As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man.

Philippians 4:7 ESV / 44 helpful votes 

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 43 helpful votes 

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Matthew 22:37 ESV / 41 helpful votes 

And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.

Romans 10:10 ESV / 39 helpful votes 

For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.

Ephesians 4:18 ESV / 38 helpful votes 

They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart.

John 14:1 ESV / 38 helpful votes 

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.

Matthew 13:15 ESV / 38 helpful votes 

For this people’s heart has grown dull, and with their ears they can barely hear, and their eyes they have closed, lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them.’

Obadiah 1:3 ESV / 38 helpful votes 

The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who live in the clefts of the rock, in your lofty dwelling, who say in your heart, “Who will bring me down to the ground?”

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 38 helpful votes 

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Genesis 6:5 ESV / 38 helpful votes 

The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Mark 11:23 ESV / 37 helpful votes 

Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him.

Jeremiah 17:9-10 ESV / 37 helpful votes 

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it? “I the Lord search the heart and test the mind, to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his deeds.”

Hebrews 3:13 ESV / 35 helpful votes 

But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.

Ezekiel 11:19 ESV / 35 helpful votes 

And I will give them one heart, and a new spirit I will put within them. I will remove the heart of stone from their flesh and give them a heart of flesh,

Daniel 5:20 ESV / 34 helpful votes 

But when his heart was lifted up and his spirit was hardened so that he dealt proudly, he was brought down from his kingly throne, and his glory was taken from him.

Proverbs 17:22 ESV / 33 helpful votes 

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 32 helpful votes 

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

2 Corinthians 9:7 ESV / 31 helpful votes 

Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

Isaiah 6:10 ESV / 31 helpful votes 

Make the heart of this people dull, and their ears heavy, and blind their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their hearts, and turn and be healed.”

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 30 helpful votes 

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Exodus 9:12 ESV / 30 helpful votes 

But the Lord hardened the heart of Pharaoh, and he did not listen to them, as the Lord had spoken to Moses.

Luke 6:45 ESV / 29 helpful votes 

The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Exodus 7:3 ESV / 29 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful

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