Warning Signs of Developing Hardness

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Warning Signs of Developing Hardness

  1. 1. WARNING SIGNS OF DEVELOPING HARDNESS From Life Application Bible
  2. 2. Hardening is like a callus or like the tough bone fibers that bridge a fracture.
  3. 3. Spiritual Hardening begins with self-sufficiency,
  4. 4. Security in one’s self, and self-satisfaction.
  5. 5. The real danger is that at some point, repeated resistance to some to God will yield an actual inability to respond,
  6. 6. which the bible describes as a hardened heart
  7. 7. Insensitivity indicates advanced hardening.
  8. 8. Here are some of the warning signs
  9. 9. Warning Signs: Disobeying – Pharaoh’s willful disobedience led to his hardened heart
  10. 10. Exodus 4:21
  11. 11. Having wealth and prosperity – Taking God’s blessings for granted can cause us to feel as if they were owed to us.
  12. 12. Deuteronomy 8:6-14
  13. 13. Rebelling and being discontented – Suffering or discomfort can create a attitude that blames God
  14. 14. Psalm 95:8
  15. 15. Rejecting a deserved rebuke – Rejecting God’s gift makes our neck stiff and our heart hard
  16. 16. Proverbs 29:1
  17. 17. Refusing to listen – Refusing to listen leads to a loss of spiritual hearing
  18. 18. Zechariah 7:11-13
  19. 19. Failing to respond – Listening to God with no intention of obeying produces an inability to obey
  20. 20. Matthew 13:22-15

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