Hindrances to Answered Prayer

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God is faithful to answer the prayers of His people.  However, the bible tells us that there are situations where prayers go unanswered - for a reason. Study the following scripture references to better understand why some prayers are not answered.



Never received Christ as Savior— Romans 3:26
Unconfessed sin— Psalm 66:13
Idols - Ezekiel 14:3
Unresolved marital problems - I Peter 3:7
An unforgiving spirit - Mark 11:25; Matthew.6:14-15
Unresolved relationships - Matthew 5:23-24
Controlled by feelings - Psalms 32:6
Pride - 2 Chronicles.7:14
Vain repetitions - Matthew 6:7
Lack of generosity - Proverbs 21:13
Lack of faith - James 1:6-7
Faith without works - James 2:14-13
Failure to pray - James 4:17