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31 Powerful Scriptures Against Delay And Stagnation

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The surest way to deal with delays and stagnation in life is through your stand on and faith-filled declaration of God’s word.

These scriptures against delay and stagnation will furnish you with bible verses (bullets of the Spirit) to shoot at delay and stagnation until you bring the two down.

That’s what is called the fight of faith. (See 1 Timothy 6:12, KJV)

Prayer is good, but prayer is best and most effective when it based and born out of the word of God. So as you pray, be sure to mix your faith with these scriptures, so your prayer against delay and stagnation will be super effective.

Ready to arm yourself with the bullets of the Spirit for this fight?

Let’s get to it.

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Scriptures Against Delay And Stagnation

The following are scriptures against delay and stagnation that you can stand on in your quest for deliverance from delay and stagnation. Pray them, confess them, war with them and you will see the glory of God.

1. Psalm 24:7, 9, KJV:

Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. …Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. 

2. Psalm 102:13, KJV:

Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come. 

3. Psalm 38:21-22, KJV:

Forsake me not, O LORD: O my God, be not far from me. Make haste to help me, O Lord my salvation. 

4. Psalm 40:13, KJV:

Be pleased, O LORD, to deliver me: O LORD, make haste to help me.

5. Psalm 70:1, KJV:

Make haste, O God, to deliver me; make haste to help me, O LORD. 

6. Psalm 71:12, KJV:

O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help. 

7. Psalm 141:1, KJV:

LORD, I cry unto thee: make haste unto me; give ear unto my voice, when I cry unto thee. 

8. Psalm 126:6, KJV:

He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him. 

9. Psalm 31:2, KJV:

Bow down thine ear to me; deliver me speedily: be thou my strong rock, for an house of defence to save me. 

10. Psalm 143:7, KJV:

Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit. 

11. Psalm 90:14, KJV:

O satisfy us early with thy mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.

12. Habakkuk 2:3, KJV:

For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.

13. 2 Samuel 22:17, KJV:

He sent from above, he took me; he drew me out of many waters.

14. Deuteronomy 1:6-7, KJV:

The LORD our God spake unto us in Horeb, saying, Ye have dwelt long enough in this mount: Turn you, and take your journey, and go to the mount of the Amorites, and unto all the places nigh thereunto, in the plain, in the hills, and in the vale, and in the south, and by the sea side, to the land of the Canaanites, and unto Lebanon, unto the great river, the river Euphrates.

15. Proverbs 13:12, KJV:

Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life. 

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16. Hosea 10:12, KJV:

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.

17. Exodus 8:1, KJV:

And the LORD spake unto Moses, Go unto Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Let my people go, that they may serve me. 

18. 2 Corinthians 6:3, KJV:

(For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.) 

19. Isaiah 43:19, KJV:

Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert. 

20. Isaiah 8:10, KJV:

Take counsel together, and it shall come to nought; speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us. 

21. Psalm 50:3, KJV:

Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him. 

22. Isaiah 48:11, KJV:

For mine own sake, even for mine own sake, will I do it: for how should my name be polluted? and I will not give my glory unto another. 

23. Isaiah 46:11, KJV:

Calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken it, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it. 

24. Joshua 1:8, KJV:

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success. 

25. Isaiah 10:27, KJV:

And it shall come to pass in that day, that his burden shall be taken away from off thy shoulder, and his yoke from off thy neck, and the yoke shall be destroyed because of the anointing. 

26. Isaiah 14:24, KJV:

The LORD of hosts hath sworn, saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand: 

27. Isaiah 65:24, KJV:

And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear. 

28. Hosea 2:21-23, KJV:

And it shall come to pass in that day, I will hear, saith the LORD, I will hear the heavens, and they shall hear the earth; And the earth shall hear the corn, and the wine, and the oil; and they shall hear Jezreel. And I will sow her unto me in the earth; and I will have mercy upon her that had not obtained mercy; and I will say to them which were not my people, Thou art my people; and they shall say, Thou art my God. 

29. Ezekiel 36:37, KJV:

Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will yet for this be enquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them; I will increase them with men like a flock. 

30. Isaiah 58:12, KJV:

And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places: thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in. 

31. Romans 9:28, KJV:

For he will finish the work, and cut it short in righteousness: because a short work will the Lord make upon the earth. 

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No doubt, these bible verses are not the only scriptures against delay and stagnation there is, but these ones are sufficient enough to give you a place and position in the word.

With that position, you have a legal ground to fight the good fight of faith by the word until you come through to victory.

See, the mountain of delay and stagnation will not bow to tears and cries, it will bow to the power of the word of God prayed or proclaim.

Plus, God will most certainly not do anything about the delays and stagnation you experience in life, He expects you to do something about it.

He’s given you His Spirit, He’s given you His name, and now you have His word to meet the need.

All that’s left is for you to speak the word, use the sword of the Spirit. (See Ephesians 6:17b, NIV)

Speak God’s word to the mountain of delay and stagnation, address it in Jesus name, by the power of the Holy Spirit and it will obey.

I see an end to delay and stagnation in your life, family and ministry, in Jesus’ name.

I see you come out on-top with songs of deliverance, rejoicing, praise and victory at last, in Jesus name


31 Powerful Scriptures Against Delay And Stagnation


12 thoughts on “31 Powerful Scriptures Against Delay And Stagnation

  1. The God that we serve is a great God and his name shall redeem us from any harm and evil plan.
    By the blood of Jesus Christ,we will overcome.

  2. Many thanks for the scriptures, I found them very useful.
    God continues to increase and strengthens you on all sides

  3. Tank you and Bless you and keep you. The time for God to favor me had come ye the set time is now.

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