Persistent Grumbling Results in Defeat
The Lord is not pleased when His children persist in stubbornness and disobedience. Even though His mercy prevents you from being consumed you will not escape the consequences because your negative words will become a curse and prevent you from inheriting your blessings.
And the Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying, “How long shall I bear with this evil congregation who complained against Me? I have heard the complaints which the children of Israel make against Me. Say to them, ‘As I live,’ says the Lord, ‘just as you have spoken in My hearing, so I will do to you. (Numbers 14:27-28)