Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.
and for the splendor of the immortal God they have substituted images in the form of mortal man, birds, animals, and reptiles.
1 Corinthians 8:5
For supposing there are so-called gods in heaven or on earth??nd indeed there are plenty of such gods and lords??6 yet for us there is just one God, the Father, who is the source of all things, and for whom we live, and just one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom everything was made and through whom we live.
2 Thessalonians 2:4
the adversary of every being that is called a god or an object of worship, and so overbearing toward them as to enter God's sanctuary and take his seat there, proclaiming himself to be God??5 do you not remember that when I was with you, I used to tell you this?
And eternal life means knowing you as the only true God, and knowing Jesus your messenger as Christ.
Ever since the creation of the world, his invisible nature??is eternal power and divine character??ave been clearly perceptible through what he has made. So they have no excuse,
1 Corinthians 1:21
For since in God's providence the world with all its wisdom did not come to know God, God chose, through the folly of the gospel message, to save those who had faith in him.
2 Corinthians 4:4
In their case, the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep the light of the good news of the glorious Christ, the likeness of God, from dawning upon them.
But formerly, in your ignorance of God, you were slaves to gods that really did not exist,
At that time you had no connection with Christ, you were aliens to the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the agreements about God's promise; with no hope and no God in all the world.
1 Timothy 1:17
To the eternal King, immortal and invisible, the one God, be honor and glory forever and ever! Amen.
1 John 5:20
And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us power to recognize him who is true; and we are in union with him who is true, through his Son, Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.
While God overlooked those times of ignorance, he now calls upon all men everywhere to repent,
But their worship of me is all in vain, For the lessons they teach are but human precepts.' "
You worship something you know nothing about; we know what we worship, for salvation comes from the Jews.
Jesus answered, "If I show special honor to myself, such honor counts for nothing. It is my Father who shows me honor. You say he is your God,