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 changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.
1 Corinthians 8:5
For though there be those called gods, whether in heaven or in earth, (as there be gods many, and lords many,)
2 Thessalonians 2:4
Who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God, or that is worshiped; so that he as God sits in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.
He has not dealt so with any nation: and as for his judgments, they have not known them. Praise you the LORD.
And this is life eternal, that they might know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.
For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and deity; so that they are without excuse:
1 Corinthians 1:21
For since in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
2 Corinthians 4:4
In whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of them who believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.
But then, when you knew not God, you did service unto them which by nature are no gods.
That at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
1 Timothy 1:17
Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.
1 John 5:20
And we know that the Son of God is come, and has given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.
And the times of this ignorance God overlooked; but now commands all men everywhere to repent:
These things have you done, and I kept silence; you thought that I was altogether such a one as yourself: but I will rebuke you, and set them in order before your eyes.
But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
You worship you know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews.
Jesus answered, If I honor myself, my honor is nothing: it is my Father that honors me; of whom you say, that he is your God: