Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

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Bible References


Romans 1:19
For all that can be known of God is clearly before them; God has shown it to them.
John 3:19
And the basis of the judgment is this, that the light has come into the world, and yet, because their actions were wicked, men have loved the darkness more than the light.

They glorified

Romans 15:9
and causing the heathen to praise God for his mercy; as the Scripture says, "I will give thanks to you for this among the heathen, And sing in honor of your name."
Luke 17:15
But one of them, when he saw that he was cured, came back, loudly praising God,
2 Timothy 3:2
People will be selfish, avaricious, boastful, arrogant, abusive, undutiful, ungrateful, irreverent,
Revelation 14:7
He cried in a loud voice, "Fear God and give him glory, for the hour for his judgment has come. Worship him who made heaven and earth and sea and the springs of water."
Revelation 15:4
Who will not fear and give glory to your name, Lord? For you alone are holy. All the heathen will come and worship before you, for the justice of your sentences has now been shown."

But became

Ephesians 4:17
So what I mean and insist upon in the Lord's name is this: You must no longer live like the heathen, with their frivolity of mind and darkened understanding.
1 Peter 1:18
for you know that you have not been ransomed with anything perishable like silver or gold, from the futile way of living in which you were brought up,

Their foolish

Romans 11:10
Let their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see; Make their backs bend forever under their burden!"
Acts 26:18
to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's control to God, so that they may have their sins forgiven and have a place among those who are consecrated through faith in me.'
1 Peter 2:9
But you are the chosen race, the royal priesthood, the consecrated nation, his own people, so that you may declare the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his wonderful light;

General references

James 4:17
So when a man knows what is right and fails to do it, he is guilty of sin.