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Theasaurus: Conscience

45 Bible Verses about conscience

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Romans 2:15

for they shew that the duties prescrib'd by the law, are written in their hearts, their consciences bearing witness to it, by their own reasonings alternately accusing and excusing them.

1 Corinthians 10:29

when I say conscience, I don't mean your own, but that of the other: for why should I expose my liberty to the censure of another man's conscience?

Romans 13:5

wherefore you ought to submit not only from an apprehension of punishment, but

1 Corinthians 10:28

but if any man say to you, this is offered in sacrifice to an idol, don't eat, for his sake that mentioned it, and for conscience sake.

1 Corinthians 10:27

if any of the unbelievers invite you to an entertainment, and you are disposed to go; whatever is set before you, eat, without asking any question out of a scruple of conscience.

1 Corinthians 10:25

whatever is sold in the shambles, that eat, without making any scrupulous enquiry.

1 Corinthians 8:10

for if any man see you who have a just notion of idols, sitting at table in their temple, will not the person who is wrong in his notions be incouraged to eat what is offered to idols, tho' contrary to his own opinion?

1 Corinthians 4:4

(for though I am not conscious to my self of any unfaithfulness, yet am I not hereby absolved:) but he that is my supreme judge, is the Lord.

Romans 9:1

I call Christ, and the holy spirit to witness with my conscience, that I speak the truth without guile, when I say,

Romans 14:2

for one makes no difficulty of eating all sorts of food: another is so scrupulous, he lives upon herbs.

Hebrews 10:2

for then they would not have been repeated, because they who sacrificed being once purified, would not have been conscious of wanting any further atonement for their sins:

1 Corinthians 8:12

but when you thus offend against the brethren, by wounding their weak conscience, you sin against Christ.

Hebrews 9:9

This type subsists to the present time, both gifts and sacrifices being still offered, which cannot purify the mind of him that officiates

2 Corinthians 5:11

Shall I then, who know this terrible judgment of the Lord, endeavour to appease men? as for God, I am approved by him, and I trust also you are convinced of my being so approved.

1 Corinthians 8:7

But every one has not this knowledge: for some still imagine the idol represents a deity: and eat the meat under the notion of an offering to such a being: by which erroneous opinion they are infected with idolatry.

Hebrews 13:18

Pray for us, for we trust we have a clear conscience, and desire our virtuous conduct may appear to all the world.

1 John 3:20

for if our conscience condemn us, God knows us better than we do our selves, he knoweth all things.

Romans 1:19

because what should be known of God they are acquainted with; for God hath manifested it unto them.

Romans 14:22

keep the persuasion you have, to your own conscience. blessed is he that approves himself to God, without making any difference about meats:

Acts 23:1

Then Paul directing himself to the council, thus said, "hitherto I have liv'd strictly conscientious, as God knows."

Romans 2:14

when the Gentiles who have not the law, do by nature what the law prescribes, tho' these have not the law, they are a law to themselves:

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Conscience » Guilty

Hebrews 10:26-27

for if we wilfully apostatize, after having received the knowledge of the truth, it is as a sin for which there is no sacrifice appointed. and nothing is to be expected but that dreadful judgment, and fiery indignation, which shall devour all such adversaries.

Mark 6:14

In the mean time king Herod heard of Jesus, whose name was now celebrated, and he said, John the Baptist is risen from the dead, no wonder then that he works miracles.

Matthew 27:3-5

At the same time, Judas who had betrayed him, finding that he was condemned, repented, and carried back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and senators, saying, I have sinned in betraying the blood of the innocent: and they said, what is it to us? you must look to that. then throwing down the pieces of silver in the temple, he departed, and went and hanged himself.

Conscience » A good conscience

Conscience » General references to

Acts 23:1

Then Paul directing himself to the council, thus said, "hitherto I have liv'd strictly conscientious, as God knows."

Romans 2:15

for they shew that the duties prescrib'd by the law, are written in their hearts, their consciences bearing witness to it, by their own reasonings alternately accusing and excusing them.

Romans 13:5

wherefore you ought to submit not only from an apprehension of punishment, but

Conscience » Dead

Ephesians 4:17-19

This I say therefore, and conjure you by the Lord not to live for the future as other Gentiles do, in the vanity of their minds, which are overspread with darkness, and averse to a religious life, thro' their innate ignorance and obduracy: who without remorse, have abandon'd themselves to brutality, in gratifying every lewd unnatural passion.

Conscience » Accuses of sin

Matthew 27:3

At the same time, Judas who had betrayed him, finding that he was condemned, repented, and carried back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and senators, saying,

Conscience » We should have the approval of

Romans 9:1

I call Christ, and the holy spirit to witness with my conscience, that I speak the truth without guile, when I say,

Romans 14:22

keep the persuasion you have, to your own conscience. blessed is he that approves himself to God, without making any difference about meats:

Conscience » The blood of Christ alone can purify

Hebrews 10:2-10

for then they would not have been repeated, because they who sacrificed being once purified, would not have been conscious of wanting any further atonement for their sins: whereas their annual sacrifices were accompanied with an anniversary commemoration of their sins. And indeed it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats, should take away the guilt of sin. read more.
wherefore at his appearing in publick, he saith, "sacrifice and offering thou wouldst not, but a body hast thou prepared me: in burnt-offerings and sacrifices for sin thou hast had no pleasure: then said I, lo I come, as in the volume of the book it is written of me, to do thy will, O God." after having said, "victims, oblations, holocausts, and sacrifice for sin, thou wouldst not, neither hadst pleasure therein," tho' they are all prescrib'd by the law; he immediately adds, "lo, I come to do thy WILL, O God." he abolishes the first to establish the second: in consequence of which WILL we are sanctified by the oblation which Jesus Christ has made once for all of his own body.

Conscience » Of saints, pure and good

Hebrews 13:18

Pray for us, for we trust we have a clear conscience, and desire our virtuous conduct may appear to all the world.

Conscience » Ministers should commend themselves to that of their people

2 Corinthians 5:11

Shall I then, who know this terrible judgment of the Lord, endeavour to appease men? as for God, I am approved by him, and I trust also you are convinced of my being so approved.

Conscience » Of others, not to be offended

1 Corinthians 10:28-32

but if any man say to you, this is offered in sacrifice to an idol, don't eat, for his sake that mentioned it, and for conscience sake. when I say conscience, I don't mean your own, but that of the other: for why should I expose my liberty to the censure of another man's conscience? if I am thankful for what I have, why should I chuse to be evil spoken of for that for which I give thanks? read more.
whether therefore you eat or drink, or whatsoever you do, do all to the glory of God. give no offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God.

Conscience » Testimony of, a source of joy

Conscience » Keep the faith in purity of

Conscience » Instances of » Of peter, after denying the lord

Mark 14:72

and the cock crowed for the second time. then Peter calling to mind that expression of Jesus, "before the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice," he cover'd his head and wept.

Conscience » Witnesses in man

Romans 2:15

for they shew that the duties prescrib'd by the law, are written in their hearts, their consciences bearing witness to it, by their own reasonings alternately accusing and excusing them.

Conscience » Instances of » Of david » For his adultery and the murder of uriah

Conscience » Without spiritual illumination, a false guide

Acts 26:9

I myself too once thought myself oblig'd strenuously to oppose the professors of Jesus the Nazarene, as I actually did at Jerusalem,

Acts 23:1

Then Paul directing himself to the council, thus said, "hitherto I have liv'd strictly conscientious, as God knows."

Conscience » Guilty » -ezra

Conscience » Faithful » Of peter, in declaring the whole counsel of God

Acts 4:19-20

but Peter and John made answer, do you yourselves judge, whether it be right in the sight of God, to obey you rather than God. for we cannot avoid publishing what we have seen and heard.

Conscience » Instances of » Of herod for beheading john the baptist

Luke 9:7

Now Herod the tetrarch was inform'd of all his transactions: and was perplex'd at the relation of some, that John was risen from the dead: whilst others said, Elias appear'd:

Matthew 14:2

and said to his servants, this is John the baptist, he is risen from the dead, and consequently is invested with miraculous power.

Conscience » Instances of » Of joseph's brethren

Conscience » The conscience witnessing

Romans 2:14-15

when the Gentiles who have not the law, do by nature what the law prescribes, tho' these have not the law, they are a law to themselves: for they shew that the duties prescrib'd by the law, are written in their hearts, their consciences bearing witness to it, by their own reasonings alternately accusing and excusing them.

Conscience » Guilty » Joseph's brethren

Conscience » Whose conscience is defiled

Titus 1:10-15

For there are many, especially among the Jews, who are obstinate, vain talkers and deceivers; who ought to be curb'd, who pervert whole families, teaching things which they ought not, for sordid lucre. one of their own prophets said, "the Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, slow bellies." read more.
the charge is true: wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they maybe sound in the faith; not doating on Jewish Fables, and the tenets of men, that deviate from the truth. to the pure all things are pure: but to corrupt infidels nothing is pure; whose very mind and conscience is polluted.

Conscience » Of the wicked, seared

Conscience » Instances of » Of the old prophet of beth-el

Conscience » Suffer patiently for

1 Peter 2:19

but even to the morose. for it is a recommendation to the divine favour, to suffer unjust persecution

Conscience » Faithful » Of pharaoh, when he took abraham's wife for a concubine

Conscience » Guilty » The psalmist

Conscience » Guilty » Pharaoh

Conscience » Submit to authority for

Romans 13:5

wherefore you ought to submit not only from an apprehension of punishment, but

Conscience » Instances of » Of jacob, after he defrauded esau

Conscience » Instances of » Of joab, for numbering israel

Conscience » Instances of » Of the lepers of samaria

Conscience » Faithful » Of abimelech, when he took isaac's wife for a concubine

Conscience » Faithful » Of joseph, when potiphar's wife tried to seduce him

Conscience » Guilty » Belshazzar

Conscience » Of the wicked, defiled

Conscience » Instances of » Judas iscariot

Matthew 27:3-5

At the same time, Judas who had betrayed him, finding that he was condemned, repented, and carried back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and senators, saying, I have sinned in betraying the blood of the innocent: and they said, what is it to us? you must look to that. then throwing down the pieces of silver in the temple, he departed, and went and hanged himself.

Conscience » Instances of » Of david » For having numbered the people of israel

Conscience » Instances of » Of adam and eve, after they sinned

Conscience » Instances of » Of david » For having cut off saul's skirt

Conscience » Faithful » Of jacob, in his care of laban's property

Conscience » Guilty » The scribes and pharisees

John 8:9

but they who heard that, being convicted by their own conscience, they all went old and young one after another, so that Jesus was left alone with the woman, who still kept her place.

Conscience » Instances of » The accusers of the woman taken in adultery

John 8:9

but they who heard that, being convicted by their own conscience, they all went old and young one after another, so that Jesus was left alone with the woman, who still kept her place.

Conscience » Instances of » Of pharaoh, after the plagues

Conscience » Instances of » Of micah, after stealing

Conscience » Faithful » Of nehemiah, in the matter of taxes

Conscience » Faithful » Refusing » Meat » Wine

Good » Conscience

Man » Possessed of » Conscience

Romans 2:15

for they shew that the duties prescrib'd by the law, are written in their hearts, their consciences bearing witness to it, by their own reasonings alternately accusing and excusing them.

Money » Conscience

Matthew 27:3

At the same time, Judas who had betrayed him, finding that he was condemned, repented, and carried back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and senators, saying,

Topics on Conscience

Bad Consciences

Titus 1:15-16

to the pure all things are pure: but to corrupt infidels nothing is pure; whose very mind and conscience is polluted.

Consciences, In Decision Making

Romans 14:6

he that observes a day, and he that obobserves it not, act both from a sense of duty. he that eats, consisiders it as the bounty of his Lord, for he giveth God thanks; and he that forbeareth to eat, considers his forbearance as enjoined by his Lord, and giveth God thanks for the rest.

Corrupted Consciences

Titus 1:15-16

to the pure all things are pure: but to corrupt infidels nothing is pure; whose very mind and conscience is polluted.

Guilty Consciences

John 8:7-11

and as they pressed him to answer, he rais'd himself, and said to them, he that is without sin among you, let him be the first that throws a stone at her.