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45 Bible Verses about conscience

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Romans 2:15

For they show that the work of the Law is written in their hearts, while their conscience bears them witness, as their reasonings accuse, or it may be defend, them,

1 Corinthians 10:29

and for your conscience sake??is conscience, not your own. "But," you may object, "why should my freedom be decided upon another's scruples of conscience?

Romans 13:5

Wherefore you must needs be in subjection, not only because of fear, but also for conscience sake.

1 Corinthians 10:28

But if any one tells you, "This food has been offered in sacrifice," do not eat it, for the sake of him who told you,

1 Corinthians 10:27

If one who is not a believer invites you to his house, and you wish to go, eat everything that is set before you, without asking questions for conscience sake.

1 Corinthians 10:25

Eat anything that is for sale in the markets, asking no questions for conscience sake;

1 Corinthians 8:10

For if any one should see you, the possessor of "knowledge," reclining at table in an idol's temple, would not his conscience, if he were weak, be emboldened to eat things sacrificed to idols?

1 Corinthians 4:4

Indeed I do not even judge myself; for though I know nothing against myself, yet that does not vindicate me; for he who judges me is the Lord.

Romans 9:1

I am speaking the truth in Christ, it is no lie. My conscience bears me witness in the Holy Spirit that I have deep sorrow

Romans 14:2

One man has faith to eat anything; but he whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables.

Hebrews 10:2

Otherwise would they not have ceased to be offered? Because the worshippers having been once cleansed, would have had no more consciousness of sin.

1 Corinthians 8:12

In so sinning against your brothers, and in ever and again wounding their weak consciences, you are sinning against Christ.

Hebrews 9:9

This is a parable, for the present time, according to which gifts and sacrifices are offered that are not able, as far as conscience is concerned, to perfect the worshiper;

2 Corinthians 5:11

So, because I know the fear of God, I "persuade men." What I am is manifest to God, and I hope manifest also to your conscience.

1 Corinthians 8:7

But that "knowledge" is not possessed by all; but some, accustomed until now to the idol, eat food as that which has actually been offered to an idol, and so their conscience, being still weak, is defiled.

Hebrews 13:18

Keep on praying for me. I am persuaded that I have a clear conscience, and I desire in every way to live nobly.

1 John 3:20

and shall persuade our heart in his presence whenever our heart condemns us, because God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

Romans 1:19

This is so because that which may be known of God is manifest among them; for God has made it manifest to them.

Acts 23:1

With a stedfast gaze at the Sanhedrin, Paul said, "Brothers, I have lived with a good conscience before God to this day."

Romans 2:14

For when Gentiles, who have no law, obey by natural instinct the commands of the Law, they even though they have no law, are a law to themselves.

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Conscience » Guilty

Hebrews 10:26-27

For if we sin wilfully, after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains any other sacrifice for sins, but a certain fearful expectation of judgment, and a fiery indignation which is about to devour the adversaries.

Mark 6:14

King Herod heard it, for the name of Jesus had become well known, People were saying, "John the Baptist is risen from the dead, and on that account these powers are working in him."

Matthew 27:3-5

Then when Judas, his betrayer, saw that he was condemned, he repented and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders. "I have sinned," he said, "in betraying innocent blood!" "What is that to us?" they answered; "you must see to that." And flinging down the silver into the Sanctuary, he rushed out, and went and hanged himself.

Conscience » A good conscience

Conscience » General references to

Acts 23:1

With a stedfast gaze at the Sanhedrin, Paul said, "Brothers, I have lived with a good conscience before God to this day."

Romans 2:15

For they show that the work of the Law is written in their hearts, while their conscience bears them witness, as their reasonings accuse, or it may be defend, them,

Romans 13:5

Wherefore you must needs be in subjection, not only because of fear, but also for conscience sake.

Conscience » Dead

Ephesians 4:17-19

This then I tell you and implore you in the Master's name, to pass your lives no longer as the Gentiles do in the perverseness of their minds; having their understanding darkened, alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardening of their hearts. These being past feeling have given themselves over to sensuality, in order to practise every form of impurity with greedy zest.

Conscience » Accuses of sin

Matthew 27:3

Then when Judas, his betrayer, saw that he was condemned, he repented and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders.

Conscience » We should have the approval of

Romans 9:1

I am speaking the truth in Christ, it is no lie. My conscience bears me witness in the Holy Spirit that I have deep sorrow

Conscience » The blood of Christ alone can purify

Hebrews 10:2-10

Otherwise would they not have ceased to be offered? Because the worshippers having been once cleansed, would have had no more consciousness of sin. But on the other hand, in these sacrifices sins are called to memory, year after year. For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sin. read more.
It is for this reason that the Christ, on coming into the world, declared. Sacrifice and offerings thou dost not desire, But a body didst thou prepare for me; In whole burnt offerings and sin offerings Thou hast taken no pleasure. Then I said, "I am come??n the roll of the book it is written of me??o do thy will, O God." First when it is said, Thou hast no longing for, thou takest no delight in Sacrifices and offerings, or whole burnt offerings and sin offerings, (offerings regularly made under the law), and then it is added, Lo, I come to do thy will, he does away with the first, in order that he may establish the second. And it is by this will that we have been sanctified by the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.

Conscience » Of saints, pure and good

Hebrews 13:18

Keep on praying for me. I am persuaded that I have a clear conscience, and I desire in every way to live nobly.

Conscience » Ministers should commend themselves to that of their people

2 Corinthians 5:11

So, because I know the fear of God, I "persuade men." What I am is manifest to God, and I hope manifest also to your conscience.

Conscience » Of others, not to be offended

1 Corinthians 10:28-32

But if any one tells you, "This food has been offered in sacrifice," do not eat it, for the sake of him who told you, and for your conscience sake??is conscience, not your own. "But," you may object, "why should my freedom be decided upon another's scruples of conscience? If I eat after giving thanks, why am I denounced for eating that for which I have given thanks?" read more.
Because whether you are eating or whether you are drinking, you are to do it all for the glory of God. Do not be a cause of stumbling either to Jews of to Gentiles, or 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

At that instant for the second time a cock crew. Then Peter recalled the word which Jesus had spoken to him, "Before the cock crows twice you will disown me thrice." And as he thought of it, he began to weep aloud.

Conscience » Witnesses in man

Romans 2:15

For they show that the work of the Law is written in their hearts, while their conscience bears them witness, as their reasonings accuse, or it may be defend, 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 indeed once thought with myself that I ought to do many things against the name of Jesus, the Nazarene.

Acts 23:1

With a stedfast gaze at the Sanhedrin, Paul said, "Brothers, I have lived with a good conscience before God to this day."

Conscience » Guilty » -ezra

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

Acts 4:19-20

But Peter and John said in reply. "Do you decide whether in the sight of God it is right to obey you rather than God; but for our part, we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard."

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

Luke 9:7

Now Herod, the Tetrarch, heard of all that was happening; and he was perplexed because of its being said by someone that John was risen from the dead;

Matthew 14:2

"This man is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead. That is why miraculous powers are working through him."

Conscience » Instances of » Of joseph's brethren

Conscience » The conscience witnessing

Romans 2:14-15

For when Gentiles, who have no law, obey by natural instinct the commands of the Law, they even though they have no law, are a law to themselves. For they show that the work of the Law is written in their hearts, while their conscience bears them witness, as their reasonings accuse, or it may be defend, them,

Conscience » Guilty » Joseph's brethren

Conscience » Whose conscience is defiled

Titus 1:10-15

For there are many individuals who are unruly, empty talkers and deceivers, particularly those of the circumcision, whose mouths must be stopped; for they upset whole households and, for filthy lucre's sake, teach what they ought not to teach. By one of their own number, by a prophet of their own, it has been said, "Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, idle gluttons." read more.
This testimony is true. So rebuke them sharply, so as to make them sound in the faith, not giving heed to Jewish myths and commandments of men who turn away from the truth. All things are pure to the pure; but to the contaminated and the faithless nothing is pure, nay, their very minds and consciences are tainted.

Conscience » Of the wicked, seared

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

Conscience » Suffer patiently for

1 Peter 2:19

For it is an acceptable thing to God, if from a sense of duty to him, a man endures a wrong, even suffering unjustly.

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 must needs be in subjection, not only because of fear, but also for conscience sake.

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

Then when Judas, his betrayer, saw that he was condemned, he repented and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders. "I have sinned," he said, "in betraying innocent blood!" "What is that to us?" they answered; "you must see to that." And flinging down the silver into the Sanctuary, he rushed out, 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

When they heard that, they went out one by one, beginning with the eldest. And Jesus was left behind alone??nd the woman in the middle of the court.

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

John 8:9

When they heard that, they went out one by one, beginning with the eldest. And Jesus was left behind alone??nd the woman in the middle of the court.

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 show that the work of the Law is written in their hearts, while their conscience bears them witness, as their reasonings accuse, or it may be defend, them,

Money » Conscience

Matthew 27:3

Then when Judas, his betrayer, saw that he was condemned, he repented and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders.

Topics on Conscience

Bad Consciences

Titus 1:15-16

All things are pure to the pure; but to the contaminated and the faithless nothing is pure, nay, their very minds and consciences are tainted.

Consciences, Description Of

Acts 23:1

With a stedfast gaze at the Sanhedrin, Paul said, "Brothers, I have lived with a good conscience before God to this day."

Consciences, In Decision Making

Romans 14:6

He who regards the day, regards it unto his Lord; and he who regards it not, disregards it unto his Lord. He who eats meat, eats unto his Lord, for he gives God thanks; and he who abstains, abstains unto his Lord, since he, too, gives God thanks.

Corrupted Consciences

Titus 1:15-16

All things are pure to the pure; but to the contaminated and the faithless nothing is pure, nay, their very minds and consciences are tainted.

Guilty Consciences

John 8:7-11

But Jesus stooped down, and began to write on the ground with his finger. When they continued to question him, he raised himself and said to them, "Let the innocent man among you be the first to throw the stone at her."