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18 Bible Verses about Conviction
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And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin and of righteousness and of judgment:
For our gospel did not come unto you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and in full assurance as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.
Thou hast faith; have it to thyself before God. Blessed is he that does not condemn himself with that thing which he allows.
Faith, therefore, is the substance of things waited for, the evidence of things not seen.
And he that makes a difference is condemned if he eats, because he does not eat by faith; and whatsoever is not out of faith is sin.
For ye have not received the spirit of slavery to be in fear again, but ye have received the Spirit of adoption of sons, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
Also, some make a difference between one day and another; others esteem every day alike. Let each one be fully persuaded in his own soul.
All scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness,
Epaphras, who is one of you, a slave of Christ, salutes you, always labouring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand firm, perfect and fulfilled in all the will of God.
For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast unto the end;
Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing and that there be no divisions among you, but that ye be perfect, joined together in the same understanding and in the same perception.
For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation, of which there is no need to repented; but the sorrow of the world works death.
From Thematic Bible
Conviction » From God
Nevertheless, in one or two manners God speaks to the one who does not see. In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls upon men, in slumberings upon the bed; then he opens the ears of men and seals their instruction, read more.
that he may withdraw the man from his own work and cover the man from pride. Thus he keeps back his soul from the pit and his life from perishing by the sword. He is chastened also upon his bed with strong pain in all his bones, so that his life abhors bread and his soul dainty food. His flesh is consumed away, that it cannot be seen; and his bones that were not seen stick out. His soul shall draw near to the grave, and his life to those that would bury him. If there is a messenger with him, an interpreter, one among a thousand, to show unto man his uprightness; to tell him that God had mercy on him, that he delivered him from going down to the pit; that he found a ransom; his flesh shall become more tender than a child's; and he shall return to the days of his youth. He shall pray unto God, and he will love him; and he shall see his face with shouts of joy; for he will render unto the man the recompense of his righteousness. He looks upon men, and if any say, I have sinned and perverted that which was right, and it did not profit me; God will ransom his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light. Behold, God does all these things two and three times with man, to turn back his soul from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of the living.
Then a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, who feared God, heard us, whose heart the Lord opened that she attended unto the things which were spoken by Paul.
No one can come to me unless the Father who has sent me draws him, and I will raise him up in the last day. It is written in the prophets, And they shall all be taught of God. Every man therefore that has heard from the Father and has learned comes unto me.
Nevertheless I tell you the truth: It is expedient for you that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin and of righteousness and of judgment: of sin, because they do not believe in me; read more.
of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see me no more; of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged.
Conviction » Instances of » Joseph's brother, on account of their cruelty to joseph
And they said one to another, We are truly guilty concerning our brother in that we saw the anguish of his soul when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us. Then Reuben answered them, saying, Did I not speak unto you, saying, Do not sin against the young man, and ye would not hear? Therefore, behold, his blood is also required.
And when Joseph's brethren saw that their father was dead, they said, Joseph will peradventure hate us and will certainly requite us all the evil which we did unto him. And they sent a messenger unto Joseph, saying, Thy father did command before he died, saying, So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethren and their sin, for they did unto thee evil; and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the slaves of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spoke unto him. read more.
And his brethren also went and fell down before his face, and they said, Behold, we are thy slaves. And Joseph said unto them, Fear not; for am I in the place of God? But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God thought it out unto good, to bring to pass that which we see this day, to give life to many people. Now therefore fear ye not; I will nourish you and your little ones. Thus he comforted them and spoke to their heart.
Conviction » Instances of » Mariners » At the preaching of jonah
The men of Nineveh shall rise in the judgment with this generation and shall condemn it because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and, behold, a greater than Jonah is here.
The men of Nineve shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it, for they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and, behold, a greater than Jonah is here.
Conviction » Instances of » Herod, when he heard of the fame of jesus
Conviction » Instances of » The israelites » Sentenced » Wonder
And Moses told these things unto all the sons of Israel, and the people mourned greatly. And they rose up early in the morning and climbed up into the top of the mountain, saying, Here we are prepared to go up unto the place of which the LORD has spoken; for we have sinned.
Conviction » Instances of » Pharaoh » The plague of locusts
Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron in haste; and he said, I have sinned against the LORD your God and against you. Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, and intreat the LORD your God, that he may take away from me this death only.
Conviction » Instances of » Pharaoh » After the plague of hail
Then Pharaoh sent and called for Moses and Aaron and said unto them, I have sinned this time; the LORD is righteous, and I and my people are wicked. Intreat the LORD that the thunderings of God and the hail might cease; and I will let you go, and ye shall stay here no longer.
Conviction » Instances of » Judas iscariot
Then Judas, who had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the princes of the priests and the elders, saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? Thou shalt see to it. And casting down the pieces of silver in the temple, he departed and went and hanged himself.
Conviction » Instances of » David after the pestilence sent on account of his numbering the people
Conviction » Instances of » Saul, after sparing agag and the best of the spoils
Then Saul said unto Samuel, I have sinned; for I have transgressed the commandment of the LORD and thy words because I feared the people and consented unto their voice.
Conviction » Instances of » Adam and eve, after their disobedience
And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among the trees of the garden. And the LORD God called unto the man and said unto him, Where art thou? And he replied, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; and I hid myself.
Conviction » Instances of » Widow of zarephath, when her son died
And she said unto Elijah, What have I to do with thee, O thou man of God? Art thou come unto me to call my iniquity to remembrance and to cause my son to die?
Conviction » Instances of » Philippian jailer, after the earthquake
and brought them out and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
Conviction » Instances of » Felix, under the preaching of paul
And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled and answered, Go away for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
Conviction » Instances of » Mariners » After casting jonah into the sea
Conviction » Instances of » Pharaoh » The death of the firstborn
Conviction » Instances of » Jews, when jesus commanded the guiltless man to cast the first stone at the woman taken in adultery
And those who heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest even unto the last; and Jesus was left alone and the woman that had been in the midst.
Conviction » Instances of » Darius, when daniel was in the lions' den
Then the king went to his palace and lay down without eating; neither were instruments of music brought before him, and his sleep fled from him.
Conviction » Instances of » The israelites » After » Golden calf
Conviction » Instances of » The israelites » Complaints » Serpents
Then the people came to Moses and said, We have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD and against thee; pray unto the LORD that he take away these serpents from among us. And Moses prayed for the people.
Conviction » Instances of » Belshazzar, when he "saw the part of the hand that wrote,"
Conviction » Instances of » Saul of tarsus, when he saw jesus on the way to damascus
Conviction » Instances of » Jonah, in the belly of the great fish
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Then Pharaoh sent and called for Moses and Aaron and said unto them, I have sinned this time; the LORD is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.