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18 Bible Verses about Conviction

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Romans 14:22

The faith that you have, have with respect to yourself before God. Blessed [is] the one who does not pass judgment on himself by what he approves.

James 2:9

But if you show partiality, you commit sin, [and thus] are convicted by the law as transgressors.

John 16:9

concerning sin, because they do not believe in me,

Romans 14:5

One person prefers [one] day over [another] day, and another person regards every day [alike]. Each one must be fully convinced in his own mind.

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Conviction » From God

Job 33:14-30

Indeed, God speaks in one [way], even in two, [yet] [someone] does not perceive it. "In a dream, a vision of [the] night, when a deep sleep falls on men slumbering on [their] bed, then he opens [the] ear of men, and {he frightens them with a warning} read more.
to turn human beings aside [from their] deeds, and he keeps man from pride. He spares his life from [the] pit and his life from passing over the river [of death]. "And he is reproved with pain on his bed, even [with] the strife of his bones continually, {so that} his life loathes bread, and his inner self [loathes] {appetizing food}. His flesh is wasted away from sight, and his bones, [which] are invisible, are bared. And {he} draws near to the pit and his life to the killers. "If there is a messenger beside him, a mediator, one of a thousand, to declare to a human being his uprightness {so that} he is gracious [to] him, and he says, 'Deliver him from descending into [the] pit; I have found a ransom.' His flesh is renewed with [his] youth; he returns to [the] days of his youthful strength. He prays to God, then he accepts him, and he sees his face with a shout of joy, and he repays to the human being his righteousness. "He will sing to men, and he will say, 'I have sinned and have perverted [what is] right, and it was not paid back to me. He redeemed my life from going down into the pit, so {I will enjoy the light}.' Look, God does all these [things] twice, three times with a person to bring his life back from [the] pit {so that he may enjoy the light of life}.

Acts 16:14

And a certain woman {named} Lydia from the city of Thyatira, a merchant dealing in purple cloth who showed reverence for God, was listening. The Lord opened {her} heart to pay attention to what was being said by Paul.

John 6:44-45

No one is able to come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him, and I will raise him up on the last day. It is written in the prophets, 'And they will all be taught by God.' Everyone who hears from the Father and learns comes to me.

John 16:7-11

But I tell you the truth, it is better for you that I go away. For if I do not go away, the Advocate will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you. And [when he] comes, he will convict the world concerning sin and concerning righteousness and concerning judgment: concerning sin, because they do not believe in me, read more.
and concerning righteousness, because I am going away to the Father and you will see me no more, and concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world has been condemned.

Conviction » Instances of » Joseph's brother, on account of their cruelty to joseph

Genesis 44:16

And Judah said, "What can we say to my lord? What can we speak? Now how can we show ourselves innocent? God has found the guilt of your servants! Behold, we [are] slaves to my lord, both we and also he in whose hand the cup was found."

Genesis 42:21-22

Then each said to his brother, "Surely we [are] guilty on account of our brother when we saw the anguish of his soul when he pleaded for mercy to us and we would not listen. Therefore this trouble has come to us." Then Reuben answered them, saying, "Did I not say to you, do not sin against the boy? But you did not listen, and now, behold, his blood has been sought."

Genesis 45:3

Then Joseph said to his brothers, "I [am] Joseph! Is my father still alive?" And his brothers were unable to answer him, for they were dismayed at his presence.

Genesis 50:15-21

And when the brothers of Joseph saw that their father [was] dead, they said, "It may be [that] Joseph will hold a grudge against us and pay us back dearly for all the evil that we did to him." So they sent [word] to Joseph saying, "Your father commanded [us] before his death, saying, "Thus you must say to Joseph, 'O, please now forgive the transgression of your brothers and their sin, for they did evil to you.' So now, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father." And Joseph wept when they spoke to him. read more.
Then his brothers went also and fell before him and said, "Behold, we [are] your servants." Then Joseph said to them, "Do not be afraid, for [am] I in the place of God? As for you, you planned evil against me, [but] God planned it for good, in order to do this--to keep many people alive--as [it is] today. So then, do not be afraid. I myself will provide for you and your little ones. And he consoled them and {spoke kindly} to them.

Conviction » Instances of » Mariners » At the preaching of jonah

Matthew 12:41

The people of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at the proclamation of Jonah, and behold, [something] greater than Jonah [is] here!

Luke 11:32

The people of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at the proclamation of Jonah, and behold, [something] greater than Jonah [is] here!

Conviction » Instances of » Herod, when he heard of the fame of jesus

Luke 9:7

Now Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was happening, and he was greatly perplexed, because it was said by some that John has been raised from the dead,

Mark 6:14

And King Herod heard [it], because his name had become known. And they were saying, "John, the one who baptizes, has been raised from the dead, and because of this these miraculous powers are at work in him."

Matthew 14:2

and he said to his servants, "This is John the Baptist! He has been raised from the dead, and for this [reason] miraculous powers are at work in him."

Conviction » Instances of » The israelites » Sentenced » Wonder

Numbers 14:39-40

And Moses spoke words to all the {Israelites}, and the people mourned greatly. They rose early in the morning and went to the top of the mount, saying, "Here we are. We will go up to the place that Yahweh said, because we have sinned."

Conviction » Instances of » Pharaoh » The plague of locusts

Exodus 10:16-17

And Pharaoh hurried to call Moses and Aaron, and he said, "I have sinned against Yahweh your God and against you. And now forgive my sin surely this time, and pray to Yahweh your God so that he may only remove from me this death."

Conviction » Instances of » Pharaoh » After the plague of hail

Exodus 9:27-28

And Pharaoh sent and called Moses and Aaron and said to them, "I have sinned this time. Yahweh [is] the righteous [one], and I and my people [are] the wicked [ones]. Pray to Yahweh. The thunder of God and hail {are enough}, and I will release you, and {you will no longer have to stay}."

Conviction » Instances of » Judas iscariot

Matthew 27:3-5

Then [when] Judas, the one who had betrayed him, saw that he had been condemned, he regretted [what he had done] [and] returned the thirty silver coins to the chief priests and elders, saying, "I have sinned [by] betraying innocent blood!" But they said, "What [is that] to us? You see to [it]!" And throwing the silver coins into the temple he departed. And he went away [and] hanged himself.

Conviction » Instances of » David after the pestilence sent on account of his numbering the people

1 Chronicles 21:30

But David was not able to go before it to seek God, for he was afraid on account of the sword of the angel of Yahweh.

Conviction » Instances of » Saul, after sparing agag and the best of the spoils

1 Samuel 15:24

Then Saul said to Samuel, "I have sinned because I have transgressed {the commandment of Yahweh} and your words, for I feared the troops and I listened to their voice.

Conviction » Instances of » Adam and eve, after their disobedience

Genesis 3:8-10

Then they heard the sound of Yahweh God walking in the garden {at the windy time of day}. And the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of Yahweh God among the trees of the garden. And Yahweh God called to the man and said to him, "Where [are] you?" And he replied, "I heard the sound of you in the garden, and I was afraid because I [am] naked, so I hid myself."

Conviction » Instances of » Widow of zarephath, when her son died

1 Kings 17:18

She said to Elijah, "{What do you have against me}, O man of God, [that] you have come to me to make known my guilt and to cause my son to die?"

Conviction » Instances of » Philippian jailer, after the earthquake

Conviction » Instances of » Felix, under the preaching of paul

Acts 24:25

And [while] he was discussing about righteousness and self control and the judgment that is to come, Felix became afraid [and] replied, "Go away for the present, and [when I] have an opportunity, I will summon you."

Conviction » Instances of » Mariners » After casting jonah into the sea

Conviction » Instances of » Pharaoh » The death of the firstborn

Exodus 12:32

Take both your sheep and goats as well as your cattle, and go, and bless also me."

Conviction » Instances of » Jews, when jesus commanded the guiltless man to cast the first stone at the woman taken in adultery

John 8:9

Now [when they] heard [it], being convicted by their conscience, they began to depart, one by one, beginning with the older ones, and Jesus was left alone--and the woman who was in [their] midst.

Conviction » Instances of » Darius, when daniel was in the lions' den

Daniel 6:18

Then the king went to his palace and spent the night in fasting, and no food was brought in before him and his sleep fled from him.

Conviction » Instances of » The israelites » After » Golden calf

Exodus 33:4

And the people heard this troubling word, and they mourned, and they each did not put their ornaments on themselves.

Conviction » Instances of » The israelites » Complaints » Serpents

Numbers 21:7

The people came to Moses and said, "We have sinned because we have spoken against Yahweh and against you. Pray to Yahweh and let him remove the snakes from among us." So Moses prayed for the people.

Conviction » Instances of » Belshazzar, when he "saw the part of the hand that wrote,"

Daniel 5:6

Then his face changed and his thoughts terrified him, and {his hip joints gave way} and {his knees knocked together}.

Conviction » Instances of » Saul of tarsus, when he saw jesus on the way to damascus

Acts 9:6

But get up and enter into the city, and it will be told to you {what you must do}."

Conviction » Instances of » Jonah, in the belly of the great fish

Topics on Conviction

Conviction Of Sin

Psalm 32:3

When I kept silent, my bones were worn out due to my groaning all the day.

Conviction, Leading To Repentance

Genesis 3:8-10

Then they heard the sound of Yahweh God walking in the garden {at the windy time of day}. And the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of Yahweh God among the trees of the garden.

Conviction, Not Leading To Repentance

Exodus 9:27

And Pharaoh sent and called Moses and Aaron and said to them, "I have sinned this time. Yahweh [is] the righteous [one], and I and my people [are] the wicked [ones].