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27 Bible Verses about Excommunication

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Matthew 18:15-18

“If your brother sins against you, go and rebuke him in private. If he listens to you, you have won your brother. But if he won’t listen, take one or two more with you, so that by the testimonyof two or three witnesses every fact may be established. If he pays no attention to them, tell the church.But if he doesn’t pay attention even to the church, let him be like an unbeliever and a tax collector to you.read more.
I assure you: Whatever you bind on earth is already bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth is already loosed in heaven.

Matthew 16:19

I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth is already bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth is already loosed in heaven.”

1 Corinthians 5:1-6

It is widely reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and the kind of sexual immorality that is not even tolerated among the Gentiles—a man is living with his father’s wife. And you are inflated with pride, instead of filled with grief so that he who has committed this act might be removed from your congregation. For though I am absent in body but present in spirit, I have already decided about the one who has done this thing as though I were present. read more.
When you are assembled in the name of our Lord Jesus with my spirit and with the power of our Lord Jesus, turn that one over to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, so that his spirit may be saved in the Day of the Lord. Your boasting is not good. Don’t you know that a little yeast permeates the whole batch of dough?

1 Timothy 1:20

Hymenaeus and Alexander are among them, and I have delivered them to Satan, so that they may be taught not to blaspheme.

1 Corinthians 5:11-13

But now I am writing you not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believer who is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or verbally abusive, a drunkard or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person. For what business is it of mine to judge outsiders? Don’t you judge those who are inside? But God judges outsiders. Put away the evil person from among yourselves.

2 Corinthians 2:5-11

If anyone has caused pain, he has caused pain not so much to me but to some degree—not to exaggerate—to all of you. The punishment inflicted by the majority is sufficient for that person. As a result, you should instead forgive and comfort him. Otherwise, this one may be overwhelmed by excessive grief. read more.
Therefore I urge you to reaffirm your love to him. I wrote for this purpose: to test your character to see if you are obedient in everything. If you forgive anyone, I do too. For what I have forgiven—if I have forgiven anything—it is for you in the presence of Christ. I have done this so that we may not be taken advantage of by Satan. For we are not ignorant of his schemes.

Leviticus 18:29

Any person who does any of these detestable practices must be cut off from his people.

Numbers 15:30

“But the person who acts defiantly, whether native or foreign resident, blasphemes the Lord. That person is to be cut off from his people.

Numbers 19:20

But a person who is unclean and does not purify himself, that person will be cut off from the assembly because he has defiled the sanctuary of the Lord. The water for impurity has not been sprinkled on him; he is unclean.

Matthew 18:15-17

“If your brother sins against you, go and rebuke him in private. If he listens to you, you have won your brother. But if he won’t listen, take one or two more with you, so that by the testimonyof two or three witnesses every fact may be established. If he pays no attention to them, tell the church.But if he doesn’t pay attention even to the church, let him be like an unbeliever and a tax collector to you.

1 Corinthians 5:9-13

I wrote to you in a letter not to associate with sexually immoral people. I did not mean the immoral people of this world or the greedy and swindlers or idolaters; otherwise you would have to leave the world. But now I am writing you not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believer who is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or verbally abusive, a drunkard or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person. read more.
For what business is it of mine to judge outsiders? Don’t you judge those who are inside? But God judges outsiders. Put away the evil person from among yourselves.

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to keep away from every brother who walks irresponsibly and not according to the tradition received from us.

Titus 3:9-11

But avoid foolish debates, genealogies, quarrels, and disputes about the law, for they are unprofitable and worthless. Reject a divisive person after a first and second warning, knowing that such a person is perverted and sins, being self-condemned.

John 9:22

His parents said these things because they were afraid of the Jews, since the Jews had already agreed that if anyone confessed Him as Messiah, he would be banned from the synagogue.

John 12:42

Nevertheless, many did believe in Him even among the rulers, but because of the Pharisees they did not confess Him, so they would not be banned from the synagogue.

Luke 6:22

You are blessed when people hate you,
when they exclude you, insult you,
and slander your name as evil
because of the Son of Man.

John 9:34

“You were born entirely in sin,” they replied, “and are you trying to teach us?” Then they threw him out.

1 Thessalonians 2:15

who killed both the Lord Jesus and the prophets and persecuted us; they displease God and are hostile to everyone,

Ezra 10:8

Whoever did not come within three days would forfeit all his possessions, according to the decision of the leaders and elders, and would be excluded from the assembly of the exiles.

Psalm 36:11

Do not let the foot of the arrogant man come near me
or the hand of the wicked one drive me away.

1 Kings 22:46

He removed from the land the rest of the male cult prostitutes who were left from the days of his father Asa.

1 Corinthians 5:2

And you are inflated with pride, instead of filled with grief so that he who has committed this act might be removed from your congregation.

3 John 1:10

This is why, if I come, I will remind him of the works he is doing, slandering us with malicious words. And he is not satisfied with that! He not only refuses to welcome the brothers himself, but he even stops those who want to do so and expels them from the church.

Galatians 4:17

They are enthusiastic about you, but not for any good. Instead, they want to isolate you so you will be enthusiastic about them.

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Excommunication » Excommunication as practised among the jews

Exodus 30:33

Anyone who blends something like it or puts some of it on an unauthorized person must be cut off from his people.”

John 9:34

“You were born entirely in sin,” they replied, “and are you trying to teach us?” Then they threw him out.

Exodus 12:15

You must eat unleavened bread for seven days. On the first day you must remove yeast from your houses. Whoever eats what is leavened from the first day through the seventh day must be cut off from Israel.

Leviticus 7:20

But the one who eats meat from the Lord’s fellowship sacrifice while he is unclean, that person must be cut off from his people.

Leviticus 17:9

but does not bring it to the entrance to the tent of meeting to sacrifice it to the Lord, that person must be cut off from his people.

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