24 Bible Verses about Ignorance of God
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Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent,
being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart;
For such is the will of God that by doing right you may silence the ignorance of foolish men.
But Jesus answered and said to them, “You are mistaken, not understanding the Scriptures nor the power of God.
even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor. Yet I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief;
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
Because you have rejected knowledge,
I also will reject you from being My priest.
Since you have forgotten the law of your God,
I also will forget your children.
As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance,
For not knowing about God’s righteousness and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.
Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.
For while I was passing through and examining the objects of your worship, I also found an altar with this inscription, ‘TO AN UNKNOWN GOD.’ Therefore what you worship in ignorance, this I proclaim to you.
For I do not want you, brethren, to be uninformed of this mystery—so that you will not be wise in your own estimation—that a partial hardening has happened to Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in;
But do not let this one fact escape your notice, beloved, that with the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day.
as also in all his letters, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to understand, which the untaught and unstable distort, as they do also the rest of the Scriptures, to their own destruction.
For when they maintain this, it escapes their notice that by the word of God the heavens existed long ago and the earth was formed out of water and by water,
Now as they observed the confidence of Peter and John and understood that they were uneducated and untrained men, they were amazed, and began to recognize them as having been with Jesus.
Jesus said to them, “Is this not the reason you are mistaken, that you do not understand the Scriptures or the power of God?
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Ignorance of God » The wicked, in a state of
Ignorance of God » Leads to » Sinful lusts
Ignorance of God » Punishment of
dealing out retribution to those who
Ignorance of God » Ministers should » Compassionate those in
The Lord's bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged, with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,
"Being then the children of God, we ought not to think that the Divine Nature is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by the art and thought of man. "Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent,
Ignorance of God » Is no excuse for sin
Ignorance of God » Exemplified
And a donkey its master’s manger,
Ignorance of God » Evidenced by » Living in sin
Ignorance of God » The wicked choose
And just as they did not see fit
Ignorance of God » Leads to » Persecuting saints
Ignorance of God » Exemplified » False prophets
His watchmen are blind, All of them know nothing. All of them are mute dogs unable to bark, Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber; And the dogs are greedy, they are not satisfied And they are shepherds who have no understanding; They have all turned to their own way, Each one to his unjust gain, to the last one.
Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Paul
even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a
Ignorance of God » Leads to » Alienation from God
Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Gentiles
But Jesus answered and said to them,
Ignorance of God » Ministers should » Labor to remove
For while I was passing through and examining the
Ignorance of God » Evidenced by » Not keeping his commands
The one who says, “
Ignorance of God » Evidenced by » Want of love
The one who does not love does not know God, for
Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Pharaoh
But Pharaoh said, “
Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Jews
Ignorance of God » Ignorance of Christ is
So they were saying to Him, “Where is Your Father?” Jesus answered,
Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Ignorance of God
dealing out retribution to those who