Ignorance of God

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1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake up righteously, and sin not; for some are ignorant of God: I speak to you as a matter of shame.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; for thou hast rejected knowledge, and I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Romans 10:3

For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted to the righteousness of God.

Acts 17:23

for, passing through and beholding your shrines, I found also an altar on which was inscribed, To the unknown God. Whom therefore ye reverence, not knowing him, him I announce to you.

Romans 11:25

For I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, of this mystery, that ye may not be wise in your own conceits, that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the nations be come in;

2 Peter 3:8

But let not this one thing be hidden from you, beloved, that one day with the Lord is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

Psalm 73:22

Then I was brutish and knew nothing; I was as a beast with thee.

2 Peter 3:16

as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; among which some things are hard to be understood, which the untaught and ill-established wrest, as also the other scriptures, to their own destruction.

2 Peter 3:5

For this is hidden from them through their own wilfulness, that heavens were of old, and an earth, having its subsistence out of water and in water, by the word of God,

Leviticus 4:2

Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a soul shall sin through inadvertence against any of the commandments of Jehovah in things that ought not to be done, and do any of them;

Hebrews 5:2

being able to exercise forbearance towards the ignorant and erring, since he himself also is clothed with infirmity;

Leviticus 5:17

And if any one sin and do against any of all the commandments of Jehovah what should not be done, and hath not known it, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

Acts 3:17

And now, brethren, I know that ye did it in ignorance, as also your rulers;

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Ignorance of God » The wicked, in a state of

John 15:21

But they will do all these things to you on account of my name, because they have not known him that sent me.

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongue, their bow of falsehood, and not for fidelity are they valiant in the land; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith Jehovah.

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Sinful lusts

Ignorance of God » Punishment of

Psalm 79:6

Pour out thy fury upon the nations that have not known thee, and upon the kingdoms that call not upon thy name:

Ignorance of God » Ministers should » Compassionate those in

Hebrews 5:2

being able to exercise forbearance towards the ignorant and erring, since he himself also is clothed with infirmity;

2 Timothy 2:24-25

And a bondman of the Lord ought not to contend, but be gentle towards all; apt to teach; forbearing; in meekness setting right those who oppose, if God perhaps may sometime give them repentance to acknowledgment of the truth,

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Idolatry

Isaiah 44:19

And none taketh it to heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire, and have also baked bread upon the coals thereof, I have roasted flesh, and eaten it, and with the rest thereof shall I make an abomination? shall I bow down to a block of wood?

Acts 17:29-30

Being therefore the offspring of God, we ought not to think that which is divine to be like gold or silver or stone, the graven form of man's art and imagination. God therefore, having overlooked the times of ignorance, now enjoins men that they shall all everywhere repent,

Ignorance of God » Is no excuse for sin

Luke 12:48

but he who knew it not, and did things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few. And to every one to whom much has been given, much shall be required from him; and to whom men have committed much, they will ask from him the more.

Leviticus 4:2

Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a soul shall sin through inadvertence against any of the commandments of Jehovah in things that ought not to be done, and do any of them;

Ignorance of God » Exemplified

Psalm 95:10

Forty years was I grieved with the generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways;

Ignorance of God » Evidenced by » Living in sin

Ignorance of God » The wicked choose

Job 21:14

And they say unto God, Depart from us, for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways!

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Persecuting saints

John 15:21

But they will do all these things to you on account of my name, because they have not known him that sent me.

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » False prophets

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen are all of them blind, they are without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs that cannot bark, dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber: and the dogs are greedy, they know not to be satisfied, and these are shepherds that know not how to discern: they all turn to their own way, every one for his gain, even to the last of them:

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Paul

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Alienation from God

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Gentiles

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Error

Ignorance of God » Ministers should » Labor to remove

Acts 17:23

for, passing through and beholding your shrines, I found also an altar on which was inscribed, To the unknown God. Whom therefore ye reverence, not knowing him, him I announce to you.

Ignorance of God » Evidenced by » Not keeping his commands

Ignorance of God » Evidenced by » Want of love

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Pharaoh

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Jews

Ignorance of God » Ignorance of Christ is

John 8:19

They said to him therefore, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye know neither me nor my Father. If ye had known me, ye would have known also my Father.

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Ignorance of God