Ignorance of God

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1 Corinthians 15:34

Come to your senses and stop sinning, for some people are ignorant about God. I say this to your shame.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
Because you have rejected knowledge,
I will reject you from serving as My priest.
Since you have forgotten the law of your God,
I will also forget your sons.

Romans 10:3

Because they disregarded the righteousness from God and attempted to establish their own righteousness, they have not submitted themselves to God’s righteousness.

Acts 17:23

For as I was passing through and observing the objects of your worship, I even found an altar on which was inscribed:TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. Therefore, what you worship in ignorance, this I proclaim to you.

Romans 11:25

So that you will not be conceited, brothers, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery: A partial hardening has come to Israel until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.

2 Peter 3:8

Dear friends, don’t let this one thing escape you: With the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day.

Psalm 73:22

I was stupid and didn’t understand;
I was an unthinking animal toward You.

2 Peter 3:16

He speaks about these things in all his letters in which there are some matters that are hard to understand. The untaught and unstable twist them to their own destruction, as they also do with the rest of the Scriptures.

2 Peter 3:5

They willfully ignore this: Long ago the heavens and the earth were brought about from water and through water by the word of God.

Leviticus 4:2

“Tell the Israelites: When someone sins unintentionally against any of the Lord’s commands and does anything prohibited by them—

Hebrews 5:2

He is able to deal gently with those who are ignorant and are going astray, since he is also subject to weakness.

Leviticus 5:17

“If someone sins and without knowing it violates any of the Lord’s commands concerning anything prohibited, he bears the consequences of his guilt.

Acts 3:17

“And now, brothers, I know that you did it in ignorance, just as your leaders also did.

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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 don’t know the One who sent Me.

Jeremiah 9:3

They bent their tongues like their bows;
lies and not faithfulness prevail in the land,
for they proceed from one evil to another,
and they do not take Me into account.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Sinful lusts

Ignorance of God » Punishment of

Psalm 79:6

Pour out Your wrath on the nations
that don’t acknowledge You,
on the kingdoms that don’t call on Your name,

Ignorance of God » Ministers should » Compassionate those in

Hebrews 5:2

He is able to deal gently with those who are ignorant and are going astray, since he is also subject to weakness.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

The Lord's slave must not quarrel, but must be gentle to everyone, able to teach, and patient, instructing his opponents with gentleness. Perhaps God will grant them repentance to know the truth.

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Idolatry

Isaiah 44:19

No one reflects,
no one has the perception or insight to say,
“I burned half of it in the fire,
I also baked bread on its coals,
I roasted meat and ate.
I will make something detestable with the rest of it,
and I will bow down to a block of wood.”

Acts 17:29-30

Being God's offspring, then, we shouldn't think that the divine nature is like gold or silver or stone, an image fashioned by human art and imagination. "Therefore, having overlooked the times of ignorance, God now commands all people everywhere to repent,

Ignorance of God » Is no excuse for sin

Luke 12:48

But the one who did not know and did things deserving of blows will be beaten lightly. Much will be required of everyone who has been given much. And even more will be expected of the one who has been entrusted with more.

Leviticus 4:2

“Tell the Israelites: When someone sins unintentionally against any of the Lord’s commands and does anything prohibited by them—

Ignorance of God » Exemplified

Psalm 95:10

For 40 years I was disgusted with that generation;
I said, “They are a people whose hearts go astray;
they do not know My ways.”

Ignorance of God » Evidenced by » Living in sin

Ignorance of God » The wicked choose

Job 21:14

Yet they say to God: “Leave us alone!
We don’t want to know Your 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 don’t know the One who sent Me.

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » False prophets

Isaiah 56:10-11

Israel's watchmen are blind, all of them, they know nothing; all of them are mute dogs, they cannot bark; they dream, lie down, and love to sleep. These dogs have fierce appetites; they never have enough. And they are shepherds who have no discernment; all of them turn to their own way, every last one for his own gain.

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 as I was passing through and observing the objects of your worship, I even found an altar on which was inscribed:TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. Therefore, what you worship in ignorance, this I proclaim to you.

Ignorance of God » Evidenced by » Not keeping his commands

Ignorance of God » Evidenced by » Want of love

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Pharaoh

Exodus 5:2

But Pharaoh responded, “Who is Yahweh that I should obey Him by letting Israel go? I do not know anything about Yahweh, and besides, I will not let Israel go.”

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Jews

Ignorance of God » Ignorance of Christ is

John 8:19

Then they asked Him, “Where is Your Father?”“You know neither Me nor My Father,” Jesus answered. “If you knew Me, you would also know My Father.”

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

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