Ignorance of God

Most Relevant Verses

1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you shall be no priest to me: because you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.

Romans 10:3

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

Acts 17:23

For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore you ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.

Romans 11:25

For I would not, brethren, that you should be ignorant of this mystery, lest you should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles comes in.

2 Peter 3:8

But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

Psalm 73:22

So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before you.

2 Peter 3:16

As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable twist, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.

2 Peter 3:5

For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water:

Mark 12:24

And Jesus answering said unto them, Do you not therefore err, because you know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?

Leviticus 4:2

Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a soul shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done, and shall act against any one of them:

Hebrews 5:2

Who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are wayward; for he himself also is beset with weakness.

Leviticus 5:17

And if a soul sins, and commits any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD; though he knew it not, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

Acts 3:17

And now, brethren, I know that through ignorance you did it, as did also your rulers.

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Ignorance of God » The wicked, in a state of

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are not valiant for the truth upon the earth; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, says the LORD.

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Sinful lusts

Ignorance of God » Punishment of

Psalm 79:6

Pour out your wrath upon the nations that have not known you, and upon the kingdoms that have not called upon your name.

Ignorance of God » Ministers should » Compassionate those in

Hebrews 5:2

Who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are wayward; for he himself also is beset with weakness.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, In meekness instructing those that oppose them; if God perhaps will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Idolatry

Isaiah 44:19

And none considers in his heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; yea, also I have baked bread upon its coals; I have roasted flesh, and eaten it: and shall I make the rest of it an abomination? shall I fall down to a block of wood?

Acts 17:29-30

Therefore then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Deity is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device. And the times of this ignorance God overlooked; but now commands all men everywhere to repent:

Ignorance of God » Is no excuse for sin

Luke 12:48

But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.

Leviticus 4:2

Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a soul shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done, and shall act against any one of them:

Ignorance of God » Exemplified

Psalm 95:10

Forty years long was I grieved with this 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

Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of your ways.

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Persecuting saints

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » False prophets

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber. Yea, they are greedy dogs who can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, everyone for his gain, from his own quarter.

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 passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore you ignorantly worship, him declare I unto 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

Then said they unto him, Where is your Father? Jesus answered, You neither know me, nor my Father: if you had known me, you should have known my Father also.

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