Ignorance of God

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1 Corinthians 15:34

Sober up correctly and {stop sinning}, for some have no knowledge of God--I say [this] to your shame.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from acting as a priest for me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.

Romans 10:3

For ignoring the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

Acts 17:23

For [as I] was passing through and observing carefully your objects of worship, I even found an altar on which was inscribed, 'To an unknown God.' Therefore what you worship without knowing [it], this I proclaim to you--

Romans 11:25

For I do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, of this mystery, so that you will not be wise {in your own sight}, that a partial hardening has happened to Israel, until the full number of the Gentiles has come in,

2 Peter 3:8

Now, dear friends, do not let this one thing escape your [notice], that one day with the Lord [is] like a thousand years, and a thousand years [is] like one day.

Psalm 73:22

then I was brutish and ignorant. With you I was [like] the beasts.

2 Peter 3:16

as [he does] also in all his letters, speaking in them about these [things], in which there are some [things] hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable distort to their own destruction, as [they] also [do] the rest of the scriptures.

2 Peter 3:5

For [when] they maintain this, it escapes [their] notice that the heavens existed long ago and the earth held together out of water and through water by the word of God,

Mark 12:24

Jesus said to them, "Are you not deceived because of this, [because you] do not know the scriptures or the power of God?

Leviticus 4:2

"Speak to the {Israelites}, saying, 'If a person sins by an unintentional wrong from any of Yahweh's commands that should not be {violated}, and he {violates} {any of them}--

Hebrews 5:2

being able to deal gently with those who are ignorant and led astray, since he himself also is surrounded by weakness,

Leviticus 5:17

"If a person when he sins {violates} one from all of Yahweh's commands that should not {be violated}, but he did not know, then he is guilty and he shall bear his guilt.

Acts 3:17

And now, brothers, I know that you acted in ignorance, just as your rulers did also.

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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 do not know the one who sent me.

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongue [like] their bow, [for] falsehood and not truth is superior in the land, for they go forth from evil to evil, and they do not know me," {declares} Yahweh.

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Sinful lusts

Ignorance of God » Punishment of

Psalm 79:6

Pour out your anger on the nations that do not know you, and on [the] kingdoms that do not call on your name,

Ignorance of God » Ministers should » Compassionate those in

Hebrews 5:2

being able to deal gently with those who are ignorant and led astray, since he himself also is surrounded by weakness,

2 Timothy 2:24-25

And the slave of the Lord must not quarrel, but be kind toward everyone, skillful in teaching, tolerant, correcting those who are opposed with gentleness, [seeing] whether perhaps God may grant them repentance to a knowledge of the truth,

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Idolatry

Isaiah 44:19

And {no one takes it to heart}, and [there is] no knowledge and no understanding to say, "I burned half of it in [the] fire and also I baked bread on its coals; I roasted meat, and I have eaten. And I shall make [the] rest of it into an abomination! I shall bow down to a block of wood!"

Acts 17:29-30

Therefore, [because we] are offspring of God, we ought not to think the divine being is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by human skill and thought. Therefore [although] God has overlooked the times of ignorance, he 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 blows {will be given a light beating}. And from everyone to whom much has been given, much will be demanded, and from him to whom they entrusted much, they will ask him [for] even more.

Leviticus 4:2

"Speak to the {Israelites}, saying, 'If a person sins by an unintentional wrong from any of Yahweh's commands that should not be {violated}, and he {violates} {any of them}--

Ignorance of God » Exemplified

Psalm 95:10

For forty years I loathed [that] generation, and said, '[They are] a people [whose] heart wanders. And my ways they do not know.'

Ignorance of God » Evidenced by » Living in sin

Ignorance of God » The wicked choose

Job 21:14

And they say to God, 'Turn away from us, for we do not desire 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 do not know the one who sent me.

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » False prophets

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen [are] blind, none of them know. They [are] all dumb dogs; they are unable to bark, panting, lying down, loving to slumber. And the dogs {have a greedy appetite}; they {are never satisfied}. And they are [the] shepherds! They do not have understanding. They all turn to their [own] way, each one for his [own] gain, {every one 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 [as I] was passing through and observing carefully your objects of worship, I even found an altar on which was inscribed, 'To an unknown God.' Therefore what you worship without knowing [it], 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

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Jews

Ignorance of God » Ignorance of Christ is

John 8:19

So they were saying to him, "Where is your father?" Jesus replied, "You know neither me nor my Father! If you had known me, you would have known my Father also."

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