Ignorance of God

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Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you may be no priest to me. Because you have forgotten your God's law, I will also forget your children.

Romans 10:3

For being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, they didn't subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

Acts 17:23

For as I passed along, and observed the objects of your worship, I found also an altar with this inscription: 'TO AN UNKNOWN GOD.' What therefore you worship in ignorance, this I announce to you.

Romans 11:25

For I don't desire you to be ignorant, brothers, of this mystery, so that you won't be wise in your own conceits, that a partial hardening has happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in,

2 Peter 3:8

But don't forget this one thing, beloved, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

Psalm 73:22

I was so senseless and ignorant. I was a brute beast before you.

2 Peter 3:16

as also in all of his letters, speaking in them of these things. In those, there are some things that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unsettled twist, as they also do to the other Scriptures, to their own destruction.

2 Peter 3:5

For this they willfully forget, that there were heavens from of old, and an earth formed out of water and amid water, by the word of God;

Leviticus 4:2

"Speak to the children of Israel, saying, 'If anyone sins unintentionally, in any of the things which Yahweh has commanded not to be done, and does any one of them:

Hebrews 5:2

The high priest can deal gently with those who are ignorant and going astray, because he himself is also surrounded with weakness.

Leviticus 5:17

"If anyone sins, and does any of the things which Yahweh has commanded not to be done; though he didn't know it, yet he is guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

Acts 3:17

"Now, brothers, I know that you did this in ignorance, as did also your rulers.

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Ignorance of God » The wicked, in a state of

Jeremiah 9:3

They bend their tongue, [as it were] their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they don't know me, says Yahweh.

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Sinful lusts

Ignorance of God » Punishment of

Ignorance of God » Ministers should » Compassionate those in

Hebrews 5:2

The high priest can deal gently with those who are ignorant and going astray, because he himself is also surrounded with weakness.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

The Lord's servant must not quarrel, but be gentle towards all, able to teach, patient, in gentleness correcting those who oppose him: perhaps God may give them repentance leading to a full knowledge of the truth,

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Idolatry

Isaiah 44:19

No one thinks, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, "I have burned part of it in the fire. Yes, I have also baked bread on its coals. I have roasted meat and eaten it. Shall I make the rest of it into an abomination? Shall I bow down to a tree trunk?"

Acts 17:29-30

Being then the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Divine Nature is like gold, or silver, or stone, engraved by art and design of man. The times of ignorance therefore God overlooked. But now he commands that all people everywhere should repent,

Ignorance of God » Is no excuse for sin

Luke 12:48

but he who didn't know, and did things worthy of stripes, will be beaten with few stripes. To whoever much is given, of him will much be required; and to whom much was entrusted, of him more will be asked.

Leviticus 4:2

"Speak to the children of Israel, saying, 'If anyone sins unintentionally, in any of the things which Yahweh has commanded not to be done, and does any one of them:

Ignorance of God » Exemplified

Psalm 95:10

Forty long years I was grieved with that generation, and said, "It is a people that errs in their heart. They have not known my ways."

Ignorance of God » Evidenced by » Living in sin

Ignorance of God » The wicked choose

Job 21:14

They tell God, 'Depart from us, for we don't want to know about 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 without knowledge; they are all mute dogs, they can't bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber. Yes, the dogs are greedy, they can never have enough; and these are shepherds who can't understand: they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, from every 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 along, and observed the objects of your worship, I found also an altar with this inscription: 'TO AN UNKNOWN GOD.' What therefore you worship in ignorance, this 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 therefore to him, "Where is your Father?" Jesus answered, "You know neither me, nor my Father. If you knew me, you would know my Father also."

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