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24 Bible Verses about Ignorance of God

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1 Corinthians 15:34

awake up, as is right, and sin not; for certain have an ignorance of God; for shame to you I say it.

Hosea 4:6

Cut off have been My people for lack of knowledge, Because thou knowledge hast rejected, I reject thee from being priest to Me, And thou forgettest the law of thy God, I forget thy sons, I also!

Romans 10:3

for not knowing the righteousness of God, and their own righteousness seeking to establish, to the righteousness of God they did not submit.

Acts 17:23

for passing through and contemplating your objects of worship, I found also an erection on which had been inscribed: To God -- unknown; whom, therefore -- not knowing -- ye do worship, this One I announce to you.

Romans 11:25

For I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, of this secret -- that ye may not be wise in your own conceits -- that hardness in part to Israel hath happened till the fulness of the nations may come in;

2 Peter 3:8

And this one thing let not be unobserved by you, beloved, that one day with the Lord is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day;

Psalm 73:22

And I am brutish, and do not know. A beast I have been with Thee.

2 Peter 3:16

as also in all the epistles, speaking in them concerning these things, among which things are certain hard to be understood, which the untaught and unstable do wrest, as also the other Writings, unto their own destruction.

2 Peter 3:5

for this is unobserved by them willingly, that the heavens were of old, and the earth out of water and through water standing together by the word of God,

Acts 4:13

And beholding the openness of Peter and John, and having perceived that they are men unlettered and plebeian, they were wondering -- they were taking knowledge also of them that with Jesus they had been --

Mark 12:24

And Jesus answering said to them, 'Do ye not because of this go astray, not knowing the Writings, nor the power of God?

Leviticus 4:2

Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, When a person doth sin through ignorance against any of the commands of Jehovah regarding things which are not to be done, and hath done something against one of these --

Leviticus 5:17

And when any person sinneth, and hath done something against one of all the commands of Jehovah regarding things which are not to be done, and hath not known, and he hath been guilty, and hath borne his iniquity,

Acts 3:17

And now, brethren, I have known that through ignorance ye did it, as also your rulers;

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Ignorance of God » The wicked, in a state of

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongue, their bow is a lie, And not for stedfastness have they been mighty in the land, For from evil unto evil they have gone forth, And Me they have not known, An affirmation of Jehovah!

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Sinful lusts

Ignorance of God » Punishment of

Ignorance of God » Ministers should » Compassionate those in

2 Timothy 2:24-25

and a servant of the Lord it behoveth not to strive, but to be gentle unto all, apt to teach, patient under evil, in meekness instructing those opposing -- if perhaps God may give to them repentance to an acknowledging of the truth,

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Idolatry

Isaiah 44:19

And none doth turn it back unto his heart, Nor hath knowledge nor understanding to say, 'Half of it I have burned in the fire, Yea, also, I have baked bread over its coals, I roast flesh and I eat, And its remnant for an abomination I make, To the stock of a tree I fall down.'

Acts 17:29-30

'Being, therefore, offspring of God, we ought not to think the Godhead to be like to gold, or silver, or stone, graving of art and device of man; the times, indeed, therefore, of the ignorance God having overlooked, doth now command all men everywhere to reform,

Ignorance of God » Is no excuse for sin

Luke 12:48

and he who, not having known, and having done things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few; and to every one to whom much was given, much shall be required from him; and to whom they did commit much, more abundantly they will ask of him.

Leviticus 4:2

Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, When a person doth sin through ignorance against any of the commands of Jehovah regarding things which are not to be done, and hath done something against one of these --

Ignorance of God » Exemplified

Psalm 95:10

Forty years I am weary of the generation, And I say, 'A people erring in heart -- they! 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 to God, 'Turn aside from us, And the knowledge of Thy ways We have not desired.

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Persecuting saints

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » False prophets

Isaiah 56:10-11

Blind are his watchmen -- all of them, They have not known, All of them are dumb dogs, they are not able to bark, Dozing, lying down, loving to slumber. And the dogs are strong of desire, They have not known sufficiency, And they are shepherds! They have not known understanding, All of them to their own way they did turn, Each to his dishonest gain from his 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 passing through and contemplating your objects of worship, I found also an erection on which had been inscribed: To God -- unknown; whom, therefore -- not knowing -- ye do worship, this One 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

Exodus 5:2

and Pharaoh saith, 'Who is Jehovah, that I hearken to His voice, to send Israel away? I have not known Jehovah, and Israel also I do not send away.'

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Jews

Ignorance of God » Ignorance of Christ is

John 8:19

They said, therefore, to him, 'Where is thy father?' Jesus answered, 'Ye have neither known me nor my Father: if me ye had known, my Father also ye had known.'

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