Not Knowing God
Most Relevant Verses
Hear the word of the LORD, you children of Israel: for the LORD has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land: Because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.
Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it sees him not, neither knows him: but you know him; for he dwells with you, and shall be in you.
O righteous Father, the world has not known you: but I have known you, and these have known that you have sent me.
Casting down arguments, and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;
Behold, God is great, and we know him not, neither can the number of his years be searched out.
For since in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not proper;
In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
Pour out your fury upon the nations that know you not, and upon the families that call not on your name: for they have eaten up Jacob, and devoured him, and consumed him, and have made his habitation desolate.
Surely such are the dwellings of the wicked, and this is the place of him that knows not God.
Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart:
He that loves not knows not God; for God is love.