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30 Bible Verses about Renunciation
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The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified His Servant Jesus, whom you handed over and denied in the presence of Pilate, when he had decided to release Him.
They have quickly turned from the way I commanded them; they have made for themselves an image of a calf. They have bowed down to it, sacrificed to it, and said, ‘Israel, this is your God, who brought you up from the land of Egypt.’”
“This is what the Lord’s entire community says: ‘What is this treachery you have committed today against the God of Israel by turning away from the Lord and building an altar for yourselves, so that you are in rebellion against the Lord today?
“As for you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind, for the Lord searches every heart and understands the intention of every thought. If you seek Him, He will be found by you, but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.
When people ask, ‘For what offense has the Lord our God done all these things to us?’ You will respond to them: Just as you abandoned Me and served foreign gods in your land, so will you serve strangers in a land that is not yours.
Then many will take offense, betray one another and hate one another.
if we endure, we will also reign with Him;
if we deny Him, He will also deny us;
Time and time again I have sent you all My servants the prophets, proclaiming: Turn, each one from his evil way of life, and correct your actions. Stop following other gods to serve them. Live in the land that I gave you and your ancestors. But you would not pay attention or obey Me.
“Therefore, say to the house of Israel: This is what the Lord God says: Repent and turn away from your idols; turn your faces away from all your detestable things.
Therefore, may my advice seem good to you my king. Separate yourself from your sins by doing what is right, and from your injustices by showing mercy to the needy. Perhaps there will be an extension of your prosperity.”
Instead, we have renounced shameful secret things, not walking in deceit or distorting God’s message, but commending ourselves to every person’s conscience in God’s sight by an open display of the truth.
Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding irreverent, empty speech and contradictions from the “knowledge” that falsely bears that name.
and My people who are called by My name humble themselves, pray and seek My face, and turn from their evil ways, then I will hear from heaven, forgive their sin, and heal their land.
The one who conceals his sins
will not prosper,
but whoever confesses and renounces them
will find mercy.
Then God saw their actions—that they had turned from their evil ways—so God relented from the disaster He had threatened to do to them. And He did not do it.
Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow Me.
Summoning the crowd along with His disciples, He said to them, “If anyone wants to be My follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow Me.
Then He said to them all, “If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow Me.
In the same way, therefore, every one of you who does not say good-bye to all his possessions cannot be My disciple.
More than that, I also consider everything to be a loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. Because of Him I have suffered the loss of all things and consider them filth, so that I may gain Christ
For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life—a ransom for many.”
Instead He emptied Himself
by assuming the form of a slave,
taking on the likeness of men.
And when He had come as a man
in His external form, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient
to the point of death—
even to death on a cross.
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Discipleship » Conditions of » Renunciation
Renunciation » Renunciations of all things for Christ » Leaving home and friends
Renunciation » Renunciations of all things for Christ » Paul's renunciation
More than that, I also consider everything to be a loss in view of the surpassing value
Renunciation » Renunciations of all things for Christ » Reward promised
So He said to them, "I assure you: There is no one who has left a house, wife or brothers, parents or children because of the kingdom of God, who will not receive many times more at this time, and eternal life in the age to come."
Renunciation » Renunciations of all things for Christ » Leaving business
After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector named Levi sitting at the tax office, and He said to him, "Follow Me!" So, leaving everything behind, he got up and began to follow Him.
Renunciation » Renunciations of all things for Christ » A condition of discipleship
- Abstinence as a discipline
- Attitudes Of Self Denial
- Christ's Disciples Will Suffer
- Commitment, to Jesus Christ
- Crucifying Our Flesh
- Death To Self
- Different Gods
- Giving, Of Oneself
- God, Suffering Of
- Gospel, Requirements Of
- Instructions About Following
- Our Crucifixion
- Participation In Christ Sufferings
- Participation, In Christ
- Repentance, Nature Of
- Self Denial
- Serving Groups
- Signs Of Repentance
- Sin Confessed
- Union With Christ, Significance Of
- Discipleship, cost of
- Discipleship, nature of
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