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30 Bible Verses about Renunciation

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Judges 2:12

And they forsook the LORD God of their fathers, who brought them out of the land of Egypt, and followed other gods, of the gods of the peoples that were round about them, and bowed themselves unto them and provoked the LORD to anger.

Isaiah 1:28

And the destruction of the transgressors and of the sinners shall be together, and those that forsook the LORD shall be consumed.

Acts 3:13

The God of Abraham and of Isaac and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his Son Jesus, whom ye delivered up and denied him in the presence of Pilate, when he had judged to let him go.

Exodus 32:8

They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them; they have made themselves a molten calf and have worshipped it and have sacrificed unto it and said, These are thy gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

Joshua 22:16

Thus saith the whole congregation of the LORD, What trespass is this that ye have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following the LORD in that ye have built an altar, that ye might rebel this day against the LORD?

2 Kings 22:17

because they have forsaken me, and have burned incense unto other gods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the works of their hands; therefore, my wrath is kindled against this place and shall not be quenched.

Jeremiah 5:19

And it shall come to pass, when ye shall say, Why does the LORD our God do all these things unto us? Then thou shalt answer them, Like as ye have forsaken me and served strange gods in your land, so shall ye serve strangers in a land that is not yours.

Psalm 37:27

Samech Depart from evil, and do good, and thou shalt live for evermore.

Jeremiah 35:15

I have sent also unto you all my slaves the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Turn ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and do not go after other gods to serve them, and ye shall live in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto me.

Ezekiel 14:6

Therefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Repent and cause them to repent from your idols and turn away your faces from all your abominations.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, approve my counsel and redeem thy sins with righteousness and thine iniquities with mercies unto the poor: behold the medicine for thy sin.

Ezekiel 18:21

But if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he has committed and keep all my statutes and live according to judgment and righteousness, he shall surely live, he shall not die.

Jonah 3:10

And God saw their works, because they turned from their evil way, and he repented of the evil that he had said that he would do unto them, and he did not do it.

Mark 10:28

Then Peter began to say unto him, Behold, we have left all and have followed thee.

Luke 5:28

And he left all, rose up, and followed him.

Philippians 2:7-8

but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, made in the likeness of men, and being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross .

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Discipleship » Conditions of » Renunciation

Renunciation » Renunciations of all things for Christ » Leaving home and friends

Mark 10:28

Then Peter began to say unto him, Behold, we have left all and have followed thee.

Luke 5:11

And when they had brought their ships to land, they forsook all and followed him.

Renunciation » Renunciations of all things for Christ » Paul's renunciation

Renunciation » Renunciations of all things for Christ » Reward promised

Luke 18:29-30

And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no one that has left house or parents or brethren or wife or children for the kingdom of God's sake who shall not receive manifold more in this present time and in the age to come, eternal life.

Renunciation » Renunciations of all things for Christ » Leaving business

Luke 5:27-28

And after these things he went forth and saw a publican, named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom, and he said unto him, Follow me. And he left all, rose up, and followed him.

Renunciation » Renunciations of all things for Christ » A condition of discipleship