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30 Bible Verses about Renunciation

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Judges 2:12

and they forsook Yahweh, the God of their fathers, who brought them out of the land of Egypt, and followed other gods, of the gods of the peoples who were around them, and bowed themselves down to them: and they provoked Yahweh to anger.

Isaiah 1:28

But the destruction of transgressors and sinners shall be together, and those who forsake Yahweh shall be consumed.

Acts 3:13

The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his Servant Jesus, whom you delivered up, and denied in the presence of Pilate, when he had determined to release him.

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 worshiped it, and have sacrificed to it, and said, 'These are your gods, Israel, which brought you up out of the land of Egypt.'"

Joshua 22:16

"Thus says the whole congregation of Yahweh, 'What trespass is this that you have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following Yahweh, in that you have built you an altar, to rebel this day against Yahweh?

2 Kings 22:17

Because they have forsaken me, and have burned incense to other gods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the work of their hands, therefore my wrath shall be kindled against this place, and it shall not be quenched.'"

Jeremiah 5:19

It will happen, when you say, 'Why has Yahweh our God done all these things to us?' Then you shall say to them, 'Just like you have forsaken me, and served foreign gods in your land, so you shall serve strangers in a land that is not yours.'

Jeremiah 35:15

I have sent also to you all my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Return now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and don't go after other gods to serve them, and you shall dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but you have not inclined your ear, nor listened to me.

Ezekiel 14:6

Therefore tell the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Return, and turn yourselves from your idols; and turn away your faces from all your abominations.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you, and break off your sins by righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if there may be a lengthening of your tranquility.

Ezekiel 18:21

But if the wicked turn from all his sins that he has committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die.

Jonah 3:10

God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way. God relented of the disaster which he said he would do to them, and he didn't do it.

Mark 10:28

Peter began to tell him, "Behold, we have left all, and have followed you."

Luke 5:28

He left everything, and rose up and followed him.

Philippians 2:7-8

but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself, becoming obedient to death, yes, 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

Peter began to tell him, "Behold, we have left all, and have followed you."

Luke 5:11

When they had brought their boats to land, they left everything, 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

He said to them, "Most certainly I tell you, there is no one who has left house, or wife, or brothers, or parents, or children, for the Kingdom of God's sake, who will not receive many times more in this time, and in the world to come, eternal life."

Renunciation » Renunciations of all things for Christ » Leaving business

Luke 5:27-28

After these things he went out, and saw a tax collector named Levi sitting at the tax office, and said to him, "Follow me!" He left everything, and rose up and followed him.

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