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30 Bible Verses about Renunciation

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Judges 2:12

and forsake Jehovah, God of their fathers, who bringeth them out from the land of Egypt, and go after other gods (of the gods of the peoples who are round about them), and bow themselves to them, and provoke Jehovah,

Isaiah 1:28

And the destruction of transgressors and sinners is together, And those forsaking Jehovah are consumed.

Acts 3:13

The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, did glorify His child Jesus, whom ye delivered up, and denied him in the presence of Pilate, he having given judgment to release him,

Exodus 32:8

they have turned aside hastily from the way that I have commanded them; they have made for themselves a molten calf, and bow themselves to it, and sacrifice to it, and say, These thy gods, O Israel, who brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.'

Joshua 22:16

Thus said all the company of Jehovah, What is this trespass which ye have trespassed against the God of Israel, to turn back to-day from after Jehovah, by your building for you an altar, for your rebelling to-day against Jehovah?

2 Kings 22:17

because that they have forsaken Me, and make perfume to other gods, so as to provoke Me to anger with every work of their hands, and My wrath hath been kindled against this place, and it is not quenched.

Jeremiah 5:19

And it hath come to pass, when ye say, 'For what hath Jehovah our God done to us all these?' That thou hast said unto them, 'As ye have forsaken Me, And serve the gods of a foreigner in your land, So do ye serve strangers in a land not yours.

Jeremiah 35:15

And I send unto you all My servants the prophets, rising early and sending, saying: Turn back, I pray you, each from his evil way, and amend your doings, yea, ye do not walk after other gods, to serve them, and dwell ye on the ground that I have given to you and to your fathers; and ye have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto Me.

Ezekiel 14:6

'Therefore say unto the house of Israel: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Turn ye back, yea, turn ye back from your idols, and from all your abominations turn back your faces,

Daniel 4:27

'Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and thy sins by righteousness break off, and thy perversity by pitying the poor, lo, it is a lengthening of thine ease.

Ezekiel 18:21

And the wicked -- when he turneth back From all his sins that he hath done, And he hath kept all My statutes, And hath done judgment and righteousness, He doth surely live, he doth not die.

Jonah 3:10

And God seeth their works, that they have turned back from their evil way, and God repenteth of the evil that He spake of doing to them, and he hath not done it.

Mark 10:28

And Peter began to say to him, 'Lo, we left all, and we followed thee.'

Luke 5:28

and he, having left all, having arisen, did follow him.

John 10:17

'Because of this doth the Father love me, because I lay down my life, that again I may take it;

Philippians 2:7-8

but did empty himself, the form of a servant having taken, in the likeness of men having been made, and in fashion having been found as a man, he humbled himself, having become obedient unto death -- death even of a cross,

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Discipleship » Conditions of » Renunciation

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

Mark 10:28

And Peter began to say to him, 'Lo, we left all, and we followed thee.'

Luke 5:11

and they, having brought the boats upon the land, having left all, did follow 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 to them, 'Verily I say to you, that there is not one who left house, or parents, or brothers, or wife, or children, for the sake of the reign of God, who may not receive back manifold more in this time, and in the coming age, life age-during.'

Renunciation » Renunciations of all things for Christ » Leaving business

Luke 5:27-28

And after these things he went forth, and beheld a tax-gatherer, by name Levi, sitting at the tax-office, and said to him, 'Be following me;' and he, having left all, having arisen, did follow him.

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