'Conscience' in the Bible
David rose and stealthily cut off the corner of Saul's robe. Afterwards, David's conscience bothered him because he had cut off the corner of Saul's robe.
this shouldn't be an obstacle or stumbling block for your majesty's conscience, that he poured out blood without cause or that your majesty delivered himself. When the LORD does good things for your majesty, remember your servant."
Later, David's conscience bothered him after he had numbered the army, so David told the LORD, "I have sinned greatly by what I did. But now I am asking you, please remove the guilt of your servant, since I have acted very foolishly."
I'll retain my righteousness and not compromise it; my conscience won't rebuke me at any time.
I will bless the LORD who has counseled me; indeed, my conscience instructs me during the night.
Paul looked straight at the Council and said, "Brothers, with a clear conscience I have done my duty before God up to this very day."
Therefore, I always do my best to have a clear conscience before God and people.
I am telling the truth because I belong to the Messiah I am not lying, and my conscience confirms it by means of the Holy Spirit.
But if you do what is wrong, you should be afraid, for it is not without reason that they bear the sword. Indeed, they are God's servants to administer punishment to anyone who does wrong. Therefore, it is necessary for you to be acquiescent to the authorities, not only for the sake of God's punishment, but also for the sake of your own conscience.
For my conscience is clear, but that does not vindicate me. It is the Lord who examines me.
But not everyone has this knowledge. Some people are so accustomed to idolatry that when they eat food that has been offered to an idol, their conscience becomes contaminated because it is weak.
For if anyone with a weak conscience sees you, who know better, eating in an idol's temple, he will be encouraged to eat what has been offered to idols, won't he?
Eat anything that is sold in the meat market without raising any question about it on the grounds of conscience,
If an unbeliever invites you to his house and you wish to go, eat whatever is set before you, raising no question on the grounds of conscience.
However, if someone says to you, "This was offered as a sacrifice," don't eat it, both out of consideration for the one who told you and also for the sake of conscience.
I mean, of course, his conscience, not yours. For why should my freedom be determined by someone else's conscience?
For this is what we boast about: Our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world with pure motives and godly sincerity, without earthly wisdom but with God's grace especially toward you.
Instead, we have renounced secret and shameful ways. We do not use trickery or pervert God's word. By clear statements of the truth we commend ourselves to everyone's conscience before God.
The goal of this instruction is love that flows from a pure heart, from a clear conscience, and from a sincere faith.
with faith and a good conscience. By ignoring their consciences, some people have destroyed their faith like a wrecked ship.
I constantly thank my God whom I serve with a clear conscience, as my ancestors did when I remember you in my prayers night and day,
This illustration for today indicates that the gifts and sacrifices being offered could not clear the conscience of a worshiper,
let us continue to come near with sincere hearts in the full assurance that faith provides, because our hearts have been sprinkled clean from a guilty conscience, and our bodies have been washed with pure water.
Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a clear conscience and desire to live honorably in every way.
For it is a fine thing if, when moved by your conscience to please God, you suffer patiently when wronged.
But do this gently and respectfully, keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak evil of your good conduct in the Messiah will be ashamed of slandering you.
Baptism, which is symbolized by that water, now saves you also, not by removing dirt from the body, but by asking God for a clear conscience based on the resurrection of Jesus, the Messiah,
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