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Bible Verses About Rejecting God

The Bible has a lot to say about anti-Christian thinking. But it also gives insight into how people can come to faith, and what happens when they do. This blog is dedicated to looking at the balance between these two sides of Scripture.

Rejecting God is a blog that lists the Bible verses about rejecting God. If you are struggling with doubt and want to know more about how God feels when we reject him, then this site is for you.

When we reject the Word of God and His commandments, what are we left with? Broken families and relationships, anger, hatred and destruction.

Every day we are faced with tough decisions in our lives. We make choices that affect our current and future well-being. Life is full of hard times and disappointment, but God has a plan for us all. Here are some Bible verses about rejecting God to help you reflect on your choices.

Revelation 3:20 – Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. Romans 1:18 – For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness.

Rejecting God is a serious matter. We all have at some point in our lives rejected God, but the consequences of doing so are severe! In this article, we will be looking at Bible verses about rejecting God.

Bible Verses About Rejecting God

Ezekiel 6:9
Verse Concepts
Then those of you who escape will remember Me among the nations to which they will be carried captive, how I have been hurt by their adulterous hearts which turned away from Me, and by their eyes which played the harlot after their idols; and they will loathe themselves in their own sight for the evils which they have committed, for all their abominations.

Jeremiah 2:2
Verse Concepts
“Go and proclaim in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, ‘Thus says the Lord,
“I remember concerning you the devotion of your youth,
The love of your betrothals,
Your following after Me in the wilderness,
Through a land not sown.

Jeremiah 3:20
Verse Concepts
“Surely, as a woman treacherously departs from her lover,
So you have dealt treacherously with Me,
O house of Israel,” declares the Lord.

Jeremiah 31:32
Verse Concepts
not like the covenant which I made with their fathers in the day I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, My covenant which they broke, although I was a husband to them,” declares the Lord.

Hosea 11:1-4
When Israel was a youth I loved him,
And out of Egypt I called My son.
The more they called them,
The more they went from them;
They kept sacrificing to the Baals
And burning incense to idols.
Yet it is I who taught Ephraim to walk,
I took them in My arms;
But they did not know that I healed them.
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Deuteronomy 32:18
Verse Concepts
“You neglected the Rock who begot you,
And forgot the God who gave you birth.

Jeremiah 3:19
Verse Concepts
“Then I said,
‘How I would set you among My sons
And give you a pleasant land,
The most beautiful inheritance of the nations!’
And I said, ‘You shall call Me, My Father,
And not turn away from following Me.’

Jeremiah 31:20
Verse Concepts
“Is Ephraim My dear son?
Is he a delightful child?
Indeed, as often as I have spoken against him,
I certainly still remember him;
Therefore My heart yearns for him;
I will surely have mercy on him,” declares the Lord.

Isaiah 5:4
“What more was there to do for My vineyard that I have not done in it?
Why, when I expected it to produce good grapes did it produce worthless ones?

Jeremiah 2:21
Verse Concepts
“Yet I planted you a choice vine,
A completely faithful seed.
How then have you turned yourself before Me
Into the degenerate shoots of a foreign vine?

Ezra 8:22
Verse Concepts
For I was ashamed to request from the king troops and horsemen to protect us from the enemy on the way, because we had said to the king, “The hand of our God is favorably disposed to all those who seek Him, but His power and His anger are against all those who forsake Him.”

John 3:36
Verse Concepts
He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him.”

Leviticus 26:27-28
‘Yet if in spite of this you do not obey Me, but act with hostility against Me, then I will act with wrathful hostility against you, and I, even I, will punish you seven times for your sins.

2 Chronicles 36:16
Verse Concepts
but they continually mocked the messengers of God, despised His words and scoffed at His prophets, until the wrath of the Lord arose against His people, until there was no remedy.

Zechariah 7:12
Verse Concepts
They made their hearts like flint so that they could not hear the law and the words which the Lord of hosts had sent by His Spirit through the former prophets; therefore great wrath came from the Lord of hosts.

Romans 2:8
Verse Concepts
but to those who are selfishly ambitious and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, wrath and indignation.

Jeremiah 1:16
Verse Concepts
I will pronounce My judgments on them concerning all their wickedness, whereby they have forsaken Me and have offered sacrifices to other gods, and worshiped the works of their own hands.

John 12:48
Verse Concepts
He who rejects Me and does not receive My sayings, has one who judges him; the word I spoke is what will judge him at the last day.

Leviticus 26:14-17
‘But if you do not obey Me and do not carry out all these commandments, if, instead, you reject My statutes, and if your soul abhors My ordinances so as not to carry out all My commandments, and so break My covenant, I, in turn, will do this to you: I will appoint over you a sudden terror, consumption and fever that will waste away the eyes and cause the soul to pine away; also, you will sow your seed uselessly, for your enemies will eat it up.read more.
Psalm 50:22
Verse Concepts
“Now consider this, you who forget God,
Or I will tear you in pieces, and there will be none to deliver.

Proverbs 1:24-26
“Because I called and you refused,
I stretched out my hand and no one paid attention;
And you neglected all my counsel
And did not want my reproof;
I will also laugh at your calamity;
I will mock when your dread comes,

Isaiah 28:22
Verse Concepts
And now do not carry on as scoffers,
Or your fetters will be made stronger;
For I have heard from the Lord God of hosts
Of decisive destruction on all the earth.

Jeremiah 6:19
Verse Concepts
“Hear, O earth: behold, I am bringing disaster on this people,
The fruit of their plans,
Because they have not listened to My words,
And as for My law, they have rejected it also.

Jeremiah 15:6
Verse Concepts
“You who have forsaken Me,” declares the Lord,
“You keep going backward.
So I will stretch out My hand against you and destroy you;
I am tired of relenting!

Jeremiah 26:4-6
And you will say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord, “If you will not listen to Me, to walk in My law which I have set before you, to listen to the words of My servants the prophets, whom I have been sending to you again and again, but you have not listened; then I will make this house like Shiloh, and this city I will make a curse to all the nations of the earth.”’”

Amos 2:4-5
Thus says the Lord,
“For three transgressions of Judah and for four
I will not revoke its punishment,
Because they rejected the law of the Lord
And have not kept His statutes;
Their lies also have led them astray,
Those after which their fathers walked.
“So I will send fire upon Judah
And it will consume the citadels of Jerusalem.”

John 3:18-19
He who believes in Him is not judged; he who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. This is the judgment, that the Light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the Light, for their deeds were evil.

Deuteronomy 32:19
Verse Concepts
“The Lord saw this, and spurned them
Because of the provocation of His sons and daughters.

Psalm 78:59
Verse Concepts
When God heard, He was filled with wrath
And greatly abhorred Israel;

Psalm 119:118
Verse Concepts
You have rejected all those who wander from Your statutes,
For their deceitfulness is useless.

Jeremiah 6:30
Verse Concepts
They call them rejected silver,
Because the Lord has rejected them.

Jeremiah 7:29
Verse Concepts
‘Cut off your hair and cast it away,
And take up a lamentation on the bare heights;
For the Lord has rejected and forsaken
The generation of His wrath.’

Hosea 9:7
Verse Concepts
The days of punishment have come,
The days of retribution have come;
Let Israel know this!
The prophet is a fool,
The inspired man is demented,
Because of the grossness of your iniquity,
And because your hostility is so great.

Hosea 4:6
Verse Concepts
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
Because you have rejected knowledge,
I also will reject you from being My priest.
Since you have forgotten the law of your God,
I also will forget your children.

Matthew 10:33
Verse Concepts
But whoever denies Me before men, I will also deny him before My Father who is in heaven.

Luke 12:9
Verse Concepts
but he who denies Me before men will be denied before the angels of God.

1 Chronicles 28:9
Verse Concepts
“As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind; for the Lord searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts. If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.

2 Chronicles 15:2
Verse Concepts
and he went out to meet Asa and said to him, “Listen to me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: the Lord is with you when you are with Him. And if you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will forsake you.

Luke 9:26
Verse Concepts
For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when He comes in His glory, and the glory of the Father and of the holy angels.

Deuteronomy 31:17-18
Then My anger will be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them and hide My face from them, and they will be consumed, and many evils and troubles will come upon them; so that they will say in that day, ‘Is it not because our God is not among us that these evils have come upon us?’ But I will surely hide My face in that day because of all the evil which they will do, for they will turn to other gods.

Deuteronomy 32:20
Verse Concepts
“Then He said, ‘I will hide My face from them,
I will see what their end shall be;
For they are a perverse generation,
Sons in whom is no faithfulness.

Psalm 88:14
Verse Concepts
O Lord, why do You reject my soul?
Why do You hide Your face from me?

Isaiah 1:15
Verse Concepts
“So when you spread out your hands in prayer,
I will hide My eyes from you;
Yes, even though you multiply prayers,
I will not listen.
Your hands are covered with blood.

Micah 3:4
Verse Concepts
Then they will cry out to the Lord,
But He will not answer them.
Instead, He will hide His face from them at that time
Because they have practiced evil deeds.

Leviticus 26:31
Verse Concepts
I will lay waste your cities as well and will make your sanctuaries desolate, and I will not smell your soothing aromas.

1 Kings 9:6-7
“But if you or your sons indeed turn away from following Me, and do not keep My commandments and My statutes which I have set before you, and go and serve other gods and worship them, then I will cut off Israel from the land which I have given them, and the house which I have consecrated for My name, I will cast out of My sight. So Israel will become a proverb and a byword among all peoples.

2 Chronicles 7:19-20
“But if you turn away and forsake My statutes and My commandments which I have set before you, and go and serve other gods and worship them, then I will uproot you from My land which I have given you, and this house which I have consecrated for My name I will cast out of My sight and I will make it a proverb and a byword among all peoples.

Lamentations 2:7
Verse Concepts
The Lord has rejected His altar,
He has abandoned His sanctuary;
He has delivered into the hand of the enemy
The walls of her palaces.
They have made a noise in the house of the Lord
As in the day of an appointed feast.

Ezekiel 7:24
Verse Concepts
Therefore, I will bring the worst of the nations, and they will possess their houses. I will also make the pride of the strong ones cease, and their holy places will be profaned.

Ezekiel 10:18-19
Then the glory of the Lord departed from the threshold of the temple and stood over the cherubim. When the cherubim departed, they lifted their wings and rose up from the earth in my sight with the wheels beside them; and they stood still at the entrance of the east gate of the Lord’s house, and the glory of the God of Israel hovered over them.

Ezekiel 11:22-23
Then the cherubim lifted up their wings with the wheels beside them, and the glory of the God of Israel hovered over them. The glory of the Lord went up from the midst of the city and stood over the mountain which is east of the city.

2 Kings 17:18-20
So the Lord was very angry with Israel and removed them from His sight; none was left except the tribe of Judah. Also Judah did not keep the commandments of the Lord their God, but walked in the customs which Israel had introduced. The Lord rejected all the descendants of Israel and afflicted them and gave them into the hand of plunderers, until He had cast them out of His sight.

2 Kings 23:27
Verse Concepts
The Lord said, “I will remove Judah also from My sight, as I have removed Israel. And I will cast off Jerusalem, this city which I have chosen, and the temple of which I said, ‘My name shall be there.’”

2 Kings 24:3
Verse Concepts
Surely at the command of the Lord it came upon Judah, to remove them from His sight because of the sins of Manasseh, according to all that he had done,

Jeremiah 52:3
Verse Concepts
For through the anger of the Lord this came about in Jerusalem and Judah until He cast them out from His presence. And Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon.

Jeremiah 7:15
Verse Concepts
I will cast you out of My sight, as I have cast out all your brothers, all the offspring of Ephraim.

Jeremiah 15:1
Verse Concepts
Then the Lord said to me, “Even though Moses and Samuel were to stand before Me, My heart would not be with this people; send them away from My presence and let them go!

Romans 9:13
Verse Concepts
Just as it is written, “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.”

Malachi 1:2-3
“I have loved you,” says the Lord. But you say, “How have You loved us?” “Was not Esau Jacob’s brother?” declares the Lord. “Yet I have loved Jacob; but I have hated Esau, and I have made his mountains a desolation and appointed his inheritance for the jackals of the wilderness.”

1 Samuel 15:23
Verse Concepts
“For rebellion is as the sin of divination,
And insubordination is as iniquity and idolatry.
Because you have rejected the word of the Lord,
He has also rejected you from being king.”

1 Samuel 16:1
Verse Concepts
Now the Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you grieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and go; I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have selected a king for Myself among his sons.”

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