godlessness

godlessness

A mode of thinking or being that excludes God from life and ignores or perhaps even deliberately violates God’s laws and commandments. Basically, godless or ungodly persons are those who live, act, and think as though God can be ignored or spurned. For some illustrations of the varieties of godlessness, see (Deut 8:11-20; Job 8:13; Ps 119:51; Rom 1:18-32; Rom 4:5; Rom 5:6; 1Tim 1:9; 1Tim 4:7; 1Tim 6:20; 2Tim 2:16; 2Pet 2:5-6; and Jude 1:4, Jude 1:15).

Deut 8:11-20

11Take care that you do not forget the Lord your God, by failing to keep his commandments, his ordinances, and his statutes, which I am commanding you today.12W ... View more

Job 8:13

13Such are the paths of all who forget God;
the hope of the godless shall perish.

Ps 119:51

51The arrogant utterly deride me,
but I do not turn away from your law.

Rom 1:18-32

The Guilt of Humankind
18For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and wickedness of those who by their wickedness suppress the truth ... View more

Rom 4:5

5But to one who without works trusts him who justifies the ungodly, such faith is reckoned as righteousness.

Rom 5:6

6For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.

1Tim 1:9

9This means understanding that the law is laid down not for the innocent but for the lawless and disobedient, for the godless and sinful, for the unholy and pro ... View more

1Tim 4:7

7Have nothing to do with profane myths and old wives' tales. Train yourself in godliness,

1Tim 6:20

Personal Instructions and Benediction
20Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you. Avoid the profane chatter and contradictions of what is falsely called kn ... View more

2Tim 2:16

16Avoid profane chatter, for it will lead people into more and more impiety,

2Pet 2:5-6

5and if he did not spare the ancient world, even though he saved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought a flood on a world of the u ... View more

Jude 1:4

4For certain intruders have stolen in among you, people who long ago were designated for this condemnation as ungodly, who pervert the grace of our God into lic ... View more

Jude 1:15

15to execute judgment on all, and to convict everyone of all the deeds of ungodliness that they have committed in such an ungodly way, and of all the harsh thin ... View more

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