6169 godlessness

6169 godlessness

An outlook and lifestyle which does not acknowledge God. God frustrates the evil purposes of the godless and judges them. Believers are to guard against godlessness.

Godlessness is an outlook and lifestyle which does not acknowledge God

Ps 14:1-3 pp Ps 53:1-3 See also Job 35:9-10; Ps 10:4-11; Ps 36:1-4; Pr 11:9; Pr 30:8-9

Examples of godlessness

Judah’s religious leaders: Jer 23:11-12,15-17
Heb 12:16 Esau

God frustrates the evil purposes of the godless

Job 8:11-19; Job 34:29-30; Ps 9:17-20

God judges godless people and nations

Ro 1:18 The book of Job was written against a background which made no allowance for the prosperity of the godless or the misery of the godly, so no attempt is made to reconcile these things with the justice of God (as it is, for instance, in Ps 73): Job 13:15-16; Job 15:34; Job 20:4-5; Job 27:8-10; Job 36:8-13
Ps 50:16-22; Isa 10:6; Isa 33:13-14

Believers are to guard against godlessness

Jude 3-23 See also 1Ti 4:7; 1Ti 6:20-21

Jesus Christ will turn godlessness away from Israel

Ro 11:26-27

See also

1095God, patience of
6020sin
6154fall, the
6231rejection of God
8265godliness
8702agnosticism
8704apostasy
8710atheism
8712denial of Christ
8764forgetting God
8768idolatry
8846ungodliness

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