6195 impenitence, results of

6195 impenitence, results of

The seriousness of the failure to repent is frequently underlined in Scripture, which provides numerous examples of impenitence and its consequences.

Warnings against impenitence

Heb 12:25 See also 2Ch 30:6-9; Jer 4:1; Jer 18:9-10; Eze 14:6; Hos 14:1-2; Mal 3:7; Lk 13:1-5; Heb 3:7-19; Ps 95:7-8; Rev 2:5,16

Results of impenitence

Storing up wrath for the day of judgment Ro 2:5 See also 2Ch 24:20; 2Ch 36:16-17; Job 36:12; Pr 1:24-26; Am 4:9; Ro 1:24; 2Pe 2:21

Condemnation Mt 11:20

Hardness of heart Mt 13:13-15 See also Heb 3:7-11

Spiritual blindness Jn 12:40 See also Ro 11:8; Rev 3:17

Being forsaken by God 2Ki 17:13-20; 2Ch 29:6-9

Examples of impenitence

Ex 8:15 Pharaoh Israel: Jdg 2:19; 1Sa 8:19; Ne 9:26-29; Da 9:13-14
2Ch 33:23 Amon; 2Ch 36:13 Zedekiah; Jer 6:15 inhabitants of Jerusalem; Mt 21:31 the elders and chief priests; Lk 18:18 the hard-hearted; Ro 1:18-23 the pagans; Rev 2:21-27 Jezebel, the false prophetess Human beings at the end times: Rev 9:20-21; Rev 16:8-11

See also

1025God, anger of
5135blindness, spiritual
5484punishment by God
6124condemnation
9210judgment, God’s