6231 rejection of God

6231 rejection of God

The deliberate rejection of God lies at the heart of human sin. It is seen in rebellion against God’s authority, purpose and instruction and results in the rejection of God’s servants and, ultimately, in the rejection of his Son.

Rejection of God

Rejection of God’s authority 2Ki 17:15 See also Isa 1:4

Rejection of God in favour of other gods Dt 32:15-18 See also Ex 22:20; Dt 31:20; 1Sa 8:8; Isa 1:28; Isa 65:11; Jer 15:6; Eze 14:5

Rejection of God as king 1Sa 8:7 See also 1Sa 10:19

Rejection of God’s ways Ps 95:10; Isa 30:15 See also Ex 16:7-8; Nu 11:18-20; Nu 14:27; Ps 81:11-13; Isa 8:6; Isa 30:1-2; Lk 7:30

Rejection of the covenant 1Ki 19:10 See also Lev 26:15; 1Ki 19:14; Hos 8:1

Rejection of the promised land Nu 14:1-4,31; Ne 9:30

Rejection of God’s compassion Mt 23:37 See also 2Ch 36:15; Ne 9:30; Hos 11:1-4

Rejection of God’s word

Rejection of God’s instruction 1Sa 15:10-11; 1Th 4:8 See also 1Sa 15:23,26; Ps 50:17; Pr 1:24-25; Pr 5:12

Rejection of God’s law Lev 26:43; Hos 4:6 See also 2Ki 17:26; Isa 5:24; Jer 6:19; Jer 8:8-9; Eze 5:6; Eze 20:13,16,24; Am 2:4; Mk 7:13 pp Mt 15:6

Rejection of God’s messages Isa 30:12 See also Isa 65:12; Jer 6:10; Jer 7:13; Jer 35:17; Jer 36:23-24; Ac 13:46

Rejection of God’s messengers 2Ch 36:16; Ac 7:52 See also 2Ch 30:10; Jer 20:8; Zec 7:12; Mt 21:33-39 pp Mk 12:1-8 pp Lk 20:9-15; Ac 7:35,39

Rejection of Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ’s rejection was prophesied Ps 118:22; Isa 53:3 It is generally accepted that God’s servant in Isaiah chapter 53 refers to Jesus Christ; Mk 8:31 pp Mt 16:21 pp Lk 9:22 See also Isa 49:7; Isa 50:6; Isa 52:14; Isa 53:7-8 Jesus Christ as the stone the builders rejected (Ps 118:22): Mt 21:42 pp Mk 12:10 pp Lk 20:17; Ac 4:11; 1Pe 2:7
Mk 9:12 pp Mt 17:12; Lk 17:25; Ro 9:33; Isa 28:16

The rejection of his earthly ministry Jn 1:11 Jesus Christ is rejected in his home town of Nazareth: Mt 13:54-58 pp Mk 6:1-6; Lk 4:28-29 The rejection of Jesus Christ’s claims about himself: Jn 5:40,43; Jn 6:41-42; Jn 8:59; Jn 9:16; Jn 10:31 The Jews’rejection of Jesus Christ culminates in his death: Mt 27:22-23 pp Mk 15:12-14 pp Lk 23:20-23; Jn 11:53; Jn 19:6,15; Ac 2:23; Ac 4:10; Ac 7:52

See also

1429prophecy, OT fulfilment
2366Christ, prophecies concerning
2545Christ, opposition to
6193impenitence
6221rebellion
7135Israel, people of God
8710atheism
8712denial of Christ
8718disobedience
8768idolatry
8836unbelief, response
8840unfaithfulness to God

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