8712 denial of Jesus Christ

8712 denial of Jesus Christ

The making of a conscious, informed decision not to accept Jesus Christ or his claims and teaching.

Jesus Christ was denied by the Jewish people

Jn 1:11 See also Mt 11:16-19 pp Lk 7:31-35; Mt 13:54-58 pp Mk 6:1-6; Mt 26:63-68 pp Mk 14:61-65 pp Lk 22:66-71; Lk 4:16-30; Jn 5:37-43; Ac 4:8-12; Ps 118:22

The consequences of denying Jesus Christ

Denying Jesus Christ results in judgment Jn 12:48 See also Mt 12:38-42 pp Lk 11:29-32

Denying Jesus Christ means replacement by others Ac 13:46 See also Mt 21:40-41 pp Mk 12:9 pp Lk 20:15-16; Ac 18:5-6

To deny Christ is to be denied by Christ 2Ti 2:12 See also Mt 10:32; Mk 8:38

Warnings against those who deny Jesus Christ

2Pe 2:1 See also 1Jn 2:22-23; 2Jn 7; Jude 4

Denial, repentance and restoration: the example of Peter

Peter’s denial predicted by Jesus Christ Mk 14:29-30 pp Mt 26:31-34 pp Lk 22:31-34

Peter declares he will never deny Jesus Christ Mk 14:31 pp Mt 26:35

Peter denied that he knew Jesus Christ Mt 26:69-75 pp Mk 14:66-72 pp Lk 22:55-62 pp Jn 18:15-18 pp Jn 18:25-27

Peter’s restoration to Christ See also Jn 21:15-19; Ac 1:15-22; Ac 2:14-41

See also

2545Christ, opposition to
5113Peter, disciple
6230rejection
6602acceptance
6730reinstatement

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