Biblical Concept: Ignorance
Overcome your ignorance of Jesus Christ.
Ignorance unbelief relationship.
Sin ignorance relationship.
Foolish ignorance relationship.
Not ignorant of Satan.
High priests: Minister to the ignorant.
Saul: acted ignorantly in unbelief.
NAS Acts 3:17 "And now, brethren, I know that you acted in ignorance, just as your rulers did also. (Peter to a gathered crowd, in the portico of Solomon, concerning ignorant actions of the Jewish people toward Jesus Christ.) (Overcome your ignorance of Jesus Christ.)
NAS Acts 17:23 23 "For while I was passing through and examining the objects of your worship, I also found an altar with this inscription, 'TO AN UNKNOWN GOD.' What therefore you worship in ignorance, this I proclaim to you. (Ignorant worship.) (See next.)
NAS Acts 17:30 30 "Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all everywhere should repent, (Acts 17:22-34 22 And Paul stood in the midst of the Areopagus and said, "Men of Athens, I observe that you are very religious in all respects. 23 "For while I was passing through and examining the objects of your worship, I also found an altar with this inscription, 'TO AN UNKNOWN GOD.' What therefore you worship in ignorance, this I proclaim to you. 24 "The God who made the world and all things in it, since He is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands; 25 neither is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives to all life and breath and all things; 26 and He made from one, every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed times, and the boundaries of their habitation, 27 that they should seek God, if perhaps they might grope for Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us; 28 for in Him we live and move and exist, as even some of your own poets have said, 'For we also are His offspring.' 29 "Being then the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Divine Nature is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by the art and thought of man. 30 "Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all everywhere should repent, 31 because He has fixed a day in which He will judge the world in righteousness through a Man whom He has appointed, having furnished proof to all men by raising Him from the dead." 32 Now when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some began to sneer, but others said, "We shall hear you again concerning this." 33 So Paul went out of their midst. 34 But some men joined him and believed, among whom also were Dionysius the Areopagite and a woman named Damaris and others with them.) (Overcome your ignorance of Jesus Christ.) (“All everywhere should repent” = an inclusive offer of salvation to humanity.)
NAS Ephesians 4:18 being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart; (Ephesians 4:17-25 17 This I say therefore, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind, 18 being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart; 19 and they, having become callous, have given themselves over to sensuality, for the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness. 20 But you did not learn Christ in this way, 21 if indeed you have heard Him and have been taught in Him, just as truth is in Jesus, 22 that, in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the lusts of deceit, 23 and that you be renewed in the spirit of your mind, 24 and put on the new self, which in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of the truth. 25 Therefore, laying aside falsehood, speak truth, each one of you, with his neighbor, for we are members of one another.) (Humanity is fallen and cannot do anything to deserve eternal salvation.) (Attitude of improvement is an important part of the Christian’s life.) (Ignorance unbelief relationship.)
NAS Hebrews 9:7 but into the second only the high priest enters, once a year, not without taking blood, which he offers for himself and for the sins of the people committed in ignorance. (Sin ignorance relationship.)
NAS 1 Peter 1:14 As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance, (Sin ignorance relationship.)
NAS 1 Peter 2:15 For such is the will of God that by doing right you may silence the ignorance of foolish men. (Foolish ignorance relationship.)
NAS Ezra 7:25 "And you, Ezra, according to the wisdom of your God which is in your hand, appoint magistrates and judges that they may judge all the people who are in the province beyond the River, even all those who know the laws of your God; and you may teach anyone who is ignorant of them. (Artaxerxes to Ezra.)
NAS Psalm 73:22 Then I was senseless and ignorant; I was like a beast before Thee. (Test of the wicked prospering—read the whole Psalm.)
NAS 2 Corinthians 2:11 in order that no advantage be taken of us by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his schemes. (Not ignorant of Satan.)
NAS 2 Timothy 2:23 But refuse foolish and ignorant speculations, knowing that they produce quarrels. (Ignorant speculations.)
NAS Hebrews 5:2 he can deal gently with the ignorant and misguided, since he himself also is beset with weakness; (High priests: Minister to the ignorant.)
NAS 1 Timothy 1:13 even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor. And yet I was shown mercy, because I acted ignorantly in unbelief; (Saul: acted ignorantly in unbelief.)