in the
Romans 1:24
Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves,
Romans 1:26
For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. Their women exchanged natural relations for unnatural,
Colossians 3:5
Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: fornication, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.
as the
Matthew 6:32
For the Gentiles seek all these things; and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all.
Luke 12:30
For all the nations of the world seek these things; and your Father knows that you need them.
Ephesians 4:17-19
17
Now this I affirm and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds;
18
they are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart;
19
they have become callous and have given themselves up to licentiousness, greedy to practice every kind of uncleanness.
1 Peter 4:3
Let the time that is past suffice for doing what the Gentiles like to do, living in licentiousness, passions, drunkenness, revels, carousing, and lawless idolatry.
know
Acts 17:23
For as I passed along, and observed the objects of your worship, I found also an altar with this inscription, `To an unknown god.' What therefore you worship as unknown, this I proclaim to you.
Acts 17:30
The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all men everywhere to repent,
Acts 17:31
because he has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed, and of this he has given assurance to all men by raising him from the dead."
Romans 1:28
And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a base mind and to improper conduct.
1 Corinthians 1:21
For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe.
1 Corinthians 15:34
Come to your right mind, and sin no more. For some have no knowledge of God. I say this to your shame.
Galatians 4:8
Formerly, when you did not know God, you were in bondage to beings that by nature are no gods;
Ephesians 2:12
remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.
2 Thessalonians 1:8
inflicting vengeance upon those who do not know God and upon those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.