25 Bible Verses about Non-Believers List Verses and Description
- Romans 1:18-20: “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of God’s wrath against those who reject His truth and the fact that they have no excuse, since they have seen evidence of God’s power and nature in the world around them.
- Romans 2:1-4: “Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things. We know that the judgment of God rightly falls on those who practice such things. Do you suppose, O man—you who judge those who practice such things and yet do them yourself—that you will escape the judgment of God? Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God’s kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the foolishness of judging others, while being a practitioner of the same things and thinking one can escape God’s judgment.
- John 3:18-20: “Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God. And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil. For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the condemnation that awaits those who reject the light of Jesus Christ and remain in the darkness of sin.
- Matthew 7:21-23: “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the fact that even those who profess to be believers but do not do the will of God are not accepted by Him.
- 2 Thessalonians 1:8-9: “He will punish those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus. They will suffer the punishment of eternal destruction, away from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the eternal destruction that awaits those who reject God and disobey the gospel of Jesus Christ.
- John 3:36: “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the wrath of God that remains on those who reject Jesus Christ and do not obey Him.
- Proverbs 14:12: “There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the dangers of following one’s own path, which can lead to death, instead of following God’s path.
- 2 Peter 3:5: “For they deliberately overlook this fact, that the heavens existed long ago, and the earth was formed out of water and through water by the word of God.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the fact that many people ignore the evidence of God’s power in creation, and instead choose to follow their own paths.
- 1 Corinthians 1:18-19: “For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written, ‘I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the discernment of the discerning I will thwart.’” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the foolishness of rejecting the word of the cross, and the fact that God will destroy the wisdom of those who do not believe.
- Matthew 11:28: “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of Jesus’ invitation to all who are burdened and weary to come to Him for rest.
- John 14:6: “Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.’” (ESV)
This verse speaks of Jesus’ claim to be the only way to the Father, and that there is no salvation outside of Him.
- 2 Corinthians 6:14-16: “Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? What accord has Christ with Belial? Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever? What agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the danger of forming relationships with unbelievers, as it can lead one away from God.
- John 8:24: “I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am he you will die in your sins.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the fact that those who do not believe in Jesus Christ will die in their sins.
- Revelation 21:8: “But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the second death that awaits those who reject God and live in sin.
- Psalm 14:1: “The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.’ They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds; there is none who does good.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the foolishness of denying the existence of God and the fact that all people are sinful.
- 1 John 4:3: “And every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you heard was coming and now is in the world already.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the spirit of antichrist that is in the world and those who do not confess Jesus as Lord.
- Hebrews 10:26-27: “For if we go on sinning deliberately after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a fearful expectation of judgment, and a fury of fire that will consume the adversaries.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the consequences of living in sin after receiving knowledge of the truth of God, and the fear of judgment that awaits those who do.
- Matthew 5:20: “For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the need for a higher standard of righteousness than that of the religious leaders of Jesus’ day in order to enter the kingdom of heaven.
- 1 Peter 4:17-18: “For it is time for judgment to begin at the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God? And ‘If the righteous is scarcely saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?’” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the need for judgment to begin with the people of God, and the dire consequences for those who do not obey the gospel.
- Isaiah 59:2: “But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, and your sins have hidden his face from you so that he does not hear.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the separation between God and those who reject Him because of their sin.
- Matthew 12:30: “Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the need to be with Jesus, or else one is against Him and will be scattered.
- Romans 10:13: “For ‘everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.’” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the need to call on the name of the Lord in order to be saved.
- 1 John 2:15-17: “Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride in possessions—is not from the Father but is from the world. And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the need to reject the world and its desires in order to do the will of God and abide forever.
- 1 Corinthians 6:9-10: “Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the fact that those who are living in sin will not inherit the kingdom of God.
- Isaiah 55:6-7: “Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.” (ESV)
This verse speaks of the need to repent of one’s wicked ways and turn to God for forgiveness.