Luke 12:8-9

Acknowledge Christ Before Men

8 "And I tell you, 1everyone who acknowledges me before men, the Son of Man also will acknowledge 2before the angels of God,
9 but 3the one who denies me before men 4will be denied 5before the angels of God.

Luke 12:8-9 In-Context

6 Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And not one of them is forgotten before God.
7 Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows.
8 "And I tell you, everyone who acknowledges me before men, the Son of Man also will acknowledge before the angels of God,
9 but the one who denies me before men will be denied before the angels of God.
10 And everyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but the one who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven.
11 And when they bring you before the synagogues and the rulers and the authorities, do not be anxious about how you should defend yourself or what you should say,

Cross References 5

  • 1. [Romans 10:9, 10; Hebrews 10:35; Revelation 3:5]
  • 2. [Luke 15:10; Matthew 25:31; 1 Timothy 5:21; Revelation 3:5]
  • 3. 2 Timothy 2:12; 2 Peter 2:1; 1 John 2:23; [Mark 8:38]
  • 4. Luke 13:25; Matthew 7:23; Matthew 25:12
  • 5. [See ver. 8 above]