Bible Verses about Rejection

Compiled by The BibleStudyTools Staff on 04/24/2018
Bible Verses about Rejection
What does the Bible say about Rejection? There are many instances of rejection in the scripture stories. Whether it be God rejecting an offered sacrifice of man, man rejecting the advice of God, or man rejecting the proposals of his fellow man, in all cases one is deemed unworthy of acceptance by another. This speaks to the possibility of failure and that we are not always guaranteed success. From rejection, it is most important how we respond, taking responsibility for our action to not become resentful as Cain did against Abel. Learn more about dealing with rejection from our list of related Bible verses below!
18 “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first.
4 As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him—
10 Though my father and mother forsake me, the LORD will receive me.
14 For the LORD will not reject his people; he will never forsake his inheritance.
Your Daily Verse - 2 Corinthians 12:9
9 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.
3 He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem.
11 He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him.
16 “Whoever listens to you listens to me; whoever rejects you rejects me; but whoever rejects me rejects him who sent me.”
22 The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone;
God For Us
31 What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
1 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus,
Your Daily Verse - Isaiah 49:15-16
15 “Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you!
Your Daily Verse - Philippians 4:16
19 And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.
8 Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
Romans 15:13
13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Never Stop Dreaming
4 Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
13 because judgment without mercy will be shown to anyone who has not been merciful. Mercy triumphs over judgment.
Your Daily Verse - Matthew 7:14
14 But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.
Mother's Womb
13 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.
14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.
Your Daily Verse - Psalm 34:17-18
17 The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.
18 The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.
19 The righteous person may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers him from them all;
20 he protects all his bones, not one of them will be broken.