o So everyone who acknowledges me before men, I also will acknowledge before my Father who is in heaven,
but p whoever denies me before men, q I also will deny before my Father who is in heaven.
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Romans 10:9 - 10
Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
Therefore do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward.
The one who conquers will be clothed thus in white garments, and I will never blot his name out of the book of life. I will confess his name before my Father and before his angels.
2 Timothy 2:12
If we endure, we will also reign with him; if we deny him, he also will deny us.
2 Peter 2:1
But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.
1 John 2:23
No one who denies the Son has the Father. Whoever confesses the Son has the Father also.
For whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of Man also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
And then will I declare to them, 'I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.
But he answered, 'Truly, I say to you, I do not know you.
When once the master of the house has risen and shut the door, and you begin to stand outside and to knock at the door, saying, 'Lord, open to us,' then he will answer you, 'I do not know where you come from.