What the Bible Says About Being Separated From God

Bible Summary. If we continue to sin and live unrepentant lives, we will be spiritually separated from God. We cannot blame our severed relationship with God on demonic forces, other people, our heritage, or our environment. The parable of the sheep and the goats illustrates that there will be a Judgment Day where unrepentant sinners, the goats, will be eternally separated from God. See below for Bible commentary and scriptures in regard to being separated from God.



Our Sin Is The Only Reason We Are Spiritually Separated From God.

No matter how much God loves us, he cannot be in the presence sin. As long as we continue to sin and live unrepentant lives, we will be spiritually separated from God. Isaiah 59:2 advises us that sin separates man from God.

Isaiah 59:2, “But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.”

No External Force or Creature Can Separate Us From God.

We are only separated from the love of God due to our own actions. We cannot blame our severed relationship with God on demonic forces, other people, our heritage, or our environment. If we are not in unity with God, we are separated from God because of our sin and disobedience to God. Romans 8:39 advises us that there is no external force or creature that can separate us from God.

Romans 8:39, “Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

On Judgment Day Unrepentant Sinners Shall Be Eternally Separated From God.

The parable of the sheep and the goats illustrates that there will be a Judgment Day where unrepentant sinners, the goats, will be eternally separated from God. Jesus tells us this parable to make it clear that there are consequences to not being followers of Christ. Matthew 25;41 tells us that unrepentant sinners will be separated from God and be delivered into the everlasting fire of Hell.

Matthew 25:41, “Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:”