Bible Verses & Scriptures About Accountability, Age of Accountability, Being Accountable To God, Each Other


We are all accountable for what we say and do. We are all ultimately accountable to God, and we should always remember to act accordingly. We are however also accountable to each other, to one another as fellow believers, holding fellow believers and Christians accountable. The Bible teaches us to encourage, exhort, pray for and correct one another in love, and in Christ. It is extremely useful to have people of the same mindset (i.e. fellow believers with the same goals) in our lives that we are accountable to. These “accountability partners”  can help us stay focused, encourage us when we need strength, and help us get right back on track when we start to stray.  We should also remember to be accountable to ourselves, holding ourselves responsible for our actions and for the results of our own actions – instead of blaming others. God also holds us accountable when we do not exhort others or fail to warn others who are going the wrong way.

Bible Verses, Quotes & Scriptures On Accountability, Being Accountable To Each Other, Being Accountable To God, Age of Accountability
First, we explore Bible Verses about Accountability to Others. Next, please scroll further down for Bible Verses about Accountability to God. Finally, we look at Scriptures on Age of Accountability in the Bible.

Bible Verses, Quotes & Scriptures About Accountability To Each Other
Proverbs 27:17
“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” (NIV)

1 Thessalonians 5:11
“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” (NIV)

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12
“Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” (ESV)

Galatians 6:1
“Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted.” (NIV)

Ephesians 4:25
“Therefore, laying aside falsehood, speak truth, each one of you, with his neighbor, for we are members of one another.” (NASB)

Hebrews 10:25
“Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.” (ESV)

Ephesians 4:15
“Instead, we will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ, who is the head of his body, the church.” (NLT)

Galatians 6:2
“Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” (NIV)

Colossians 3:16
“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God.” (NIV)

James 5:16
“Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.” (NASB)

Ephesians 4:32
“Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” (ESV)

Proverbs 24:24-25
“Whoever says to the wicked, “You are in the right,” will be cursed by peoples, abhorred by nations, but those who rebuke the wicked will have delight, and a good blessing will come upon them.” (ESV)

James 5:19-20
“My dear friends, if you know people who have wandered off from God’s truth, don’t write them off. Go after them. Get them back and you will have rescued precious lives from destruction and prevented an epidemic of wandering away from God.” (The Message)

Proverbs 12:15
“The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man is he who listens to counsel.” (NASB)
See Also: Bible Verses about Advice, Counsel, Giving & Receiving Advice & Correction

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Bible Verses, Quotes & Scriptures About Being Accountable To God

Romans 14:11
“For we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ. For it is written:
“ As I live, says the LORD, Every knee shall bow to Me,
And every tongue shall confess to God.”
” (NKJV)

Ezekiel 3:18-19
“When I say to a wicked man, ‘You will surely die,’ and you do not warn him or speak out to dissuade him from his evil ways in order to save his life, that wicked man will die for his sin, and I will hold you accountable for his blood. But if you do warn the wicked man and he does not turn from his wickedness or from his evil ways, he will die for his sin; but you will have saved yourself.” (NIV)

Romans 14:12
“So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God.” (KJV)

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Age of Accountability In The Bible

Psalm 51:5
“Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.” (KJV)

1 John 2:2
“And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.” (KJV)

2 Samuel 12:21-23
“Then said his servants unto him, What thing is this that thou hast done? thou didst fast and weep for the child, while it was alive; but when the child was dead, thou didst rise and eat bread. And he said, While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether GOD will be gracious to me, that the child may live? But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.” (KJV)

I pray these Encouraging Verses about Accountability have been a blessing to you.

Thanks for reading, Dear Friends! Have a wonderful day!

Much Love & Blessings,

Bomi Jolly

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