Such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.
To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus, saints by calling, with all who in every place call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord and ours:
'Now why do you delay? Get up and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on His name.'
and these whom He predestined, He also called; and these whom He called, He also justified; and these whom He justified, He also glorified.
But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption,
You know that when you were pagans, you were led astray to the mute idols, however you were led.
Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light
so that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,
Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry.
For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
let us draw near with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.
Purify me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; Wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
"Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight Cease to do evil,
As a result of the anguish of His soul, He will see it and be satisfied; By His knowledge the Righteous One, My Servant, will justify the many, As He will bear their iniquities.
Wash your heart from evil, O Jerusalem, That you may be saved. How long will your wicked thoughts Lodge within you?
"Then I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean; I will cleanse you from all your filthiness and from all your idols.
"I tell you, this man went to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."
Jesus said to him, "He who has bathed needs only to wash his feet, but is completely clean; and you are clean, but not all of you."
and through Him everyone who believes is freed from all things, from which you could not be freed through the Law of Moses.
to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'
for the demonstration, I say, of His righteousness at the present time, so that He would be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.
But to the one who does not work, but believes in Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited as righteousness,
Much more then, having now been justified by His blood, we shall be saved from the wrath of God through Him.
But thanks be to God that though you were slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching to which you were committed,
Who will bring a charge against God's elect? God is the one who justifies;
nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the Law; since by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified.
The Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, "ALL THE NATIONS WILL BE BLESSED IN YOU."
Now that no one is justified by the Law before God is evident; for, "THE RIGHTEOUS MAN SHALL LIVE BY FAITH."
Therefore the Law has become our tutor to lead us to Christ, so that we may be justified by faith.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
And you were dead in your trespasses and sins,
So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind,
But we should always give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.
For both He who sanctifies and those who are sanctified are all from one Father; for which reason He is not ashamed to call them brethren,
Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered up Isaac his son on the altar?
according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His blood: May grace and peace be yours in the fullest measure.
Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,
Corresponding to that, baptism now saves you--not the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good conscience--through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth To Him who loves us and released us from our sins by His blood--
I said to him, "My lord, you know." And he said to me, "These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.