Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight:
thus, my brethren, the law is become dead with respect to you by the body of Christ; that you might be subject to another, even to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God.
(which kept us at variance) by abolishing the dogmatical injunctions of the law, that having made the peace, he might incorporate the two into one new body under himself;
in consequence of which WILL we are sanctified by the oblation which Jesus Christ has made once for all of his own body.
in the sincere practice of holiness and justice, all our days.
2 Corinthians 11:2
for I am jealous over you with religious jealousy: since I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.
according as he had chosen us in himself before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy, free from vice, and devoted to virtue.
that he himself might make her appear illustrious to his own eye, a church without spot, or any thing like a defect; so as to be holy and irreprehensible.
1 Thessalonians 4:7
for God has not called us to impurity, but to holiness:
who gave himself for us, to redeem us from all iniquity, and qualify us to be his peculiar people, passionately affected to virtue.
2 Peter 3:14
since then, my dear brethren, your expectations are such, take care to appear before him, without any defect or blemish, in order to be happy; and be persuaded,
Now to him that is able to keep you from falling, and make you appear in his glorious presence, without defect, and full of joy:
from the first day to the present time. being persuaded that