Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight:
So, my brethren, to you also the Law died through the incarnation of Christ, that you might be wedded to Another, namely to Him who rose from the dead in order that we might yield fruit to God.
by setting aside the Law with its commandments, expressed, as they were, in definite decrees. His design was to unite the two sections of humanity in Himself so as to form one new man,
It is through that divine will that we have been set free from sin, through the offering of Jesus Christ as our sacrifice once for all.
In piety and uprightness before Him all our days.
2 Corinthians 11:2
I am jealous over you with God's own jealousy. For I have betrothed you to Christ to present you to Him like a faithful bride to her one husband.
even as, in His love, He chose us as His own in Christ before the creation of the world, that we might be holy and without blemish in His presence.
that He might present the Church to Himself a glorious bride, without spot or wrinkle or any other defect, but to be holy and unblemished.
1 Thessalonians 4:7
God has not called us to an unclean life, but to one of purity.
who gave Himself for us to purchase our freedom from all iniquity, and purify for Himself a people who should be specially His own, zealous for doing good works.
2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, dear friends, since you have these expectations, earnestly seek to be found in His presence, free from blemish or reproach, in peace.
But to Him who is able to keep you safe from stumbling, and cause you to stand in the presence of His glory free from blemish and full of exultant joy--
I thank my God, I say, for your cooperation in spreading the Good News, from the time it first came to you even until now.