Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
Then I had you washed with water, washing away all your blood and rubbing you with oil.
And I will put clean water on you so that you may be clean: from all your unclean ways and from all your images I will make you clean.
In that day there will be a fountain open to the family of David and to the people of Jerusalem, for sin and for that which is unclean.
Jesus said in answer, Truly, I say to you, If a man's birth is not from water and from the Spirit, it is not possible for him to go into the kingdom of God.
And now, why are you waiting? get up, and have baptism, for the washing away of your sins, giving worship to his name.
Not by works of righteousness which we did ourselves, but in the measure of his mercy, he gave us salvation, through the washing of the new birth and the giving of new life in the Holy Spirit,
Let us go in with true hearts, in certain faith, having our hearts made free from the sense of sin and our bodies washed with clean water:
1 Peter 3:21
And baptism, of which this is an image, now gives you salvation, not by washing clean the flesh, but by making you free from the sense of sin before God, through the coming again of Jesus Christ from the dead;
1 John 5:6
This is he who came by water and by blood, Jesus Christ; not by water only but by water and by blood.
And he put to death the burned offering; and Aaron's sons gave him the blood and he put some of it on and round the altar;
And the priest who is making him clean will put the man who is being made clean, together with these things, before the door of the Tent of meeting.
For on this day your sin will be taken away and you will be clean: you will be made free from all your sins before the Lord.
Song of Songs 1:11
We will make you chains of gold with ornaments of silver.
Song of Songs 2:6
His left hand is under my head, and his right hand is round about me.
Song of Songs 4:7
You are all fair, my love; there is no mark on you.
You are clean, even now, through the teaching which I have given you.