“ Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight. Cease to do evil,
I shall wash my hands in innocence, And I will go about Your altar, O Lord,
Seek the Lord while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.
“ He must turn away from evil and do good; He must seek peace and pursue it.
“ If you would direct your heart right And spread out your hand to Him,
Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.
Depart from evil and do good, So you will abide forever.
Depart, depart, go out from there, Touch nothing unclean; Go out of the midst of her, purify yourselves, You who carry the vessels of the Lord.
Wash your heart from evil, O Jerusalem, That you may be saved. How long will your wicked thoughts Lodge within you?
saying, ‘ Turn now everyone from his evil way and from the evil of your deeds, and dwell on the land which the Lord has given to you and your forefathers forever and ever;
“Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, each according to his conduct,” declares the Lord God. “ Repent and turn away from all your transgressions, so that iniquity may not become a stumbling block to you.
Hate evil, love good, And establish justice in the gate! Perhaps the Lord God of hosts May be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.
Therefore say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, “ Return to Me,” declares the Lord of hosts, “that I may return to you,” says the Lord of hosts.
Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance;
Now why do you delay? Get up and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on His name.’
Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.
Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
that, in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the lusts of deceit,
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,
Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander,
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.