Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
A curse is on you, scribes and Pharisees, false ones! for you make clean the outside of the cup and of the plate, but inside they are full of violent behaviour and uncontrolled desire.
1 Chronicles 29:17
And I am conscious, my God, that you are the searcher of hearts, taking pleasure in righteousness. As for me, with an upright heart I have freely given all these things; and I have seen with joy your people who are here to make their offerings freely to you.
He who is holy will see that you are holy; but to the man whose way is not straight you will be a hard judge.
Your desire is for what is true in the inner parts: in the secrets of my soul you will give me knowledge of wisdom.
Truly, God is good to Israel, even to such as are clean in heart.
He whose heart is clean is dear to the Lord; for the grace of his lips the king will be his friend.
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.
Making no division between them and us, but making clean their hearts by faith.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Because God, then, will give us such rewards, dear brothers, let us make ourselves clean from all evil of flesh and spirit, and become completely holy in the fear of God.
To the clean in heart all things are clean: but to those who are unclean and without faith nothing is clean; they become unclean in mind and in thought.
How much more will the blood of Christ, who, being without sin, made an offering of himself to God through the Holy Spirit, make your hearts clean from dead works to be servants of the living God?
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:
But the wisdom which is from heaven is first holy, then gentle, readily giving way in argument, full of peace and mercy and good works, not doubting, not seeming other than it is.
Come near to God and he will come near to you. Make your hands clean, you evil-doers; put away deceit from your hearts, you false in mind.
1 Peter 1:22
And as you have made your souls clean, being ruled by what is true, and loving one another without deceit, see that your love is warm and from the heart:
And Jacob gave that place the name of Peniel, saying, I have seen God face to face, and still I am living.
And ... without my flesh I will see God;
1 Corinthians 13:12
For now we see things in a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now my knowledge is in part; then it will be complete, even as God's knowledge of me.
Let your desire be for peace with all men, and to be made holy, without which no man may see the Lord;
1 John 3:2
My loved ones, now we are children of God, and at present it is not clear what we are to be. We are certain that at his revelation we will be like him; for we will see him as he is.