Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
"Woe to you, experts in the law and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and the dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.
1 Chronicles 29:17
I know, my God, that you examine thoughts and are pleased with integrity. With pure motives I contribute all this; and now I look with joy as your people who have gathered here contribute to you.
Whoever lives a blameless life, does what is right, and speaks honestly.
You prove to be reliable to one who is blameless, but you prove to be deceptive to one who is perverse.
The one whose deeds are blameless and whose motives are pure, who does not lie, or make promises with no intention of keeping them.
Look, you desire integrity in the inner man; you want me to possess wisdom.
A psalm by Asaph. Certainly God is good to Israel, and to those whose motives are pure!
The one who loves a pure heart and whose speech is gracious -- the king will be his friend.
I will sprinkle you with pure water and you will be clean from all your impurities. I will purify you from all your idols.
and he made no distinction between them and us, cleansing their hearts by faith.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves from everything that could defile the body and the spirit, and thus accomplish holiness out of reverence for God.
All is pure to those who are pure. But to those who are corrupt and unbelieving, nothing is pure, but both their minds and consciences are corrupted.
how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, purify our consciences from dead works to worship the living God.
let us draw near with a sincere heart in the assurance that faith brings, because we have had our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed in pure water.
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, accommodating, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial, and not hypocritical.
Draw near to God and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and make your hearts pure, you double-minded.
1 Peter 1:22
You have purified your souls by obeying the truth in order to show sincere mutual love. So love one another earnestly from a pure heart.
So Jacob named the place Peniel, explaining, "Certainly I have seen God face to face and have survived."
And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God,
1 Corinthians 13:12
For now we see in a mirror indirectly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know in part, but then I will know fully, just as I have been fully known.
Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness, for without it no one will see the Lord.
1 John 3:2
Dear friends, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that whenever it is revealed we will be like him, because we will see him just as he is.