Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The way of man is froward and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.
And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
What is man, that he should be clean? and he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.
Lo, this only have I found, that God has made man upright; but they have sought out many devices.
This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.
1 Corinthians 3:3
For you are yet carnal: for while there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are you not carnal, and walk as men?
In which in time past you walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now works in the children of disobedience:
For we ourselves also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD: but the words of the pure are pleasant words.
There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet are not washed from their filthiness.
Many shall be purified, and made white, and refined; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.
Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
Either make the tree good, and its fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and its fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by its fruit.
And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.
Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience are defiled.
Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a people for his own, zealous of good works.
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Spirit;
1 Peter 1:22
Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto sincere love of the brethren, see that you love one another with a pure heart fervently:
1 John 2:29
If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone that does righteousness is born of him.
1 John 3:3
And every man that has this hope in him purifies himself, even as he is pure.