Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness.
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but LORD weighs the hearts.
And the man Micah had a house of gods, and he made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.
1 Samuel 15:13
And Samuel came to Saul. And Saul said to him, Blessed be thou of LORD. I have performed the commandment of LORD.
I am clean, without transgression. I am innocent, neither is there iniquity in me.
For he flatters himself in his own eyes, that his iniquity will not be found out and be hated.
who say, Stand by thyself, do not come near to me, for I am holier than thou. These are a smoke in my nose, a fire that burns all the day.
For though thou wash thee with lye, and take thee much soap, yet thine iniquity is marked before me, says lord LORD.
And the Lord said to him, Now ye Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the platter, but your interior is full of plundering and wickedness.
And he said to them, Ye are those who declare yourselves righteous in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts. Because what is lofty among men is an abomination in the sight of God.
Having stood by himself, the Pharisee prayed these things: God, I thank thee that I am not as the rest of men, predatory, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector.
2 Timothy 3:5
having a form of piety, but repudiating the power of it. Now turn away from these men,
Truly to the pure all things are pure, but to those who are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure, but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.
1 John 1:8
If we say that we have no sin, we lead ourselves astray, and the truth is not in us.
Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.
Wash you, make you clean, put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes. Cease to do evil.
And I will sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean. I will cleanse you from all your filthiness, and from all your idols.
In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, for sin and for uncleanness.
1 Corinthians 6:11
And some of you were these things, but ye were washed, but ye were sanctified, but ye were made righteous in the name of the Lord Jesus, and in the Spirit of our God.
he saved us, not of works in righteousness that we did, but according to his mercy through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit,
1 John 1:7
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with each other, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanses us from every sin.
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and washed us from our sins by his blood
There is a way which seems right to a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.