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 Jehovah weigheth the hearts.
And the man Micah had a shrine, and he made an ephod and teraphim, and installed one of his sons, who became his priest.
1 Samuel 15:13
And Samuel came to Saul; and Saul said to him, Blessed art thou of Jehovah: I have fulfilled the word of Jehovah.
I am clean without transgression; I am pure, and there is no iniquity in me;
For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, even when his iniquity is found to be hateful.
who say, Stand by thyself, come not near to me; for I am holier than thou. These are a smoke in my nose, a fire that burneth all the day.
For though thou wash thee with nitre, and take thee much potash, thine iniquity is marked before me, saith the Lord Jehovah.
But the Lord said to him, Now do ye Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the dish, but your inward parts are full of plunder and wickedness.
And he said to them, Ye are they who justify themselves before men, but God knows your hearts; for what amongst men is highly thought of is an abomination before God.
The Pharisee, standing, prayed thus to himself: God, I thank thee that I am not as the rest of men, rapacious, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax-gatherer.
2 Timothy 3:5
having a form of piety but denying the power of it: and from these turn away.
All things are pure to the pure; but to the 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 deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
Wash me fully from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.
Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil,
Wash thy heart, Jerusalem, from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?
And I will sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your uncleannesses and from all your idols will I cleanse you.
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 these things were some of you; but ye have been washed, but ye have been sanctified, but ye have been justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.
not on the principle of works which have been done in righteousness which we had done, but according to his own mercy he saved us through the washing of regeneration and renewal 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 one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanses us from all sin.
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us, and has washed us from our sins in his blood,
There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof is the ways of death.