Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.
2 Corinthians 5:17
So then, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; what is old has passed away -- look, what is new has come!
For we are his workmanship, having been created in Christ Jesus for good works that God prepared beforehand so we may do them.
A psalm by Asaph. Certainly God is good to Israel, and to those whose motives are pure!
Who can say, "I have kept my heart clean; I am pure from my sin"?
People of Jerusalem, I have seen your adulterous worship, your shameless prostitution to, and your lustful pursuit of, other gods. I have seen your disgusting acts of worship on the hills throughout the countryside. You are doomed to destruction! How long will you continue to be unclean?'"
I will give them a single-minded purpose to live in a way that always shows respect for me. They will want to do that for their own good and the good of the children who descend from them.
I will give them one heart and I will put a new spirit within them; I will remove the hearts of stone from their bodies and I will give them tender hearts,
Throw away all your sins you have committed and fashion yourselves a new heart and a new spirit! Why should you die, O house of Israel?
I will sprinkle you with pure water and you will be clean from all your impurities. I will purify you from all your idols.
"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.
and he made no distinction between them and us, cleansing their hearts by faith.
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.
Do not be conformed to this present world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may test and approve what is the will of God -- what is good and well-pleasing and perfect.
You were taught with reference to your former way of life to lay aside the old man who is being corrupted in accordance with deceitful desires,
and have been clothed with the new man that is being renewed in knowledge according to the image of the one who created it.
he saved us not by works of righteousness that we have done but on the basis of his mercy, through the washing of the new birth and the renewing of the Holy Spirit,
Then they will not be like their ancestors, who were a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that was not committed and faithful to God.
So Hebron remains the assigned land of Caleb son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite to this very day because he remained loyal to the Lord God of Israel.
1 Kings 15:3
He followed all the sinful practices of his father before him. He was not wholeheartedly devoted to the Lord his God, as his ancestor David had been.
When he came and saw the grace of God, he rejoiced and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with devoted hearts,
1 Corinthians 15:58
So then, dear brothers and sisters, be firm. Do not be moved! Always be outstanding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
since he is a double-minded individual, unstable in all his ways.