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29 Bible Verses about Holiness, Purpose Of

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1 Peter 1:15-16

but as He who hath called you is holy, be ye also holy in all your conversation: since it is written, Be ye holy, for I am holy.

1 John 3:2-3

Beloved, we are now the children of God, but it doth not yet appear what we shall be: we know however, that, when He shall appear, we shall be like Him; for we shall see Him as He is. And every one, that hath this hope in Him, purifieth himself, even as He is pure.

Ephesians 2:19-22

Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the houshold of God; being built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner-stone: in whom the whole building fitly joined together increaseth to an holy temple in the Lord:read more.
in whom ye also are built up together for an habitation of God by the Spirit.

1 Corinthians 3:16-17

Do ye not know that ye are the temple of God, and the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? If any one destroy the temple of God, him will God destroy: for the temple of God is holy, and this temple are ye.

Hebrews 10:19-22

Having therefore, brethren, free admission into the holy places by the blood of Jesus, the new and living way which He hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh, and having a great high-priest over the house of God,read more.
let us draw near with sincerity, in the full assurance of faith, having our hearts cleansed from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.

Matthew 15:7-9

Well did Esaias prophecy concerning you, saying, This people approach me with their mouth, and honour me with their lips, but their heart is far from me: but in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the injunctions of men.

Mark 7:6

But He answered them, Well did Esaias prophesy concerning you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoureth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me:

1 Peter 2:9-12

But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should declare the glories of Him, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: who heretofore were not a people, but are now the people of God: who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy. Dearly beloved, I exhort you as strangers and sojourners here, to abstain from carnal lusts, which war against the soul:read more.
having a good conversation among the Gentiles; that whereas they speak against you as evil-doers, they may glorify God in the day of their visitation, on account of the good works which they behold in you.

1 Peter 3:1-2

Ye women likewise, be subject to your own husbands, that if any believe not the word, they may yet without the word be gained over by the deportment of the wives, beholding your chaste conversation in the fear of God.

Hebrews 9:13-14

For if the blood of bulls and goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purification of the flesh; how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself spotless to God, purify your conscience from dead works, that ye may serve the living God?

Luke 1:74-75

to grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies, might serve Him without fear, in holiness and righteousness before Him, all the days of our life.

2 Timothy 2:20-21

In a great house there are not only vessels of gold and silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honor, some for meaner uses. If therefore any one purify himself from these corruptions, he shall be a vessel unto honor, sanctified and fitted for the Master's use, being prepared for every good work.

2 Peter 3:11

Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in holy conversation and godliness,

1 Corinthians 6:2

Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? And if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy of judging the smallest controversies?

Ephesians 5:25-27

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave up Himself for it: to sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, that He might prepare it for Himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle, or any such thing: but that it should be holy and unblameable.

Revelation 21:2-3

And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, descending from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a great voice out of heaven, saying, Behold the tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be his people, and God himself, even their God, will be with them.

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