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29 Bible Verses about Holiness, Purpose Of
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Be ye therefore perfect in love and goodness, as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.
for those whom he foreknew, He also predetermined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that He might be as the first-born among many brethren: and whom He before ordained, these He also called;
For they indeed corrected us for a while, as seemed good to them; but He for our profit, that we may be partakers of his holiness.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, and well-pleasing to God, as your rational service.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to Himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
Follow peace with all men; and holiness, without which none shall see the Lord:
Blessed are the pure in heart; for they shall see God.
that your hearts may be established unblameable in holiness, before God even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, with all his saints.
in that day, when He shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe; because our testimony among you was believed.
But now being set free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.
giving thanks unto the Father, who hath made us meet for a portion of the inheritance of the saints in light:
and enlighten the eyes of your understanding; that ye may know, what is the hope of his calling, and how rich the glory of his inheritance in the saints;
This is the first resurrection. Happy and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on these the second death has no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with Him a thousand years.
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.
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.
- God's Things Revealed
- God, Fatherhood Of
- Holiness Of The Saints
- Holiness, As Set Apart For God
- Holiness, Believers' Growth In
- Knowing About God's Kingdom
- Participation, In Christ
- Sacrifice, Nt Fulfilment Of
- Sanctification, Means And Results
- Sanctification, Nature And Basis
- Short Time For Action
- Sin, And God's Character