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42 Bible Verses about Holiness

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Isaiah 35:8

And a highway shall be there and a way, and it shall be called The Way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; and for those in it there shall be someone to go with them, in such a manner that the foolish shall not err therein.

1 Chronicles 16:29

Give unto the LORD the glory of his name; bring a present and come before him; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.

Psalm 93:5

Thy testimonies are very sure; holiness becomes thy house, O LORD, for ever.

Ezekiel 38:23

And I will be magnified and sanctified, and I will be known in the eyes of many Gentiles, and they shall know that I am the LORD.

2 Peter 3:11

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

Luke 1:75

in holiness and righteousness before him all the days of our life.

Psalm 20:6

Now know I that the LORD has kept his anointed; he will hear him from the heavens of his holiness with the saving valour of his right hand.

Romans 6:19

I speak a human thing because of the weakness of our flesh: that as ye presented your members to serve uncleanness and iniquity unto iniquity, likewise now present your members to serve righteousness unto holiness.

Zechariah 14:20

In that day there shall be written upon the bells of the horses, HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD; and the pots in the LORD's house shall be like the bowls before the altar.

Jeremiah 2:3

Israel was holiness unto the LORD and the firstfruits of his increase; all that devour him shall be found guilty; evil shall come upon them, saith the LORD.

Psalm 47:8

God reigns over the Gentiles; God sits upon the throne of his holiness.

Ezekiel 36:23

And I will sanctify my great name, which was profaned among the Gentiles, which ye have profaned in the midst of them; and the Gentiles shall know that I am the LORD, said the Lord GOD when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes.

2 Chronicles 20:21

And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed some to sing unto the LORD and to praise in the beauty of holiness, while the army went out and to say, Praise the LORD, for his mercy endures for ever.

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Christ, our example » Conformity to, required in » Holiness

1 Peter 1:15-16

but as he who has called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; for it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

Glorifying God » For his » Holiness

Psalm 99:9

Exalt the LORD our God and worship at the mountain of his holiness, for the LORD our God is holy.

Holiness » Of God

Psalm 99:9

Exalt the LORD our God and worship at the mountain of his holiness, for the LORD our God is holy.

Holiness » General references to

Zechariah 14:20

In that day there shall be written upon the bells of the horses, HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD; and the pots in the LORD's house shall be like the bowls before the altar.

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway shall be there and a way, and it shall be called The Way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; and for those in it there shall be someone to go with them, in such a manner that the foolish shall not err therein.

Exodus 39:30

And they made the open flower, the crown of holiness, of pure gold and wrote upon it a writing, like to the engravings of a seal, HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD.

More verses: Hebrews 12:10

Holiness » Commanded

Leviticus 11:45

For I am the LORD that causes you to come up out of the land of Egypt to be your God; ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.

Holiness » Being holy

Exodus 22:31

And ye shall be holy men unto me; neither shall ye eat any flesh that is torn of beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to the dogs.

1 Peter 1:15-16

but as he who has called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; for it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

Leviticus 11:44-45

For I am the LORD your God; ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy; neither shall ye defile your souls with any reptile that moves upon the earth. For I am the LORD that causes you to come up out of the land of Egypt to be your God; ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.

Holiness » Should lead to separation from the wicked

Numbers 16:26

And he spoke unto the congregation, saying, Depart from the tents of these wicked men and touch nothing of theirs lest peradventure ye be consumed in all their sins.

2 Corinthians 6:17-18

Therefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and do not touch the unclean thing; and I will receive you and will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

Numbers 16:21

Separate yourselves from among this congregation, and I will consume them in a moment.

Holiness » What is holy

Exodus 31:14-15

Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you; those that defile it shall surely be put to death; for whoever does any work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people. Six days shall work be done; but the seventh, the sabbath of rest, shall be holy to the LORD; whoever does any work in the sabbath day shall surely be put to death.

Leviticus 27:30

And all the tithes of the land, whether of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the tree, is the LORD's; it is holiness unto the LORD.

Holiness » Promised to the church

Zechariah 14:20-21

In that day there shall be written upon the bells of the horses, HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD; and the pots in the LORD's house shall be like the bowls before the altar. And every pot in Jerusalem and in Judah shall be holiness unto the LORD of the hosts; and all those that sacrifice shall come and take of them and cook therein; and in that time there shall be no more merchandizing in the house of the LORD of the hosts.

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway shall be there and a way, and it shall be called The Way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; and for those in it there shall be someone to go with them, in such a manner that the foolish shall not err therein.

Obadiah 1:17

But in Mount Zion shall be deliverance, and it shall be holiness; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.

Holiness » The character of Christ, the standard of

Holiness » Saints » Shall be presented to God in

Holiness » Saints » Called to

Holiness » Saints » Possess

Holiness » The character of God, the standard of

1 Peter 1:15-16

but as he who has called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; for it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

Holiness » Ministers should » Exhort to

1 Peter 1:14-16

as obedient sons, not conforming yourselves with the former desires that you had before in your ignorance, but as he who has called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; for it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

Holiness » The church is the beauty of

1 Chronicles 16:29

Give unto the LORD the glory of his name; bring a present and come before him; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.

Holiness » Christ » An example of

1 Peter 2:21-22

Because for this were ye called: for the Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps who did no sin neither was guile found in his mouth,

Holiness » The word of God the means of producing

2 Timothy 3:16-17

All scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.

Holiness » Ministers should » Avoid » Everything » Inconsistent with

Leviticus 21:6

They shall be holy unto their God and not profane the name of their God; for the offerings of the LORD made by fire and the bread of their God they do offer; therefore, they shall be holy.

Holiness » None shall see God without

Holiness » The wicked are without

1 Timothy 1:9

knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly sinners, for the evil and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,

Holiness » Motives to » God, Glory of

Holiness » Saints » Should have their conversation in

2 Peter 3:11

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

Holiness » Saints » Elected to

Holiness » Chastisements are intended to produce, in saints

James 1:2-3

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into diverse trials, knowing that the proving of your faith works patience,

Holiness » Is the result of » The manifestation of God's grace

Titus 2:3

The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of honesty;

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, teaching us that denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live temperately, righteously, and godly in this present world;

Holiness » Saints » Should yield their members as instruments of

Romans 6:19

I speak a human thing because of the weakness of our flesh: that as ye presented your members to serve uncleanness and iniquity unto iniquity, likewise now present your members to serve righteousness unto holiness.

Holiness » Motives to » Love of Christ

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the charity of the Christ constrains us because we judge thus: that if one died for all, then all are dead: And that he died for all that those who live should not live from now on unto themselves, but unto him who died and rose again for them.

Holiness » Is the result of » Union with Christ

John 17:9

I pray for them; I do not pray for the world, but for those whom thou hast given me; for they are thine.

Holiness » Exemplified » Paul

1 Thessalonians 2:10

Ye are witnesses, and God also, of how holy and just and irreprehensible our behaviour was among you that believe,

Holiness » God calling us to holiness

Holiness » Saints » Should seek perfection in

Holiness » Christ » Effects, in his people

Ephesians 5:25-27

Husbands, love your wives even as the Christ also loved the congregation and gave himself for her, that he might sanctify and cleanse her in the washing of water by the word, that he might present her glorious for himself, a congregation , not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy and without blemish.

Holiness » Saints » Shall continue in, for ever

Revelation 22:11

He that is unjust, let him be unjust still; and he who is filthy, let him be filthy still; and he that is righteous, let him be justified still; and let the saint be sanctified still.

Holiness » Who is holy

Holiness » Ministers should » Be examples of

Holiness » Saints » New created in

Holiness » Promise to women who continue in

1 Timothy 2:15

notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if she continues in faith and charity and sanctification and modesty.

Holiness » Motives to » The mercies of God

Romans 12:1-2

Therefore, I beseech you brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies in living sacrifice, holy, well pleasing unto God, which is your rational worship. And be not conformed to this age, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your soul that ye may experience what is that good and well pleasing and perfect will of God.

Holiness » Saints » Should follow after

Holiness » Required in prayer

1 Timothy 2:8

I desire, therefore, that the men in every place, pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and strife.

Holiness » Exemplified » Israel

Jeremiah 2:3

Israel was holiness unto the LORD and the firstfruits of his increase; all that devour him shall be found guilty; evil shall come upon them, saith the LORD.

Holiness » Motives to » The dissolution of all things

2 Peter 3:11

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

Holiness » Saints » Should serve God in

Luke 1:74-75

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

Holiness » Necessary to God's worship

Psalm 24:3-4

Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? or who shall stand in the place of his holiness? He that has clean hands and a pure heart, who has not taken my name in vain, nor sworn deceitfully.

Holiness » Is the result of » Subjection to God

Holiness » Exemplified » Wives of patriarchs

Holiness » Saints » Should present their bodies to God in

Holiness » Saints » Have their fruit unto

Holiness » Not giving that which is holy unto dogs

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet and turn again and rend you.

Holiness » The gospel the way of

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway shall be there and a way, and it shall be called The Way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; and for those in it there shall be someone to go with them, in such a manner that the foolish shall not err therein.

Holiness » Is the result of » God's keeping

Holiness » Exemplified » David

Psalm 86:2

Preserve my soul; for I am merciful, O thou my God, save thy slave that trusts in thee.

Holiness » Christ » Desires, for his people

Holiness » Becoming in the church

Psalm 93:5

Thy testimonies are very sure; holiness becomes thy house, O LORD, for ever.

Holiness » Ministers should » Possess

Holiness » Exemplified » John the baptist

Mark 6:20

for Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just and holy man, and respected him; and when he heard him, he did many things and heard him gladly.

Holiness » Exemplified » Prophets

Luke 1:70

as he spoke by the mouth of the saints who from the beginning were his prophets;

Holiness » Saints » Should continue in

Luke 1:75

in holiness and righteousness before him all the days of our life.

Holiness » Behavior of aged women should be as becomes

Titus 2:3

The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of honesty;

Inscriptions » Holiness » to the lord » Engraved » High priest

Exodus 39:30

And they made the open flower, the crown of holiness, of pure gold and wrote upon it a writing, like to the engravings of a seal, HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD.

Exodus 28:36

Thou shalt also make an open flower of pure gold and engrave upon it the engravings of a seal, HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD.

Inscriptions » Holiness » to the lord » Engraved » Horses » Bells

Zechariah 14:20

In that day there shall be written upon the bells of the horses, HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD; and the pots in the LORD's house shall be like the bowls before the altar.

John the baptist » Characteristics of » Holiness

Mark 6:20

for Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just and holy man, and respected him; and when he heard him, he did many things and heard him gladly.

Judgment » The certainty of, a motive to » Holiness

2 Peter 3:11

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

2 Corinthians 5:9-10

Therefore we also procure, whether present or absent, that we may please him. For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ that each one may receive according to that which they have done in the body, good or evil.

Sanctification » Holiness

Ephesians 5:7-9

Be not ye, therefore, partakers with them. For in another time ye were darkness, but now ye are light in the Lord: walk as children of light; (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Topics on Holiness

Adoption Should Lead To Holiness

2 Corinthians 6:17-18

Therefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and do not touch the unclean thing; and I will receive you

Holiness, Believers' Growth In

2 Chronicles 7:16

so that now I have chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be in her for ever; and my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.

Holiness,  Worldly Separation

Leviticus 20:23-26

And ye shall not walk in the practices of the Gentiles which I shall cast out before you; for they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them.

Lack Of Holiness

Psalm 17:14

from men, with thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, who have their portion in this life and whose belly thou dost fill with thy provision: they satisfy their sons and leave the rest to their family.