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17 Bible Verses about Purity, Nature Of

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Mark 7:2

They had noticed that some of His disciples were eating their food with 'unclean' (that is to say, unwashed)

Luke 2:22

And when the days for their purification appointed by the Law of Moses had passed, they took Him up to Jerusalem to present Him to the Lord--

Matthew 9:20

But a woman who for twelve years had been afflicted with haemorrhage came behind Him and touched the tassel of His cloak;

Luke 8:43

And a woman who for twelve years had been afflicted with haemorrhage--and had spent on doctors all she had, but none of them had been able to cure her--

Matthew 8:2-4

And a leper came to Him, and throwing himself at His feet, said, "Sir, if only you are willing you are able to cleanse me." So Jesus put out His hand and touched him, and said, "I am willing: be cleansed." Instantly he was cleansed from his leprosy; and Jesus said to him, "Be careful to tell no one, but go and show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift which Moses appointed as evidence for them."

Mark 1:40-44

One day there came a leper to Jesus entreating Him, and pleading on his knees. "If you are willing," he said, "you are able to cleanse me." Moved with pity Jesus reached out His hand and touched him. "I am willing," He said; "be cleansed." The leprosy at once left him, and he was cleansed.read more.
Jesus at once sent him away, strictly charging him, and saying, "Be careful not to tell any one, but go and show yourself to the Priest, and for your purification present the offerings that Moses appointed as evidence for them."

Luke 5:12-14

On another occasion, when He was in one of the towns, there was a man there covered with leprosy, who, seeing Jesus, threw himself at His feet and implored Him, saying, "Sir, if only you are willing, you are able to make me clean." Reaching out His hand and touching him, Jesus said, "I am willing; be cleansed!" And instantly the leprosy left him. He ordered him to tell no one. "But go," He said, "show yourself to the Priest, and make the offering for your purification which Moses appointed, as evidence for them."

Matthew 15:11

It is not what goes into a man's mouth that defiles him; but it is what comes out of his mouth--*that* defiles a man."

Mark 7:15

There is nothing outside a man which entering him can make him unclean; but it is the things which come out of a man that make him unclean."

Acts 10:12-15

In it were all kinds of quadrupeds, reptiles and birds, and a voice came to him which said, "Rise, Peter, kill and eat." "On no account, Lord," he replied; "for I have never yet eaten anything unholy and impure."read more.
Again a second time a voice was heard which said, "What God has purified, you must not regard as unholy."

Acts 21:26

So Paul associated with the men; and the next day, having purified himself with them, he went into the Temple, giving every one to understand that the days of their purification were finished, and there he remained until the sacrifice for each of them was offered.

Romans 14:14

As one who lives in union with the Lord Jesus, I know and am certain that in its own nature no food is 'impure'; but if people regard any food as impure, to them it is.

Galatians 2:11-12

Now when Peter visited Antioch, I remonstrated with him to his face, because he had incurred just censure. For until certain persons came from James he had been accustomed to eat with Gentiles; but as soon as these persons came, he withdrew and separated himself for fear of the Circumcision party.

Galatians 2:14-15

As soon as I saw that they were not walking uprightly in the spirit of the Good News, I said to Peter, before them all, "If you, though you are a Jew, live as a Gentile does, and not as a Jew, how can you make the Gentiles follow Jewish customs? You and I, though we are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners,

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