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Matthew 23:25-28
25
You blind Pharisee! first cleanse the inside of the cup and of the plate, that the outside also may be clean.
26
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you are like whitewashed tombs, which outwardly appear beautiful, but within they are full of dead men's bones and all uncleanness.
27
So you also outwardly appear righteous to men, but within you are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.
28
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you build the tombs of the prophets and adorn the monuments of the righteous,
1 Chronicles 29:17-19
17
I know, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness; in the uprightness of my heart I have freely offered all these things, and now I have seen thy people, who are present here, offering freely and joyously to thee.
18
O LORD, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, our fathers, keep for ever such purposes and thoughts in the hearts of thy people, and direct their hearts toward thee.
19
Grant to Solomon my son that with a whole heart he may keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy statutes, performing all, and that he may build the palace for which I have made provision."
Psalm 15:2
O LORD, who shall sojourn in thy tent? Who shall dwell on thy holy hill?
Psalm 18:26
With the loyal thou dost show thyself loyal; with the blameless man thou dost show thyself blameless;
Psalm 24:4
Who shall ascend the hill of the LORD? And who shall stand in his holy place?
Psalm 51:6
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me.
Psalm 51:10
Hide thy face from my sins, and blot out all my iniquities.
Psalm 73:1
A Psalm of Asaph.
Proverbs 22:11
He who loves purity of heart, and whose speech is gracious, will have the king as his friend.
Ezekiel 36:25-27
25
I will sprinkle clean water upon you, and you shall be clean from all your uncleannesses, and from all your idols I will cleanse you.
26
A new heart I will give you, and a new spirit I will put within you; and I will take out of your flesh the heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.
27
And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes and be careful to observe my ordinances.
Acts 15:9
and he made no distinction between us and them, but cleansed their hearts by faith.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and spirit, and make holiness perfect in the fear of God.
Titus 1:15
To the pure all things are pure, but to the corrupt and unbelieving nothing is pure; their very minds and consciences are corrupted.
Hebrews 9:14
how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, purify your conscience from dead works to serve the living God.
Hebrews 10:22
let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.
James 3:17
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, without uncertainty or insincerity.
James 4:8
Draw near to God and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you men of double mind.
1 Peter 1:22
Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere love of the brethren, love one another earnestly from the heart.
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Genesis 32:30
So Jacob called the name of the place Peni'el, saying, "For I have seen God face to face, and yet my life is preserved."
Job 19:26
and after my skin has been thus destroyed, then from my flesh I shall see God,
Job 19:27
whom I shall see on my side, and my eyes shall behold, and not another. My heart faints within me!
1 Corinthians 13:12
For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall understand fully, even as I have been fully understood.
Hebrews 12:14
Strive for peace with all men, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.
1 John 3:2
Beloved, we are God's children now; it does not yet appear what we shall be, but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.
1 John 3:3
And every one who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.