February 2, 2016
What Does The Bible Say About Purity?
Leviticus 18:30 So keep my charge never to practice any of these abominable customs that were practiced before you, and never to make yourselves unclean by them: I am the LORD your God.”
Job 4:17 ‘Can mortal man be in the right before God? Can a man be pure before his Maker?
Job 15:14 What is man, that he can be pure? Or he who is born of a woman, that he can be righteous?
Job 31:1 “I have made a covenant with my eyes; how then could I gaze at a virgin?
Habakkuk 1:13 You who are of purer eyes than to see evil and cannot look at wrong, why do you idly look at traitors and remain silent when the wicked swallows up the man more righteous than he?
Psalms 18:26 with the purified you show yourself pure; and with the crooked you make yourself seem tortuous.
Psalms 51:7, 10 Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow…10 Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.
Psalms 73:1 Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart.
Matthew 5:8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
Titus 1:15 To the pure, all things are pure, but to the defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure; but both their minds and their consciences are defiled.
James 4:7-8 Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
1John 3:3 And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.
1Corinthians 7:2 But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband.
2Corinthians 11:2 For I feel a divine jealousy for you, since I betrothed you to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to Christ.
Titus 2:5 to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled.
Hebrews 13:4 Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.
Psalms 24:3-4 Who shall ascend the hill of the LORD? And who shall stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully.
1Corinthians 3:16 Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?
Hebrews 7:26 For it was indeed fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, innocent, unstained, separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens.
James 1:27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.