You have been made pure by the indwelling Holy Spirit.

You have been made pure by the indwelling Holy Spirit.

“keep yourself pure [hagnos].” (1Tim 5:22)

“And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies [hagnizo] himself, just as He is pure [hagnos].” (1Jn 3:3)

“Blessed are the pure [katharos] in heart, for they shall see God.” (Matt 5:8)

“But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy.” (Jm 3:17)

“Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things.” (Phil 4:8)

“For I have betrothed you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste [hagnos] virgin to Christ.” (2Cor 11:2)

“For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world produces death. For observe this very thing, that you sorrowed in a godly manner: What diligence it produced in you, what ‘clearing of yourselves’ [apologia], what indignation, what fear, what vehement desire, what zeal, what vindication! In all things you proved yourselves to be clear [hagnos] in this matter.” (2Cor 7:10-11)

“who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify [katharizo] for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.” (Tit 2:14)

“Since you have purified [hagnizo] your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit in sincere love of the brethren, love one another fervently with a pure [katharos] heart” (1Pet 1:22)

“Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse [katharizo] your hands, you sinners; and purify [hagnizo] your hearts, you double-minded.” (Jm 4:8)

“Now the purpose of the commandment is love from a pure [katharos] heart, from a good conscience, and from sincere [anupokritos] faith” (1Tim 1:5)

Reading: 1Tim 5-6; 2Tim 1; Matt 18