he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him,
so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish.
even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love
Likewise, my brothers, you also have died to the law through the body of Christ, so that you may belong to another, to him who has been raised from the dead, in order that we may bear fruit for God.
Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy,
who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works.
2 Corinthians 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.
2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, beloved, since you are waiting for these, be diligent to be found by him without spot or blemish, and at peace.
equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.
by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh,
And by that will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.
1 Thessalonians 4:7
For God has not called us for impurity, but in holiness.
by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, and might reconcile us both to God in one body through the cross, thereby killing the hostility.
Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
in holiness and righteousness before him all our days.
Behold, even the moon is not bright, and the stars are not pure in his eyes;
Behold, God puts no trust in his holy ones, and the heavens are not pure in his sight;