Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.
And I will give them one heart, and a new spirit I will put within them. I will remove the heart of stone from their flesh and give them a heart of flesh,
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires, and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.
Cast away from you all the transgressions that you have committed, and make yourselves a new heart and a new spirit! Why will you die, O house of Israel?
“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean from all your uncleannesses, and from all your idols I will cleanse you. And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes and be careful to obey my rules.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
and he made no distinction between us and them, having cleansed their hearts by faith.
Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,
he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,
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.
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.
I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear me forever, for their own good and the good of their children after them.
Who can say, “I have made my heart pure; I am clean from my sin”?
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.
and that they should not be like their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation whose heart was not steadfast, whose spirit was not faithful to God.
A Psalm of Asaph. Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart.
and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.
When he came and saw the grace of God, he was glad, and he exhorted them all to remain faithful to the Lord with steadfast purpose,
he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.
Their heart was not steadfast toward him; they were not faithful to his covenant.
“Thus says the Lord God: This also I will let the house of Israel ask me to do for them: to increase their people like a flock.
I have seen your abominations, your adulteries and neighings, your lewd whorings, on the hills in the field. Woe to you, O Jerusalem! How long will it be before you are made clean?”
And he walked in all the sins that his father did before him, and his heart was not wholly true to the Lord his God, as the heart of David his father. Nevertheless, for David's sake the Lord his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, setting up his son after him, and establishing Jerusalem, because David did what was right in the eyes of the Lord and did not turn aside from anything that he commanded him all the days of his life, except in the matter of Uriah the Hittite.
Therefore Hebron became the inheritance of Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite to this day, because he wholly followed the Lord, the God of Israel.
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