Bible Verses on Holiness
NEW TESTAMENT (NIV)
Matthew 5 verse 48:
"Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect."
Luke 8 verse 16:
"No one lights a lamp and hides it in a clay jar or puts it under a bed. Instead, they put it on a stand, so that those who come in can see the light."
Romans 6 verse 22
"But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life."
Romans 12 verse 1
"Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of Godís mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to Godóthis is your true and proper worship."
Romans 16 verse 17
"I urge you, brothers and sisters, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. Keep away from them."
1 Corinthians 3 verse 16
"Donít you know that you yourselves are Godís temple and that Godís Spirit dwells in your midst?"
2 Corinthians 7 verse 1
"Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God."
Ephesians 5 verse 3
"But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for Godís holy people."
Philippians 2 verse 5
"In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus."
Philippians 2 verses 14 to 16a
"Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation. Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky as you hold firmly to the word of life."