Holy/Holiness in the New Testament re: the people of God

Holy/Holiness in the New Testament re: the people of God


I offer the passages below for those who want to “be holy as He is holy”. This of course requires that we know Him as holy. Thankfully He is constantly working in His church to present us to Himself “holy and blameless”. May the Holy Spirit give you an ever greater passion for holiness in these last days before He returns!


Mat 7:6 "Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.


Mar 6:20 for Herod was afraid of John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he kept him safe. And when he heard him, he was very perplexed; but he used to enjoy listening to him.


Luke 2:23, (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, "EVERY [firstborn] MALE THAT OPENS THE WOMB SHALL BE CALLED HOLY TO THE LORD"), ...


Act 13:52 And the disciples were continually filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.


Rom 11:16 If the first piece of dough is holy, the lump is also; and if the root is holy, the branches are too.


Rom 12:1 Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, [which is] your spiritual service of worship.


Rom 15:13 Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.


Rom 15:16 to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, ministering as a priest the gospel of God, so that my offering of the Gentiles may become acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.


Rom 16:16 Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ greet you.


1Co 3:17 If any man destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him, for the temple of God is holy, and that is what you are.


1Co 6:19 Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own?


1Co 7:14 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified through her believing husband; for otherwise your children are unclean, but now they are holy.


1Co 7:34 and his interests are divided. The woman who is unmarried, and the virgin, is concerned about the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and spirit; but one who is married is concerned about the things of the world, how she may please her husband.


1Co 12:3 Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking by the Spirit of God says, "Jesus is accursed"; and no one can say, "Jesus is Lord," except by the Holy Spirit.


1Co 16:20 All the brethren greet you. Greet one another with a holy kiss.


2Corinthians 1:12 For our proud confidence is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you.


2Co 6:6 in purity, in knowledge, in patience, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in genuine love,


2Corinthians 7:1 Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.


2Co 13:12 Greet one another with a holy kiss.


2Co 13:14 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with you all.


Eph 1:4 just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him. In love


Eph 1:13 In Him, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation--having also believed, you were sealed in Him with the Holy Spirit of promise,


Eph 2:21 in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord,


Ephesians 4:24 and put on the new self, which in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of the truth.


Eph 4:30 Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.


Eph 5:27 that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy and blameless.


Col 1:22 yet He has now reconciled you in His fleshly body through death, in order to present you before Him holy and blameless and beyond reproach--


Col 3:12 So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;


1Thessalonians 3:13 so that He may establish your hearts without blame in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all His saints.


1Thess 5:26 Greet all the brethren with a holy kiss.


1Tim. 2:8 Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension.


2Tim. 1:9 who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,


Heb 3:1 Therefore, holy brethren, partakers of a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest of our confession;


Heb 10:19 Therefore, brethren, since we have confidence to enter the holy place by the blood of Jesus,


Hebrews 12:10 For they disciplined us for a short time as seemed best to them, but He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness.


1Pe 1:15 but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior


1Pe 1:16 because it is written, "YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I AM HOLY."


1Pe 2:5 you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.


1Pe 2:9 But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;


1Pe 3:5 For in this way in former times the holy women also, who hoped in God, used to adorn themselves, being submissive to their own husbands;


2Pe 3:11 Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, what sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness,


Jude 1:20 But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,


Rev 20:6 Blessed and holy is the one who has a part in the first resurrection; over these the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with Him for a thousand years.


Rev 22:11 "Let the one who does wrong, still do wrong; and the one who is filthy, still be filthy; and let the one who is righteous, still practice righteousness; and the one who is holy, still keep himself holy."

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