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Holiness, as depicted in the Bible, is the divine call for believers to live in accordance with God’s character. It involves living a life separated from sin, dedicated to God’s purposes, and characterized by righteousness. Pursuing holiness requires constant reliance on God’s grace and empowerment, as well as aligning our lives with His Word. It is a lifelong process that pleases God, enables His presence, and bears witness to His glory. Below are 50 scriptures meant to enhance your holy living as you keep confessing, declaring and announcing them;

  1. Leviticus 11:44: “For I am the LORD your God. Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy.”
  2. 1 Peter 1:15-16: “But as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, since it is written, ‘You shall be holy, for I am holy.'”
  3. Hebrews 12:14: “Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.”
  4. 2 Corinthians 7:1: “Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God.”
  5. 1 Thessalonians 4:7: “For God has not called us for impurity, but in holiness.”
  6. Ephesians 1:4: “Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him.”
  7. 1 Corinthians 1:2: “To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours.”
  8. 1 Timothy 2:8: “I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling.”
  9. 1 Peter 2:9: “But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.”
  10. Psalm 99:9: “Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy mountain; for the LORD our God is holy!”
  11. Isaiah 6:3: “And one called to another and said: ‘Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!'”
  12. Revelation 4:8: “And the four living creatures, each of them with six wings, are full of eyes all around and within, and day and night they never cease to say, ‘Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come!'”
  13. Matthew 5:8: “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.”
  14. Romans 12:1: “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.”
  15. Colossians 1:22: “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.”
  16. 2 Timothy 1:9: “Who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began.”
  17. 1 Peter 1:14-15: “As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct.”
  18. Hebrews 10:10: “And by that will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.”
  1. Revelation 22:11: “Let the evildoer still do evil, and the filthy still be filthy, and the righteous still do right, and the holy still be holy.”
  2. 1 Peter 1:18-19: “Knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot.”
  3. Exodus 19:6: “And you shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation. These are the words that you shall speak to the people of Israel.”
  4. 2 Corinthians 6:17-18: “Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the Lord, and touch no unclean thing; then I will welcome you, and I will be a father to you, and you shall be sons and daughters to me, says the Lord Almighty.”
  5. Isaiah 35:8: “And a highway shall be there, and it shall be called the Way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it. It shall belong to those who walk on the way; even if they are fools, they shall not go astray.”
  6. Ephesians 4:24: “And to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.”
  7. Psalm 29:2: “Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness.”
  8. 1 Peter 3:15: “But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect.”
  9. Leviticus 20:7: “Consecrate yourselves, therefore, and be holy, for I am the LORD your God.”
  10. Romans 6:22: “But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life.”
  11. Psalm 96:9: “Worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness; tremble before him, all the earth!”
  12. 2 Peter 3:11: “Since all these things are thus to be dissolved, what sort of people ought you to be in lives of holiness and godliness.”
  13. Ephesians 5:27: “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.”
  14. Psalm 89:35: “Once for all I have sworn by my holiness; I will not lie to David.”
  15. 2 Timothy 2:21: “Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from what is dishonorable, he will be a vessel for honorable use, set apart as holy, useful to the master of the house, ready for every good work.”
  16. 1 Corinthians 3:17: “If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy him. For God’s temple is holy, and you are that temple.”
  17. Psalm 99:3: “Let them praise your great and awesome name! Holy is he!”
  18. Isaiah 43:15: “I am the LORD, your Holy One, the Creator of Israel, your King.”
  19. Colossians 3:12: “Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience.”
  20. Hebrews 12:10: “For they disciplined us for a short time as it seemed best to them, but he disciplines us for our good, that we may share his holiness.”
  21. Psalm 145:17: “The LORD is righteous in all his ways and kind in all his works.”
  22. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20: “Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.”
  23. Isaiah 6:1-3: “In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him stood the seraphim. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And one called to another and said: ‘Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!'”
  24. Ephesians 1:13-14: “In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit, who is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, to the praise of his glory.”
  25. Psalm 111:9: “He sent redemption to his people; he has commanded his covenant forever. Holy and awesome is his name!”
  26. 1 Chronicles 16:10-11: “Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice! Seek the LORD and his strength; seek his presence continually!”
  27. 1 Peter 1:23: “Since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God.”
  28. Romans 6:19: “I am speaking in human terms, because of your natural limitations. For just as you once presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness leading to more lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness leading to sanctification.”
  29. Psalm 119:9: “How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.”
  30. Isaiah 35:10: “And the ransomed of the LORD shall return and come to Zion with singing; everlasting joy shall be upon their heads; they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.”
  31. 1 Thessalonians 5:23: “Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.”
  32. Psalm 22:3: “Yet you are holy, enthroned on the praises of Israel.”


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