25 Quotes About Purity

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When the saint ceases to seek after holiness, purity, righteousness, truth; when he ceases to pray, stops reading the Word and gives way to carnal appetites, then it is that Satan comes.
- Smith Wigglesworth
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There is no faithfulness like that which ought to be between a guide of souls and the person directed by him. They ought continually to regard each other in God, and closely to examine themselves, whether all their thoughts are pure, and all their words directed with Christian discretion. Other affairs are only the things of men; but these are peculiarly the things of God.
- John Wesley
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While the state of Venice was free from inquisitors, a great number of Protestants fixed their residence there, and many converts were made by the purity of the doctrines they professed, and the inoffensiveness of the conversation they used.
- John Foxe
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Pure morality points you to the purest one of all. When impure, it points you to yourself. The purer your habits, the closer to God you will come. Moralizing from impure motives takes you away from God.
- Ravi Zacharias
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They that would keep themselves pure must have their bodies in subjection, and that may require, in some cases, a holy violence.
- Thomas Boston
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The man whose blood is pure has nothing to fear. So he whose spirit is purified and sweetened becomes proof against these germs of sin. "Anger, wrath, malice and railing" in such a soil can find no root.
- Henry Drummond
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I would sooner be holy than happy if the two things could be divorced. Were it possible for a man always to sorrow and yet to be pure, I would choose the sorrow if I might win the purity, for to be free from the power of sin, to be made to love holiness, is true happiness.
- Charles Spurgeon
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God only requires of his adult children, that their hearts be truly purified, and that they offer him continually the wishes and vows that naturally spring from perfect love. For these desires, being the genuine fruits of love, are the most perfect prayers that can spring from it. It is scarce conceivable how strait the way is wherein God leads them that follow him; and how dependent on him we must be, unless we are wanting in our faithfulness to him.
- John Wesley
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She that hath a wise husband must entice him to an eternal dearness by the veil of modesty and the grave robes of chastity, the ornament of meekness, and the jewels of faith and charity. She must have no painting but blushings; her brightness must be purity, and she must shine roundabout with sweetness and friendship; and she shall be pleasant while she lives, and desired when she dies.
- Jeremy Taylor
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You must keep your memory clean and pure, as it were a wedlock chamber, from all strange thoughts, fancies and imaginations, and it must be trimmed and adorned with holy meditations and virtues of Christ's holy crucified life and passion: That God may continually and ever rest therein.
- Robert Leighton
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He came to deliver us from our sinful dispositions, and create in us pure hearts, and when we have Him with us it will not be hard for us. Then the service of Christ will be delightful.
- Dwight L. Moody
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A person who is not being purified from sin has no claim on being saved from it.
- John MacArthur
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If thou hadst simplicity and purity, thou wouldst be able to comprehend all things without error, and behold them without danger. The pure heart safely pervades not only heaven, but hell.
- Thomas a Kempis
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God has guarded His Word so that only the pure in heart can see its secrets. All other efforts will fail.
- Winkie Pratney
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The proof of spiritual maturity is not how pure you are but awareness of your impurity. That very awareness opens the door to grace.
- Phillips Brooks
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This desire for heart purity is a creation of the Holy Spirit at work in the heart.
- Duncan Campbell
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Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature. Simplicity is in the intention, purity in the affection; simplicity turns to God; purity unites with and enjoys him.
- Thomas a Kempis
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God would not rub so hard if it were not to fetch out the dirt that is ingrained in our natures. God loves purity so well He had rather see a hole than a spot in His child's garments.
- William Gurnall
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No erudition, no purity of diction, no width of mental outlook, no flowers of eloquence, no grace of person can atone for lack of fire. Prayer ascends by fire. Flame gives prayer access as well as wings, acceptance as well as energy. There is no incense without fire; no prayer without flame.
- E.M. Bounds
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The proof of spiritual maturity is not how pure you are but awareness of your impurity. That very awareness opens the door to grace.
- Philip Yancey
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Become pure in heart. The pure in heart shall see God. Here, then, is one opening for soul-culture--the avenue through purity of heart to the spiritual seeing of God.
- Henry Drummond
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He that loves the Word and the purity of its precepts cannot turn traitor.
- William Gurnall
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O Lord, keep our hearts, keep our eyes, keep our feet, and keep our tongues.
- William Tiptaft
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The way to preserve the peace of the church is to preserve its purity.
- Matthew Henry
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He who loves with purity considers not the gift of the lover, but the love of the giver.
- Thomas a Kempis
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