What Do These Scriptures Have in Common?

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24 Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, 25 to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen. JUDE

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. EPHESIANS 1

25 Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, 26 that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, 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. EPHESIANS 5

And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, 10 so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, 11 filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God. PHILIPPIANS 1

14 Do all things without grumbling or questioning, 15 that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, 16 holding fast to the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I may be proud that I did not run in vain or labor in vain. PHILIPPIANS 2

21 And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, 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, 23 if indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, became a minister. COLOSSIANS 1

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. 24 He who calls you is faithful; he will surely do it. 1 THESSALONIANS 5

Tell you tell me what the theme of these scriptures are?

What do you learn about being holy and blameless from these verses?

Does the Christian have anything to do with being blameless, or is a holy and blameless condition simply bestowed upon every believer?

There is your bible study for the day……Enjoy

The Home Engineer

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One response »

  1. Upon the acceptance of the Savior we receive all of Him… not just the part that helps us with our temper or the part that help with carnal thoughts but rather ALL of Him now lives in us.

    However, the biblical precept of sowing and reaping is still active. We still reap that which we have sown “BC”.

    For me accepting Christ was instant. However, walking in His Light was and continues to be a process.
    ~~agreed. thanks for the comment the one at Dougs site! Kristina

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