Husbands, love your wives, just as also Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her,
to make her holy, cleansing her in the washing of water by the word.
He did this to present the church to Himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but holy and blameless.
He gave Himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to cleanse for Himself a special people, eager to do good works.
For we too were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, captives of various passions and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, detesting one another.
But when the goodness and love for man appeared from God our Savior,
He saved us-- not by works of righteousness that we had done, but according to His mercy, through the washing of regeneration and renewal by the Holy Spirit.
But if we walk in the light as He Himself is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.
My little children, I am writing you these things so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father-- Jesus Christ the righteous One.
He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not only for ours, but also for those of the whole world.
save others by snatching [them] from the fire; on others have mercy in fear, hating even the garment defiled by the flesh.
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and has set us free from our sins by His blood,
and made us a kingdom, priests to His God and Father-- to Him be the glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.
on the seventh day he
He is to purify himself with the water on the third day and the seventh day; then he will be clean. But if he does not purify himself on the third and seventh days, he will not be clean.
"You are to remain outside the camp for seven days. All of you and your prisoners who have killed a person or touched the dead are to purify yourselves on the third day and the seventh day.
By the seventh day, God completed His work that He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work that He had done.
He is to shave off all his hair [again] on the seventh day: his head, his beard, his eyebrows, and the rest of his hair. He is to wash his clothes and bathe himself with water; he is clean.