Proverbs 20:9 Who can say, “I have cleansed my heart, I am pure from my sin “?
Psalm 14:2,3 The LORD has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men To see if there are any who understand, Who seek after God. • They have all turned aside, together they have become corrupt; There is no one who does good, not even one.
Romans 8:8 and those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
Romans 7:18,19 For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not. • For the good that I want, I do not do, but I practice the very evil that I do not want.
Isaiah 64:6 For all of us have become like one who is unclean, And all our righteous deeds are like a filthy garment; And all of us wither like a leaf, And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.
Galatians 3:22 But the Scripture has shut up everyone under sin, so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.
2 Corinthians 5:19 namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and He has committed to us the word of reconciliation.
1 John 1:8,9 If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us. • If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.