Thus saith the Lord GOD; No stranger, uncircumcised in heart, nor uncircumcised in flesh, shall enter into my sanctuary, of any stranger that is among the children of Israel.
Ezekiel 44:7
when you brought in foreigners, uncircumcised in heart and uncircumcised in flesh, to be in My sanctuary to profane it, [even] My house, when you offered My food, the fat and the blood; for they made My covenant void-- [this] in addition to all your abominations.
Psalm 50:16
But to the wicked God says, "What right have you to tell of My statutes And to take My covenant in your mouth?
Psalm 93:5
Your testimonies are fully confirmed; Holiness befits Your house, O LORD, forevermore.
Joel 3:17
Then you will know that I am the LORD your God, Dwelling in Zion, My holy mountain. So Jerusalem will be holy, And strangers will pass through it no more.
Zechariah 14:21
Every cooking pot in Jerusalem and in Judah will be holy to the LORD of hosts; and all who sacrifice will come and take of them and boil in them. And there will no longer be a Canaanite in the house of the LORD of hosts in that day.
Mark 16:16
"He who has believed and has been baptized shall be saved; but he who has disbelieved shall be condemned.
John 3:3-5
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Jesus answered and said to him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God."
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Nicodemus said to Him, "How can a man be born when he is old? He cannot enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born, can he?"
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Jesus answered, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Titus 1:5-9
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For this reason I left you in Crete, that you would set in order what remains and appoint elders in every city as I directed you,
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[namely], if any man is above reproach, the husband of one wife, having children who believe, not accused of dissipation or rebellion.
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For the overseer must be above reproach as God's steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not pugnacious, not fond of sordid gain,
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but hospitable, loving what is good, sensible, just, devout, self-controlled,
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holding fast the faithful word which is in accordance with the teaching, so that he will be able both to exhort in sound doctrine and to refute those who contradict.