1 Peter 1:13b-17
Psalm 33:18 - "Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;"
Psalm 33:22 - "Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon us, according as we hope in thee."
Psalm 42:5 - "Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance."
Psalm 42:11 - "Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God."
Psalm 147:11 - "The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy."
Luke18:17 - "Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall in no wise enter therein."
Ephesians 5:1 - "Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;"
Hebrews 2:13 - "And again, I will put my trust in him. And again, Behold I and the children which God hath given me."
1Chronicles 16:29 - "Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness." A holy life is a beautiful life.
Romans 6:22 - "But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life." A holy life is a fruitful life.
Ephesians 4:24 - "And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness." A holy life is a Godly life.
We already have within us the possibility of living a holy life.
Christian people should not be worldy, loose living people. Christ has called us to separate ourselves from the world.