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Thursday; January 16

There is a word that is pretty common – but not necessarily accepted.  Most of us understand the concept of purity, but have we ever really thought much about it?  While I personally think terms such as “unsullied” describe the intent I wonder if modern society lost it as a part of our vocabulary?            The idea of something being pure has it roots in being clean.  The concept can be applied to physical things such as water or soap, but the most important aspect of purity comes in the form of spiritual and moral lifestyles.  Being pure is being influenced by worldliness.  It is living free from corrupt desires while being innocent and true.  It is about being blameless and free from guilt.           While it is important to understand the concept of purity, it is even more important to incorporate it into our spiritual walk.  Jesus told His disciples, “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.” (Matthew 5:8).  A few years later, while describing how we can de…