Quotes from the New Testament on having a “clear conscience”

Acts 23:1 : “Paul looked intently at the Sanhedrin and said, ‘My brothers, I have conducted myself with a perfectly clear conscience before God to this day.’”


Acts 24:16 : “….I always strive to keep my conscience clear before God and man.”


Hebrews 13:18 : “Pray for us, for we are confident that we have a clear conscience, wishing to act rightly in every respect.”


1 Peter 3:16 : “Keep your conscience clear, so that, whenever you are defamed, those who libel your way of life in Christ may be shamed.”


1 Peter 3:21 : (We seek) “not a removal of dirt from the body, but an appeal to God for a clear conscience….”


1 Timothy 3:9 : (All are called to hold) “fast to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience.”


2 Timothy 1:3 : “I am grateful to God, Whom I worship with a clear conscience….”


1 John 3:21 : “If our consciences have nothing to charge us with, we can be sure that God is with us.”

About Fr. Wade Menezes

Fr. Wade L. J. Menezes, CPM is a member of the Fathers of Mercy, a missionary preaching Religious Congregation based in Auburn, Kentucky. Ordained a priest during the Great Jubilee Year 2000, he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Catholic Thought from the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Toronto, Canada and his dual Master of Arts and Master of Divinity Degrees in Theology from Holy Apostles Seminary in Cromwell, Connecticut. His secular college degrees are in journalism and communications.