We begin our new life in Christ by having our conscience cleansed from guilt. It is very clear in Hebrews 9:14 and 10:22 that the blood of Jesus Christ is the means of this cleansing. Once our conscience is clean, Scripture then describes it as good or clear.
The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith. (1 Timothy 1:5 NIV)
...holding on to faith and a good conscience. Some have rejected these and so have shipwrecked their faith. (1 Timothy 1:19 NIV)
They must keep hold of the deep truths of the faith with a clear conscience. (1 Timothy 3:9 NIV)
The relationship between a good, clear conscience and a sincere faith is very important. But when the deep truths of the faith are held in a…