With forgiveness from the Lord our hearts are also transformed. Through the blood of Jesus we are changed.
1 Peter 1:18,19 (KJV)
18 Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;
19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot: