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If we confess our sins

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The problem is, how can we confess our sins without knowing what sins we have done. Knowledge of the law makes us understand what to do and what not to do.

 

1Jn 1:8

Jn 1:8
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8 He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light.  

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If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.


1Jn 1:9

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9 That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.  

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If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

And here are the Commandments of God:

Exo 20:3

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3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me.  

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  Thou shalt have no other gods before me.


Exo 20:4

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4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:  

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  Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:
Exo 20:5
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5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;  

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  Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;
Exo 20:6
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6 And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.  

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  And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.


Exo 20:7

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7 Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.  

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  Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.


Exo 20:8

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8 Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.  

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  Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.
Exo 20:9
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9 Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work:  

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  Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work:
Exo 20:10
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10 But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates:  

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  But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates:
Exo 20:11
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11 For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.  

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  For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.


Exo 20:12

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12 Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.  

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  Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.


Exo 20:13

  Thou shalt not kill.


Exo 20:14

  Thou shalt not commit adultery.


Exo 20:15

  Thou shalt not steal.


Exo 20:16

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16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.  

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  Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.


Exo 20:17

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17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.  

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  Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour’s.


 

 

 

forgiveness

How often do you repent?

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How many times do we sin?

How many times do we repent?

Since God forgives, do we capitalize on his mercy and resume to transgress always knowing that we can confess our sins and repent, believing that we shall be forgiven?

 

Jas_5:16  Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
1Jn_1:9  If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Mat_6:12  And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
Mat_6:14  For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:
Mat_6:15  But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
Mat_9:6  But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house.
Mat_18:21  Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times?
Mat_18:35  So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.

 

Confess and forgiveness

Mar_2:7  Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God only?
Mar_2:10  But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (he saith to the sick of the palsy,)
Mar_11:25  And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.

Mar_11:26  But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.
Luk_5:21  And the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, Who is this which speaketh blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone?

Luk_5:24  But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power upon earth to forgive sins, (he said unto the sick of the palsy,) I say unto thee, Arise, and take up thy couch, and go into thine house.

Luk_6:37  Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:

Luk_11:4  And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.

Luk_17:3  Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.

Luk_17:4  And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive him.

Luk_23:34  Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.

2Co_2:7  So that contrariwise ye ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with overmuch sorrow.

2Co_2:10  To whom ye forgive any thing, I forgive also: for if I forgave any thing, to whom I forgave it, for your sakes forgave I it in the person of Christ;

2Co_12:13  For what is it wherein ye were inferior to other churches, except it be that I myself was not burdensome to you? forgive me this wrong.

1Jn_1:9  If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Repent

Mat_3:2  And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Mat_4:17  From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Mar_1:15  And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.
Mar_6:12  And they went out, and preached that men should repent.

Luk_13:3  I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

Luk_13:5  I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

Luk_16:30  And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent.

Luk_17:3  Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.

Luk_17:4  And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive him.

Act_2:38  Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Act_3:19  Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;

Act_8:22  Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee.

Act_17:30  And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent:

Act_26:20  But shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judaea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance.

2Co_7:8  For though I made you sorry with a letter, I do not repent, though I did repent: for I perceive that the same epistle hath made you sorry, though it were but for a season.

Heb_7:21  (For those priests were made without an oath; but this with an oath by him that said unto him, The Lord sware and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec:)

Rev_2:5  Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.

Rev_2:16  Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.

Rev_2:21  And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she repented not.

Rev_2:22  Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds.

Rev_3:3  Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.

Rev_3:19  As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

You shall be forgiven

Isa_1:18  Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.

Jer_31:34  And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the LORD: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.

Putting the Lord to open shame

Heb 6:4

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4 For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost,  

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  For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost,
Heb 6:5
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5 And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come,  

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  And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come,
Heb 6:6
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6 If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame.  

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  If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame.