Lesson 3 – Repentance and Confession
1 Tim 1:5 But the end of the charge is love out of a pure heart and out of a good conscience and out of unfeigned faith.
1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Prov. 28:13 He who covers his transgressions will not prosper, / But whoever confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.
- The importance of repentance:
- The meaning of repentance:
- The importance of confessing our sins:
- But declared both to those in Damascus first and in Jerusalem and throughout all the country of Judea and to the Gentiles that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance. (Acts 26:20)
- Therefore, having overlooked the times of ignorance, God now charges all men everywhere to repent. (Acts 17:30)
- And saying, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn near. (Matt. 3:2)
- And he came into all the region surrounding the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for forgiveness of sins. (Luke 3:3)
- But the end of the charge is love out of a pure heart and out of a good conscience and out of unfeigned faith. (1 Tim. 1:5)
- I acknowledged my sin to You, / And I did not cover my iniquity. / I said, I will confess my transgressions to Jehovah. / Then You forgave the iniquity of my sin. (Psa. 32:5)
- If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness. (1 John 1:9)