Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

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Bible References


1 John 1:6
If we say we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie and do not live according to the truth.
1 John 3:5
And you know that he appeared to take away our sins, and in him there is no sin.
Romans 3:23
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
James 3:2
For we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well.

We deceive

1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no one deceive himself. If any one among you thinks that he is wise in this age, he must become a fool so that he may become wise.
Galatians 6:3
For if anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.
2 Timothy 3:13
while evil men and impostors will go from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.
James 1:22
But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who deceive themselves.
2 Peter 2:13
suffering wrong for their wrongdoing. They count it a pleasure to revel in the daytime. They are blots and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions, as they carouse with you.

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Hebrews 8:12
For I will be merciful to their iniquities, and I will remember their sins no more."