Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

General references

Bible References


1 John 1:6
If, while we are living in darkness, we profess to have fellowship with Him, we speak falsely and are not adhering to the truth.
1 John 3:5
And you know that He appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin.
Romans 3:23
for all alike have sinned, and all consciously come short of the glory of God,
James 3:2
For we often stumble and fall, all of us. If there is any one who never stumbles in speech, that man has reached maturity of character and is able to curb his whole nature.

We deceive

1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no one deceive himself. If any man imagines that he is wise, compared with the rest of you, with the wisdom of the present age, let him become "foolish" so that he may be wise.
Galatians 6:3
For if there is any one who thinks himself to be somebody when he is nobody, he is deluding himself.
2 Timothy 3:13
But bad men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, misleading and being misled.
James 1:22
But prove yourselves obedient to the Message, and do not be mere hearers of it, imposing a delusion upon yourselves.
2 Peter 2:13
being doomed to receive a requital for their guilt. They reckon it pleasure to feast daintily in broad daylight. They are spots and blemishes, while feeding luxuriously at their love-feasts, and banqueting with you.

General references

Hebrews 8:12
Because I will be merciful to their wrongdoings, and their sins I will remember no longer.'"