Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He will contend
Though I be righteous, mine own mouth shall condemn me: Though I be perfect, it shall prove me perverse.
I will say unto God, Do not condemn me; Show me wherefore thou contendest with me.
Oh that I knew where I might find him! That I might come even to his seat!
Oh that I had one to hear me! (Lo, here is my signature, let the Almighty answer me); And that I had the indictment which mine adversary hath written!
Why dost thou strive against him, For that he giveth not account of any of his matters?
If he set his heart upon himself, If he gather unto himself his spirit and his breath;
Shall he that cavilleth contend with the Almighty? He that argueth with God, let him answer it.
For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.
Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why didst thou make me thus?
Who can discern his errors? Clear thou me from hidden faults .
For innumerable evils have compassed me about; Mine iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to look up; They are more than the hairs of my head; And my heart hath failed me.
1 John 1:8
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
1 John 3:20
because if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.