Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But the tax-collector stood at a distance and would not even raise his eyes to heaven, but struck his breast, and said, 'O God, have mercy on a sinner like me!'
and they were baptized by him in the Jordan River, in acknowledgment of their sins.
1 John 1:8
If we say, "We are without any sin," we are deceiving ourselves, and there is no truth in our hearts.
His son said to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your eyes; I no longer deserve to be called your son; treat me like one of your hired men!'
1 Corinthians 11:31
But if we recognized our own condition, we would not incur this judgment.