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And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.
But Simon Peter, when he saw it, fell down at Jesus knees, saying, Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.
And Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to him, saying unto him, Lord, trouble not thyself; for I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof:
And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, who stood afar off:
and I said, O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God; for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our guiltiness is grown up unto the heavens.
Wherefore I abhor myself , And repent in dust and ashes.
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.
Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, Jehovah of hosts.
that thou mayest remember, and be confounded, and never open thy mouth any more, because of thy shame, when I have forgiven thee all that thou hast done, saith the Lord Jehovah.
O Lord, righteousness belongeth unto thee, but unto us confusion of face, as at this day; to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and unto all Israel, that are near, and that are far off, through all the countries whither thou hast driven them, because of their trespass that they have trespassed against thee.
Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and the rest of the apostles, Brethren, what shall we do?
Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: According to thy lovingkindness remember thou me, For thy goodness'sake, O Jehovah.
I said, O Jehovah, have mercy upon me: Heal my soul; for I have sinned against thee.
Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: According to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.
But thou, O Lord, art a God merciful and gracious, Slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness and truth.
VAV. Let thy lovingkindnesses also come unto me, O Jehovah, Even thy salvation, according to thy word.
If thou, Jehovah, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?
we have sinned, and have dealt perversely, and have done wickedly, and have rebelled, even turning aside from thy precepts and from thine ordinances;
Let us therefore draw near with boldness unto the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and may find grace to help us in time of need.
For I will be merciful to their iniquities, And their sins will I remember no more.
I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight:
But the other answered, and rebuking him said, Dost thou not even fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation?
2 Chronicles 33:12
And when he was in distress, he besought Jehovah his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.
We have sinned with our fathers, We have committed iniquity, we have done wickedly.
Come now, and let us reason together, saith Jehovah: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
Thou meetest him that rejoiceth and worketh righteousness, those that remember thee in thy ways: behold, thou wast wroth, and we sinned: in them have we been of long time; and shall we be saved?
But go ye and learn what this meaneth, I desire mercy, and not sacrifice, for I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.
But God commendeth his own love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
1 Timothy 1:15
Faithful is the saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief:
1 John 1:8
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
But many shall be last that are first; and first that are last.
But many that are first shall be last; and the last first.
And there came also publicans to be baptized, and they said unto him, Teacher, what must we do?
I am not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.