18 Bible Verses about

Confession of sin

Most Relevant Verses

Romans 10:10

For a person believes [in Christ] with his heart in order to be made right with God, and he makes a profession with his lips in order to be saved.

Matthew 3:6

and people were immersed by him in the Jordan River as they confessed their sins.

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good battle of the faith; take hold of never ending life, to which you were called [i.e., by the Gospel. See II Thess. 2:14], [when] you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses. [Note: This "confession" probably refers to a person's acknowledgment of Jesus as Lord and Christ prior to his immersion. See Acts 2:36; Rom. 10:9-10].

Matthew 10:32

Therefore, every person who acknowledges me in front of people [i.e., to be their Lord and Christ], I will acknowledge him [i.e., to be my disciple] in front of my Father in heaven.

1 John 4:15

Whoever proclaims that Jesus is the Son of God, God [continually] lives in that person's heart, and he lives in [fellowship with] God [See 2:23].

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee stood up [conspicuously] and prayed about himself this way [i.e., bragging to God about how good he was], 'God, I thank you that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, sexually unfaithful to their mates, or even like that tax collector [over there].

Matthew 3:2

"You must repent [i.e., change your hearts and lives], for the kingdom of heaven will soon be here."

From Thematic Bible


Confession of sin » Examples of national

Confession of sin » Encouraged

Confession of sin » Examples of personal » David

Matthew 27:4

saying, "I have sinned by delivering up an innocent man to die." But they replied, "What is that to us? It is your affair!"

More verses: Psalm 41:4

Confession of sin » Should be accompanied with » Prayer for forgiveness

Confession of sin » Exemplified

Confession of sin » Should be accompanied with » Submission to punishment

Confession of sin » Exhortation to

Confession of sin » Should be full and unreserved

Confession of sin » Promises to

Confession of sin » Should be accompanied with » Godly sorrow

Confession of sin » God requires

Confession of sin » Examples of personal » Prodigal son

Luke 15:18

I will get up and go to my father and say to him, Father, I have sinned against [the God of] heaven and against you.

Luke 23:41

And for us it is truly a just sentence, for we are getting back what we deserve for our actions, but this man has not done anything wrong."

Confession of sin » Followed by pardon

Confession of sin » Illustrated

Luke 15:21

Then the son said to him, 'Father, I have sinned against [the God of] heaven and against you. I do not deserve to be called your son.'

Luke 18:13

But the tax collector stood at a distance [i.e., inconspicuously] and would not even look up to heaven, but struck his chest [i.e., in remorse], saying, 'God, [please] have mercy on a sinner like me.'

Confession of sin » God regards

Confession of sin » Should be accompanied with » Forsaking sin

Confession of sin » Examples of personal » saul

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Confession of sin » Exemplified » David

Confession of sin » Exemplified » saul

Confession of sin » Should be accompanied with » Self-abasement

Confession of sin » Should be accompanied with » Restitution

Confession of sin » Examples of personal » balaam

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Aaron

Confession of sin » Examples of personal » Achan

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Levites, ne 9:4

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Thief

Luke 23:41

And for us it is truly a just sentence, for we are getting back what we deserve for our actions, but this man has not done anything wrong."

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Daniel

Confession of sin » Examples of personal » Peter

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Peter

Confession of sin » Examples of personal » Converts of john the baptist

Mark 1:5

And people from throughout all the regions of Judea and all of Jerusalem went out to John [in the desert]. And he immersed them in the Jordan River as they confessed their sins.

Confession of sin » Exemplified » -ezra

Fasting » Accompanied by » Confession of sin

Fasting » Confession of sin