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13 Bible Verses about Confession

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Joshua 7:20

Achan replied to Joshua, “It is true. I have sinned against the Lord, the God of Israel. This is what I did:

1 Samuel 15:24

Saul answered Samuel, “I have sinned. I have transgressed the Lord’s command and your words. Because I was afraid of the people, I obeyed them.

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Confession » Of Christ

Luke 12:8

“And I say to you, anyone who acknowledges Me before men, the Son of Man will also acknowledge him before the angels of God,

1 John 4:2-3

This is how you know the Spirit of God: Every spirit who confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God. But every spirit who does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist; you have heard that he is coming, and he is already in the world now.

Confession » Those that confess jesus Christ

Luke 12:8

“And I say to you, anyone who acknowledges Me before men, the Son of Man will also acknowledge him before the angels of God,

Romans 10:9-11

if you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. With the heart one believes, resulting in righteousness, and with the mouth one confesses, resulting in salvation. Now the Scripture says, No one who believes on Him will be put to shame,

Confession » The reward for confessing sin

Leviticus 26:40-45

"But if they will confess their sin and the sin of their fathers-their unfaithfulness that they practiced against Me, and how they acted with hostility toward Me, and I acted with hostility toward them and brought them into the land of their enemies-and if their uncircumcised hearts will be humbled, and if they will pay the penalty for their sin, then I will remember My covenant with Jacob. I will also remember My covenant with Isaac and My covenant with Abraham, and I will remember the land. read more.
For the land abandoned by them will make up for its Sabbaths by lying desolate without the people, while they pay the penalty for their sin, because they rejected My ordinances and abhorred My statutes. Yet in spite of this, while they are in the land of their enemies, I will not reject or abhor them so as to destroy them and break My covenant with them, since I am the Lord their God. For their sake I will remember the covenant with their fathers, whom I brought out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the nations to be their God; I am the Lord."

1 John 1:5-9

Now this is the message we have heard from Him and declare to you: God is light, and there is absolutely no darkness in Him. If we say, "We have fellowship with Him," and walk in darkness, we are lying and are not practicing the truth. But if we walk in the light as He Himself is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin. read more.
If we say, "We have no sin," we are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Confession » Confessing your sins

Jeremiah 3:13

Only acknowledge your guilt
you have rebelled against the Lord your God.
You have scattered your favors to strangers
under every green tree
and have not obeyed My voice.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Numbers 5:5-7

The Lord spoke to Moses: "Tell the Israelites: When a man or woman commits any sin against another, that person acts unfaithfully toward the Lord and is guilty. The person is to confess the sin he has committed. He is to pay full compensation, add a fifth of its value to it, and give [it] to the individual he has wronged.

Confession » The reward for confessing the lord

Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding; think about Him in all your ways, and He will guide you on the right paths.

1 Kings 8:33-36

When Your people Israel are defeated before an enemy, because they have sinned against You, and they return to You and praise Your name, and they pray and plead with You for mercy in this temple, may You hear in heaven and forgive the sin of Your people Israel. May You restore them to the land You gave their ancestors. When the skies are shut and there is no rain, because they have sinned against You, and they pray toward this place and praise Your name, and they turn from their sins because You are afflicting them, read more.
may You hear in heaven and forgive the sin of Your servants and Your people Israel, so that You may teach them the good way they should walk in. May You send rain on Your land that You gave Your people for an inheritance.

2 Chronicles 6:24-25

If Your people Israel are defeated before an enemy, because they have sinned against You, and they return [to You] and praise Your name, and they pray and plead for mercy before You in this temple, may You hear in heaven and forgive the sin of Your people Israel. May You restore them to the land You gave them and their ancestors.

Confession » Every tongue confessing the lord

Philippians 2:9-11

For this reason God also highly exalted Him and gave Him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow- of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth- and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

Isaiah 45:22-23

Turn to Me and be saved, all the ends of the earth. For I am God, and there is no other. By Myself I have sworn; Truth has gone from My mouth, a word that will not be revoked: Every knee will bow to Me, every tongue will swear allegiance.

Romans 14:11

For it is written:As I live, says the Lord,
every knee will bow to Me,
and every tongue will give praise to God.

Confession » Who jesus Christ will confess

Luke 12:8

“And I say to you, anyone who acknowledges Me before men, the Son of Man will also acknowledge him before the angels of God,

Revelation 3:1-5

"To the angel of the church in Sardis write: "The One who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars says: I know your works; you have a reputation for being alive, but you are dead. Be alert and strengthen what remains, which is about to die, for I have not found your works complete before My God. Remember therefore what you have received and heard; keep it, and repent. But if you are not alert, I will come like a thief, and you have no idea at what hour I will come against you. read more.
But you have a few people in Sardis who have not defiled their clothes, and they will walk with Me in white, because they are worthy. In the same way, the victor will be dressed in white clothes, and I will never erase his name from the book of life, but will acknowledge his name before My Father and before His angels.

Confession » Those that do not confess jesus Christ

2 John 1:7

Many deceivers have gone out into the world; they do not confess the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh. This is the deceiver and the antichrist.

1 John 4:3

But every spirit who does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist; you have heard that he is coming, and he is already in the world now.

Confession » Those that confess their sins

Prayer » Accompanied with » Confession

Nehemiah 1:7

We have acted corruptly toward You and have not kept the commands, statutes, and ordinances You gave Your servant Moses.

Repentance » Should be accompanied by » Confession

Leviticus 26:40

“But if they will confess their sin and the sin of their fathers—their unfaithfulness that they practiced against Me, and how they acted with hostility toward Me,

Job 33:27

He will look at men and say,
“I have sinned and perverted what was right;
yet I did not get what I deserved.

Topics on Confession

Confession Of Christ

40;10;32

“Therefore, everyone who will acknowledge Me before men, I will also acknowledge him before My Father in heaven.

Confession of sin

62;1;9

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Confession, Examples Of

4;12;11

and said to Moses, “My lord, please don’t hold against us this sin we have so foolishly committed.

Sin, Confession Of

59;5;16

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The urgent request of a righteous person is very powerful in its effect.

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