41 Bible Verses about Making Mistakes
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For we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well.
Also it is not good for a person to be without knowledge,
And he who hurries his footsteps errs.
bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you.
You were running well; who hindered you from obeying the truth?
Do not turn to the right nor to the left;
Turn your foot from evil.
Indeed, there is not a righteous man on earth who continually does good and who never sins.
But Jesus answered and said to them, “You are mistaken, not understanding the Scriptures nor the power of God.
When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable,
But he who restrains his lips is wise.
For it is better, if God should will it so, that you suffer for doing what is right rather than for doing what is wrong.
‘He puts no trust even in His servants;
And against His angels He charges error.
But if you will not do so, behold, you have sinned against the Lord, and be sure your sin will find you out.
Do not let your speech cause you to sin and do not say in the presence of the messenger of God that it was a mistake. Why should God be angry on account of your voice and destroy the work of your hands?
It is better that you should not vow than that you should vow and not pay.
Then the priest shall make atonement for all the congregation of the sons of Israel, and they will be forgiven; for it was an error, and they have brought their offering, an offering by fire to the Lord, and their sin offering before the Lord, for their error.
he can deal gently with the ignorant and misguided, since he himself also is beset with weakness;
The foolishness of man ruins his way,
And his heart rages against the Lord.
Do not remember the sins of my youth or my transgressions;
According to Your lovingkindness remember me,
For Your goodness’ sake, O Lord.
The steps of a man are established by the Lord,
And He delights in his way.
Avoid it, do not pass by it;
Turn away from it and pass on.
let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.
“God is not a man, that He should lie,
Nor a son of man, that He should repent;
Has He said, and will He not do it?
Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?
For if that first covenant had been faultless, there would have been no occasion sought for a second.
Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning.
The way of the wicked is like darkness;
They do not know over what they stumble.
For we are not overextending ourselves, as if we did not reach to you, for we were the first to come even as far as you in the gospel of Christ;
and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.”
Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness;
Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!
So you shall not wrong one another, but you shall fear your God; for I am the Lord your God.
God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.
“I regret that I have made Saul king, for he has turned back from following Me and has not carried out My commands.” And Samuel was distressed and cried out to the Lord all night.
‘Now if a person sins after he hears a public adjuration to testify when he is a witness, whether he has seen or otherwise known, if he does not tell it, then he will bear his guilt.
Who can discern his errors? Acquit me of hidden faults.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes,
But a wise man is he who listens to counsel.
When you make a vow to God, do not be late in paying it; for He takes no delight in fools. Pay what you vow!
Will they not go astray who devise evil?
But kindness and truth will be to those who devise good.
Peter said to Him, “Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.”
For what credit is there if, when you sin and are harshly treated, you endure it with patience? But if when you do what is right and suffer for it you patiently endure it, this finds favor with God.
Jesus said to them, “Is this not the reason you are mistaken, that you do not understand the Scriptures or the power of God?
Both their own iniquities and the iniquities of their fathers together,” says the Lord.
“Because they have burned incense on the mountains
And scorned Me on the hills,
Therefore I will measure their former work into their bosom.”
Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of God.
“Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean;
Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight.
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