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Confession of Sin


1. God requires. Le 5:5; Ho 5:15.

2. God regards. Job 33:27,28; Da 9:20-23.

3. Exhortation to. Jos 7:19; Jer 3:13; Jas 5:16.

4. Promises to. Le 26:40-42; Pr 28:13.

5. Should be accompanied with

a. Submission to punishment. Le 26:41; Ne 9:33; Ezr 9:13.

b. Prayer for forgiveness. 2Sa 24:10; Ps 25:11; 51:1; Jer 14:7-9,20.

c. Self-abasement. Isa 64:5,6; Jer 3:25.

d. Godly sorrow. Ps 38:18; La 1:20.

e. Forsaking sin. Pr 28:13.

f. Restitution. Nu 5:6,7.

6. Should be full and unreserved. Ps 32:5; 51:3; 106:6.

7. Followed by pardon. Ps 32:5; 1Jo 1:9.

8. Illustrated. Lu 15:21; 18:13.

9. Exemplified

a. Aaron. Nu 12:11.

b. Israelites. Nu 21:6,7; 1Sa 7:6; 12:19.

c. Saul. 1Sa 15:24.

d. David. 2Sa 24:10.

e. Ezra. Eze 9:6.

f. Nehemiah. Ne 1:6,7.

g. Levites. Ne 9:4,33,34.

h. Job. Job 7:20.

i. Daniel. Da 9:4.

j. Peter. Lu 5:8.

k. Thief. Lu 23:41.