when anyone becomes aware that they are guilty in any of these matters, they must confess in what way they have sinned.
When I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long.
Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity. I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD." And you forgave the guilt of my sin.
Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord,
Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.
For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
we have sinned and done wrong. We have been wicked and have rebelled; we have turned away from your commands and laws.
Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
If you declare with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.