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6029 sin, accepting forgiveness of

6029 sin, accepting forgiveness of

Sinners must respond to God’s offer of forgiveness through faith in Jesus Christ.

The conviction of sin

La 1:20; Jn 16:8-9 See also 1Ki 8:38-40; Isa 6:5; Eze 33:10-11; Ac 16:29

The inward response of faith

Ac 16:31 See also Mk 1:14-15; Jn 3:36; Jn 5:24; Ac 13:38-39; Ac 16:25-34; Ro 3:22-26; Ro 10:8-10; Eph 2:8

The outward response of baptism

Ac 22:16 See also Mk 1:4-5 pp Mt 3:1-6 pp Lk 3:2-6; Ac 2:38; Ac 8:36; Col 2:11-12; 1Pe 3:21

Confession of sin

Pr 28:13; 1Jn 1:9 See also Lev 16:20-22; Lev 26:40-42; 2Sa 12:13; Ps 32:3-5; La 3:40; Lk 15:17-20; Ac 19:18

Repentance

Turning towards God Ac 3:19 See also 2Ch 6:36-39; Isa 55:7; Eze 18:21; Mt 3:1-2 pp Mk 1:4 pp Lk 3:2; Ac 17:30; 2Co 7:10; 1Th 1:9

Turning away from sin Jn 8:11 See also Jer 4:3-4; Lk 19:1-10; Jn 5:14; Ro 6:11-14; 1Pe 2:11

The making of restitution

Lk 19:8 See also Lev 6:1-7; Nu 5:6-8; Pr 6:30-31; Eze 33:12-16

The forgiveness of others

Lk 11:4 pp Mt 6:12 See also Mt 6:14-15; Mt 18:21-35; Mk 11:25; Eph 4:32; Col 3:13

See also

2420gospel
3248Holy Spirit, conviction
5031knowledge of sin
5492restitution
6193impenitence
6624confession of sin
6626conversion
6732repentance
7903baptism
8020faith
8843unforgivable sin

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