6653 forgiveness, divine

6653 forgiveness, divine

God forgives the sins of believers on the basis of the once for all sacrifice offered by Jesus Christ on the cross. Believers’sins are no longer held against them, on account of the atoning death of Jesus Christ.

God’s nature and forgiveness

Ex 34:5-7 See also Nu 14:17-20; Ne 9:16-17; Ps 103:1-18; Isa 43:25; Mic 7:18-20; 1Jn 1:8-9

God’s promise of forgiveness

Jer 31:31-34 See also 2Ch 7:14; Isa 55:6-7; Heb 8:8-12

People’s need of forgiveness

1Jn 1:8-10 See also Ps 51:1-5; Isa 6:1-5; Ro 3:9,23

The means of forgiveness

Under the old covenant Heb 9:22 See also Lev 4:27-31; Lev 5:17-18

Under the new covenant Mt 26:27-28 See also Jn 1:29; Eph 1:7-8; Col 2:13-15

The assurance of forgiveness

1Jn 1:8-9 See also Ps 51:7; Ps 103:8-12; Ps 130:3-4; Pr 28:13; Isa 1:18; Ac 2:38; Jas 5:13-16; 1Jn 2:1-2

See also

3248Holy Spirit, conviction
5009conscience
6027sin, remedy for
6175guilt, removal of
6614atonement
6627conversion
6666grace
6686mercy
6716reconciliation
6732repentance
7314blood
8104assurance

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