Forgiving of Sins
Over the past several months the reading of the Bible has become more and more a part of who I am. It seems the more that is learned the more that I want to learn. I feel confident that I am not alone in this situation and probably most Christians, believers, have the same experience.
While I have been living the Steps and principals of AA they have been a guiding force, however, they still fall short of understanding, practice and, above all, depth that a person needs to stay grounded and rooted in the ongoing forgiveness of sins. We are never “cured” of sin nor do we ever stop, we merely curb the appetite and execution.
The past few weeks it has become clear that during my prayer time offering my sins in this day, yesterday and tomorrow are to be front and center. If I don’t turn these sins over to Jesus Christ I don’t stand a chance in this day. The success of today is built upon the outcome of yesterday and tomorrow is merely a reflection of the actions taken today.
I John 1 NKJV
5 This is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that God is light and in Him is no darkness at all.
6 If we say that we have fellowship with Him, and walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth.
7 But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin.
8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar, and His word is not in us.